Swift Group Reviews

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A review of the Sterling Eccles SE Amethyst

A review of the Sterling Eccles SE Amethyst

This twin-axle, luxurious Sterling Eccles SE Amethyst is a palace on wheels for a couple. But will it work well for families, too? We take a good look inside to find out

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A review of the new Swift Sundance 644SD

A review of the new Swift Sundance 644SD

Taking inspiration from a flexible layout that has become popular in touring caravans, this new Sundance has a ‘permanent’ rear double bed that isn’t permanent, since it can also be turned into a dinette!

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A review of the new Swift Escape 662

A review of the new Swift Escape 662

Offering great value for money and containing one of Europe’s most popular layouts, Swift Group’s new Escape 662 represents an attractive package.

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Twin Test: Sprite Major 6 Vs Elddis Xplore 505

Twin Test: Sprite Major 6 Vs Elddis Xplore 505

The Sprite's Major 6 was voted Best Caravan for Large Families in Practical Caravan's 2013 Tourer of the Year Awards but how did it compete with Elddis' Xplore 505 in our head to head test?

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First glance at the Swift Challenger SE 480

First glance at the Swift Challenger SE 480

With lots of lighting features, the SE range puts on the style. The 480 is a practical, traditional two-berth, end shower room layout that still has appeal and stands up

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Test of Sprite Major 4 FB

Test of Sprite Major 4 FB

This new model is a great option for a couple looking for a light weight caravan yet also yearning for the layout luxury of a fixed bed and end shower room. We love it!

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Live-in test Swift Challenger SE 565

Live-in test Swift Challenger SE 565

You get one chance to make a first impression, and the Swift Challenger SE seizes on this. Outside is stylish but it's inside where it stakes its claim to greatness.

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Review of the Sterling Eccles SE Solitaire

Review of the Sterling Eccles SE Solitaire

Assuming you've already narrowed your choice down to a twin-bed layout, this is one to put on your shortlist if you need one bed to be 6ft 4in length and you value the evenly distributed warmth of Alde central heating.

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Swift Challenger SE WINS Tourer Range of the Year 2013

Swift Challenger SE WINS Tourer Range of the Year 2013

For the new season, Swift has brought a more upmarket feel to its Challenger SE range. The improvements are evident both inside and out, from the new alloy wheel design to the chrome locker handles. These well-equipped tourers have been given an even better specification, while up to 128kg has been shaved off the weights.

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A first look at the Swift Challenger SE 480

A first look at the Swift Challenger SE 480

This classic two-berth layout has been cleverly repackaged within smaller, narrower confines for 2013, leading to a substantial weight reduction of 128kg.

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On test the new Swift Challenger 574 SE

On test the new Swift Challenger 574 SE

Leading by Example: A great-looking caravan whose beauty is far more than skin-deep – it’s even better inside, where the marriage of exemplary finish and top-quality materials provides a great ambience.

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On Test the new Swift Challenger 565SE

On Test the new Swift Challenger 565SE

Challenger SEs get Alde heating, Tracker security systems and solar panels for 2013 – and they’re 125kg lighter than 2012 models

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A review of the new 2013 Sundance and Autocruise Rhythm Ranges

A review of the new 2013 Sundance and Autocruise Rhythm Ranges

The big sellers just got better! Rob Ganley enjoys an exclusive first drive of the new look 2013 Sundance and Autocruise ranges and finds plenty to impress

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A review of the new Autocruise Rhythm Compact

A review of the new Autocruise Rhythm Compact

The Rhythm Compact is a worthy addition to the range, giving buyers the choice now of front lounge (Jazz) or rear lounge floorplans in the medium-wheelbase van, which is so much more practical for everyday use and town parking.

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Swift’s tourer line-up for 2013

Swift’s tourer line-up for 2013

Raising the standard with a higher spec, fresh interiors and a newcomer to the best-selling Sprite range, Swift look poised for success in 2013!

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On Test the Swift Challenger 565SE

On Test the Swift Challenger 565SE

What’s new? Well, quite a lot actually when it comes to Swift’s latest Challenger SE models. Simon McGrath put the 565 to the test

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On Test Autocruise Rhythm vs Timberland Destiny XI

On Test Autocruise Rhythm vs Timberland Destiny XI

British favourite high tops do battle, their rear lounge layouts providing the respectable relaxing spaces we love. Find out why the Autocruise Rhythm comes out on top.

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From F1 cars to caravans

From F1 cars to caravans

Swift Group isn't named because of the speed of its products. So Andy Spacey, its technical director, explains why racing car technology is being brought to bear on its latest ranges of caravans.

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Swift Conqueror 565 vs Elddis Crusader Shamal

Swift Conqueror 565 vs Elddis Crusader Shamal

Fashions in caravan layouts come and go and, at present, nothing is more popular than rear-washroom, fixed single-bed models. This is a tight contest, but on balance, the Swift Conqueror is the caravan we’d rather take home.

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Swift Challenger Sport 554 Live in test

Swift Challenger Sport 554 Live in test

The combination of a well resolved layout with stunning looks and a good specification go a long way to justifying Swift’s modest price premium over its rivals. With so little to fault it, if you’re shopping for this fashionable layout, we’d suggest that this is a caravan you must have on your short

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A review of the Swift Challenger 580

A review of the Swift Challenger 580

Caravan layouts have fashions and if there is a fashion statement this era it’s the transverse Island bed. The Swift Challenger range’s contribution to this trend is the 4 berth 580, a new model for 2012

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A review of the Sprite Alpine 2

A review of the Sprite Alpine 2

This year’s Sprites have new rounded front body lines and cool blue graphics that seem to conjure an image of a lovely Summer holiday

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A review of the Sterling Elite Opal

A review of the Sterling Elite Opal

A twin-bed layout that’s seen some changes for 2012 – changes that have made it much more practical

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Dave Hurrell takes a look at the new Autocruise Quartet

Dave Hurrell takes a look at the new Autocruise Quartet

Play bunk-equipped, four-berth panel van conversions are fast becoming the fashion in family-friendly motorhoming. Autocruise’s Quartet is the latest model to join the fray.

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