Swift Group Reviews

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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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The Story of Sprite Caravans

The Story of Sprite Caravans

The Story of Sprite Caravans' traces the development of Sprite tourers from their conception in the post-war era right up to the present day. Written by Andy Jenkinson, the UK's foremost caravan historian and a regular contributor to Scottish Caravanner, it is authoritative, meticulously researched

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Andrew Jenkinson reviews the Musketeer EB

Andrew Jenkinson reviews the Musketeer EB

Is the Musketeer EB the best ever Sprite? Ever since its launch the new Sprite has sparked interest among buyers who want a light tourer that doesn't look too basic.

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George Hinton reviews the Swift Bolero 712SB

George Hinton reviews the Swift Bolero 712SB

Swift has gone to a lot of trouble in creating the 712SB, which offers comfort, convenience and a dose of luxury. With a 10-year warranty, it looks as sound a place as any to invest your pension.

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A preview of the Sprite Alpine 2

A preview of the Sprite Alpine 2

Sprite's 2012 vans come with significant stylistic changes and still offer good value for money. We look at the Alpine 2 in detail.

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Practical Caravans Tourer of the Year - Sterling Eccles Sport 514SR

Practical Caravans Tourer of the Year - Sterling Eccles Sport 514SR

It has sensible weights, plenty of kit and looks that won't date for a decade. For these reasons, it is the one 2012 model on which to spend your money.

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A first look at the new Sprite range

A first look at the new Sprite range

Light, stylish, well equipped and inexpensive - the new Sprite looks set to steal the limelight!

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A first look at the new Sprite Lite 2

A first look at the new Sprite Lite 2

The wraps are off the Sprite Lite - a new range of lightweight tourers for the cost-conscious. Andy Jenkinson shares his first impressions.

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