Swift Group Reviews

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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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Sprite Alpine 2 on test

Sprite Alpine 2 on test

On a drizzly autumn day Candy Evans had the chance to see the newest version of a classic caravan, before it was even complete. Meet the new Sprite Alpine 2.

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A review of the new Sterling Eccles Sport 636

A review of the new Sterling Eccles Sport 636

Being in a caravan that is simply a nice place to be is one of the most enjoyable aspects of ownership for many. If that description applies to you, you won’t feel short-changed by this lovely model. It oozes quality, both in terms of how it’s presented and how it’s built.

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Head to head test Swift Escape Vs Chausson Flash 03

Head to head test Swift Escape Vs Chausson Flash 03

There’s value aplenty and room for Mum, Dad and the kids in these entry-level coachbuilts from Blighty and France

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A first look at the new Sterling Eccles 586

A first look at the new Sterling Eccles 586

Sleek new lines bring the Eccles Sport range right up to date with the bonus of extra space inside.

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Matt West takes his family around the Lake District in an Escape

Matt West takes his family around the Lake District in an Escape

The Swift is by far the biggest vehicle I have ever driven on British roads... it sleeps six in relative comfort and comes with all manner of mod cons

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