The 'Black Edition' treatment of the Kon-Tiki range is still proving to be an outstanding success with record sales in the past two years.
For 2016 the cab remains in black metallic with colour keyed bumpers and new graphics tie it into the white sides that are now GRP on the outside.
Further enhancements include an improvement to Swift's award-winning SMART intelligent construction system, called SMART Plus for 2016, this includes a new sandwich floor construction with a GRP outer skin providing greater durability from the elements.
For active customers new bike rack fixing rails on the rear make it easy to fit a bike rack and there is a new bike locking point fixed to a rear cross member.
New steering wheel controls have been added for use with the DAB radio and Bluetooth hands free phone connection. There is also a new 12V socket and USB socket which are handy for the new dash mounted tablet holder.
The entrance door has been improved with a new chrome handle with LED lights to aid access.
Inside, the new 'Carabu' soft furnishing scheme has a more opulent feel with oyster and dusk tones. There are scatter cushions in faux fur effect and also an etched hexagonal dusk design that ties in with the curtains. A leather option, 'Winchester Stone' is also available.
The kitchen has a new Hi-Mac acrylic stone solid worktop with underslung stainless steel sink. The new Dometic oven is exclusive to Swift and is sleeker, tested to be more efficient with improved performance and noise reduction. The handy chopping and draining board have been modified so they nestle neatly together for easy storage. Drawers see new smoother runners with a soft close action.
Washrooms have new fittings including a new Ecocamel Orbit showerhead with on/off button, for a powerful shower that uses less water than a standard shower head, and a new shower bi-fold door that is retained on a track for improved access.
TV brackets where fitted have the addition of a travel lock.
The range keeps the impressive specification from last season which included Alde central heating, AL-KO double floor chassis, cab air-conditioning, a comprehensive lighting and power system, Duvalay mattress, a full length awning, BBQ point, external shower point, 120W solar panel, reversing camera and TRACKER Retrieve (Thatcham Category 7).
There is also the new Swift Command control system which includes an intelligent power supply unit and a smart new LCD control panel that allows viewing of enhanced control panel functions. There is also an exciting Swift Command App that can be downloaded to Smartphones and Tablet which enables the user to remotely control and/or monitor certain vehicle systems either inside the vehicle using a Bluetooth interface (BLE), or remote from the vehicle (providing that there is a signal or wi-fi available).
"For the past two years, Kon-tiki models have offered the best specification for price in the luxury market sector and this has been reflected in outstanding demand. The formula continues for 2016, all models have an even more opulent feel and provide fantastic value for money." Swift Group Commercial Director Nick Page commented.
Kon-tiki Model Range
|Kon-tiki 625||Single-axle Low-Line only||Four seater, 4 berth, front lounge with travelling seats, centre kitchen and washroom, rear island fixed bed|
|Kon-tiki 635||Single-axle Low-Line only||Four seater, 4 berth, front lounge with travelling seats, centre kitchen and washroom, rear fixed single beds – with garage storage beneath|
|Kon-tiki 649||TAG-axle High-line only||Six seater, 6 berth – front dinette with 4 travelling seats, centre kitchen and washroom, rear parallel seating|
|Kon-tiki 669||TAG-axle Low-line with High-line option||Four seater, 4 berth (+ 2 for High-line) – front lounge with travelling seats, centre kitchen and washroom, rear island fixed bed|
|Kon-tiki 679||TAG-axle Low-line with High-line option||Four seater, 4 berth (+ 2 for High-line) – front lounge with travelling seats, centre kitchen and washroom, rear transverse raised fixed bed with garage storage below|