Destination: Louisville - Winnebago displays exciting lineup of products at
51st Annual National RV Trade Show
FOREST CITY, Iowa, Dec. 3, 2013
FOREST CITY, Iowa, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Winnebago Industries, Inc.
(NYSE: WGO), a leading United States recreation vehicle manufacturer, is
showing 64 motorhomes and towable units from its exciting new product lineup,
including the first showing for several products and floorplans at the 51^st
Annual National RV Trade Show, starting today in Louisville, KY.
"As a leader in innovation within the RV industry, we continue to set the bar
higher for ourselves each year," said Winnebago VP of Sales and Product
Management Scott Degnan. "We are very excited to introduce several new models
and floorplans that further cement the industry leading strength of our
product lineups. We were also very honored to be presented with the Quality
Circle award from the Recreation Vehicle Dealer Association at a special
awards ceremony held last night. This award is a significant indication of
our relationship with our dealer partners and their positive regard for the
quality of our products and services. It is extremely gratifying to have
received this prestigious award for 18 consecutive years."
Making its debut at the Louisville Show, the Destination is Winnebago's first
full-size, luxury fifth-wheelthat combines motorhome styling and high-end
residential appeal. Exterior features include unique styling, including the
aerodynamic exterior front cap design with an air dam for increased wind
deflection and optional rear cap with automotive sport styling. Inside,
you'll find all the comforts of home, along with custom hardwood cabinets,
entertainment center with massive 50" TV, and an optional fireplace, complete
with hearth. The luxury doesn't end there. The master suite features 6'9"
ceilings, an optional "Magic Mirror" mirror/TV design, a "Flex Bed" system
that adjusts the head of the bed for watching TV from a reclining position and
a full size, cedar lined, walk-in closet with four large radius shelves.
"The new Destination truly lives up to the iconic Winnebago name," said
Winnebago Towables President Johnny Hernandez. "I am very proud of our team
and the results of their efforts to push the envelope of traditional
fifth-wheel design to achieve a product that all other fifth wheels will soon
be measured by."
Winnebago's first Class B to feature a slideout, the new Era 70C has is also
debuting in Louisville. The Era, built on the 11,030 lb.
Mercedes-Benzchassis,has best-in-class features such as hot water radiant
heat, 5.7 cu. ft., three-way double door refrigerator, three-burner cooktop,
chrome finish aluminum wheels, 13,500 BTU high-efficiency air conditioner with
a 2,800 watt heat strip auxiliary heating unit, USB charging station for
phones and electronics in the galley, and an innovative exterior storage
shower conversion package with adjustable rear storage rack system that
provides massive storage space for four sets of golf clubs.
The newest Class B member of the Winnebago Touring Coach lineup, the Travato
is the industry's first Class B on the new Ram ProMaster chassis with
estimated fuel economy of 16-18 mpg highway. At 20 feet in length, the
Travato is agile, while also providing a unique floorplan that makes every
inch count. The Travato features a flip-up, rear double bed that allows for
large storage items – perfect for bikes or other gear. The Travato is the
first Class B to feature three-point seat belts in the forward-facing galley
seat. Other features include swivel cab seats, efficient LED lighting,
touch-screen navigation, fully functional galley, deep wardrobe and a rear wet
bath, while the innovative Flex Bed system provides more sleeping space for
With sleeping for up to seven, the Minnie Winnie or Spirit 31K floorplan
offers a single slide with U-shaped dinette and lounge sofa/bed. This Class C
features a split bath, walk-around queen bed and large rear trunk storage
compartment. The 31K and 31KP are available in the Minnie Winnie, Minnie
Winnie Premier, Spirit and Spirit Silver model lines and is now available in a
new champagne sidewall color.
Trend and Viva!:
The new Trend and Viva! are the first Class Cs in the industry to be built on
the new Ram ProMaster chassis, delivering peppy fuel-efficiency and
comfortable living space for up to six people at an unbelievable price. Both
23-foot floorplans feature a powered StudioLoft™ bed that fits tight to the
ceiling to conserve space during the day. Sleek Euro body styling, efficient
LED lighting, available soft, easy-to-clean Ultraleather furniture and the
industry's first, three-point seat belts in the dinette are also highly
The new Vista 36Y (Class A gas) is making its debut in Louisville. One of the
Vista's best features is the magnificent vistas available either looking out
the large front cab windows, or with a large, passenger side window looking
out from the impressively attractive and functional galley island. This
triple slide floorplan also features a StudioLoft drop-down bed in the cab
area, new sofa with integrated recliner, three hidden TVs, walk-through
bathroom and a luxurious bedroom. The 36Y floorplan is also available in the
Sunstar product line.
Forza and Solei:
The Forza and Solei, new Class A diesel pusher models, not only offer
incredible diesel pusher affordability, they can fit in a garage with a
12-foot door. Built on the Freightliner XCS chassis with a Cummins 340-hp
diesel engine, the Forza and Solei feature polished Corian galley countertops,
coffee-glazed cabinetry, upscale entertainment features and energy-saving LED
lighting, and fit in the largest segment of the Class A diesel market.
Another Winnebago highlight at the Louisville Show is Winnebago Outdoor, our
new brand licensing program that leverages our well-known Winnebago name for
products in new categories, including camping gear, apparel, outdoor furniture
Winnebago, The Most Recognized Name In Motorhomes^®, is a leading U.S.
manufacturer of recreation vehicles, which are used primarily in leisure
travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company and its subsidiary build
quality motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheel products under the
Winnebago, Itasca, Era and SunnyBrook brand names. Winnebago Industries has
received the Quality Circle Award from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers
Association every year since the award's inception in 1996. The Company's
common stock is listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded
under the symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the
Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago Industries' investor
relations material or to add your name to an automatic email list for Company
news releases, visit, http://www.winnebagoind.com/investor.html.
For further information: Sheila Davis, PR/IR Manager
SOURCE Winnebago Industries, Inc.
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