It Was "Out Of This World" As Winnebago Unveiled New 2015 Models at Dealer
Days Event Held In Las Vegas
-- The Brow Is Back --
FOREST CITY, Iowa, April 15, 2014
FOREST CITY, Iowa, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Winnebago Industries, Inc. ^
®, (NYSE:WGO), a leading United States (U.S.) recreation vehicle manufacturer,
today unveiled exciting new 2015 models to the Company's dealer partners at
The Mirage in Las Vegas, NV.
The new vintage-inspired Winnebago Brave was introduced to rave reviews at
Winnebago's Dealer Days event in Las Vegas.
It was "Out Of This World" as Winnebago^® showcased the new 2015 lineup and
the debut of several all-new products, including the all-new Brave^® and
Tribute^™, Grand Tour^® and Ellipse^® Ultra motorhome lines unveiled at the
The Brow is Back! Winnebago has blended vintage with a modern twist with the
introduction of the all-new Brave and Tribute. In the '60's and '70's, there
was no mistaking a Winnebago motorhome with the distinctive "eyebrow" design
and flying W logo. It was the motorhome that made America fall in love with
the RV lifestyle. The new Brave and Tribute breathe new life into the
legendary design, providing the opportunity to re-live childhood memories for
a new generation of motorhome enthusiasts. Beyond the retro styling, the
Brave and Tribute are loaded with today's best features and offered in two
versatile floorplans with exciting color schemes like Good Vibration with
Cherry Cola Cherry cabinets, as well as a price to fit the budget of a young,
"This is the most exciting product launch I've ever been involved with," said
Winnebago Industries' Chairman, CEO and President Randy Potts. "The new Brave
and Tribute are going to take the market by storm. The retro, yet modern
image they project is fun, while they offer great new features that are sure
to capture the eye of new buyers."
Also making its debut at the event is the new Grand Tour which takes luxury to
the next level. Winnebago's flagship Class A diesel pusher just got grander
with the new Grand Tour and its counterpart, the Ellipse Ultra. The tag-axle
Grand Tour and Ellipse Ultra each feature unique, high end features such as a
large skylight with powered shade in the front lounge/cab area, polished
porcelain tile flooring, keyless entry, and four full-body paint packages.
Multiplex switch panels located throughout the all-electric coach allow you to
control exterior and interior lights, hydraulic jacks, MCD power shades,
slideout rooms, and more.
Several 2015 products received exterior re-designs, including the Class A
gas-powered Vista and Sunstar lines, Class A diesel Via and Reyo lines and the
Class C View and Navion on the 24V and 24Gfloorplans. New standard features
are included across the all product lines, and exciting new floorplans are
also included in the Journey, Meridian, Vista, Sunstar, Tour and Ellipse
Winnebago Towables is also debuting the new Micro Minnie trailer and two new
fifth wheels: the Voyage and Latitude. The new Micro Minnie trailer is ready
to hit the road at under 3,000 pounds and features a new cool gray exterior
color. The Voyage and Latitude lines provide exciting new mid-profile and
full-profile fifth-wheel choices in Winnebago's fifth-wheel lines. In
addition, the Ultralight line has been expanded to six available floorplans.
The Ultralight and the Voyage both offer graphic options and corresponding LED
lights that are in color choices of red, green or blue.
"They hit the nail on the head with the new Brave retro look," said Carl
Jensen from Sierra RV, Sunset, UT. "The updated interior styling was
wonderful and the colors are bright and fresh. The new Brave and Tribute will
appeal to all ages."
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, fifth wheel products and transit
buses under the Winnebago, Itasca, Winnebago Touring Coach, SunnyBrook and
Metro brand names. Winnebago Industries has received the Quality Circle Award
from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association every year since 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.wgo.net/investor.html.
Contact: Sheila Davis - 641-585-6803 - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Grand Tour was introduced as Winnebago's new flagship product at the
Company's Dealer Days event in Las Vegas today.
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SOURCE Winnebago Industries, Inc.
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