Recreational Vehicles are H-O-T. In 2016, 430,000 recreational vehicles of all kinds were sold, an increase of 15% over the year before. What may surprise some is that half of RV buyers today are under the age of 45, according to the RV Industry Association.
Related recreational industries are also booming. KOA RV campgrounds, reports that business is the best its ever been in the company’s 57 years.
Speaking of mid-century America, did you know that legendary RV brand, Winnebago, will report full-year sales of nearly $1.98 billion for the current year?
Winnebago turned 60 this year. It’s been a glorious ride since 1958, and this made-in-America RV brand is gaining momentum.
I wonder, are you ready to go get lost or found in America? With an RV, you don’t need to leave it all behind or miss out on the comforts of home. You can travel with your pets and sleep in your own bed at night.
For the well-heeled ad executive and weekend warrior, there’s the Winnebago Revel, which sits on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis. The Revel’s 3-liter turbo-diesel puts 325 lbs./ft. of torque through an on-demand 4WD system, complete with high/low range mode for added off-road capability. The new 2018 Revel starts at $142,900.