Sales of new motorhomes and campervans in the UK are booming. They reached record levels last year, when sales exceeded 12,300 vehicles for the first time.
The previous sales record was 10 years ago in 2007, when registrations peaked at 11,646. Over the following years they dropped significantly, only bottoming out in 2012, when fewer than 7,000 new motorhomes and campervans were registered. As the economy has begun to recover from the recession, the past five years sales have been climbing again and have now reached their record peak.
Why the Boom?
There could be a number of reasons for this increase. Motorhoming can be a great holidaying option for those who are retired, meaning the new pension freedoms have allowed people to access their funds more readily. The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could have also had an effect too, with consumers worried about price rises due to currency fluctuations. The hassle with traveling overseas has helped the motorhoming holiday boom, as more Brits are choosing to enjoy the UK.
Of course, there’s also the fact that motorhomes offer a great way of taking a holiday, allowing you to go whenever and wherever you please at your own pace. There are thousands of locations where y
It’s time to grab a bargain. We need to make room for our 2016 stock so we are reducing our last 2 brand new unregistered 2015 model Sunlight Motorhomes . These have both been heavily reduced by more than 10%!! Now you can get even more value for money and find out why this German built motorhome is one of the best selling motorhome brands in Europe.
It was great to see customers old and new at this years Motorhome and Caravan show. Adrian and Conrad were helping to man the Sunlight stand and had a great show, taking several orders for 2016 Sunlights.
As is the norm, this years show saw many manufacturers launch their 2016 models and it was good to get a close up view of what was new to the market. Being able to compare like for like, all under one roof, confirmed to us what great value we believe Sunlight motorhomes to be. These German built motorhomes offer a range starting at £37,850 on the road.
If you’d like to see why Sunlight are taking Europe by storm come in and see the new 2016 Sunlights at Viscount Motorhomes.
Chris and Adrian were fortunate enough to be invited to visit the Sunlight production facility at Neustadt near Dresden in Germany, this month. In 2005, this facility was converted from a farm machinery factory which had become surplus to requirements after the reunification of Germany. It now houses the longest and most modern production line for leisure vehicles in Europe. Sunlight are produced by the Erwin Hymer Group, the largest leisure vehicle manufacturer in Europe and offer superb quality and exceptional value for money. With a range of 13 coachbuilt models available, two, four, five and six berth layouts to choose from and an extensive options list enabling you to personalise your motorhome, prices start from under £40,000! Since starting production 10 years ago Sunlight have rapidly increased sales to become the number one motorhome brand in not only Germany, where they are manufactured, but [...]
We need to make way for our 2015 stock so have taken the decision to clear the last of our 2014 models at little more than cost price. These are brand new, unregistered motorhomes with les than 200 miles on the clock. Each have the enhanced specification of larger fridges with separate freezers, dual powered blown air central heating, overcab skylight (T64), chassis packs (cab air conditioning, driver & passenger airbags, electric cab windows & mirrors, stereo pre wiring, cruise control) and more besides. Don’t hesitate grab a bargain today!