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By: On: Wednesday May 25 2016

2017 Four Winds Super C

(Press Release) Thor Motor Coach 2017 motorhomes are arriving at dealerships across the United States and Canada. Thor Motor Coach’s diverse product lineup is made to fit Class C motorhome buyers with a variety of unique styles, sizes and floor plans that feel custom-made – at a truly competitive price.

Thor Motor Coach is excited to reveal the Four Winds and Chateau 2017 floor plans, which feature the Dream Dinette booth and spacious living areas. Small details such as the redesigned cab-over and additional storage compartments make a big difference to potential owners. New graphics packages are available to choose from if you opt for Thor Motor Coach’s exclusive HD-MAX fiberglass exterior. Floor plans that are 31-foot long feature a larger window in the living area and new decorative kitchen backsplash.

By: On: Tuesday May 10 2016

2017 ACE

(Press Release) At Thor Motor Coach, updates and new features keep our motorhomes looking fresh and delivering outstanding and memorable experiences. Some changes are aesthetic, others are practical additions. We try to incorporate customer feedback and make value additions and changes that meet changing needs and preferences.

If you’re looking to buy your very first motorhome or you’ve put your current RV through the paces for many years now, you may want to check out our revamped line and start planning your purchase in advance. For advice and inquiries, please visit our Coach Link page to talk to our friendly and knowledgeable sales adviser.

Without further ado, here’s a look at what’s new for model year 2017.


The new A.C.E comes with a new Brazilian Cherry wood option, which gets its name from its natural cherry color. A cool new Arctic Frost Interior is an additional interior option. Further interior updates encompass the vinyl floor, countertops, wall board colors and border trim. Up to 12 new features updates have been incorporated, including blank tank flush for all floor plans, vent covers on attic fans, and handy LED bed overhead reading lights. Six options on current A.C.E motorhomes are now standard on the 2017 model.

By: On: Wednesday June 10 2015

2016 Chateau Super C 22B

2016 Thor Motor Coach (TMC) motorhomes are arriving at dealerships across the United States and Canada. Of particular interest is the new 22B Class C model for both the Four Winds and Chateau brands.

The 22B provides a spacious living area with a large booth dinette that easily accommodates four full-sized adults,” TMC says in a release. “The kitchen has ample counter space and many storage areas not normally found in a coach of this size. The ingenious bed slideout features a queen sized Denver Mattress with plenty of walk around space.”

By: On: Friday September 6 2013

Chateau 35SK Class C

Thor Motor Coach is expanding its lineup of Class C diesel motorhomes with its new 35SK Super C.

According to Thor, the 35SK Super C RV creates a lounging area at the center of the coach. The TV cabinet is located straight across from an ample sofa and dinette configuration. A slideout expands that sofa/dinette area creating an entertaining hub. For the high-tech aficionados, a cab-over home theater entertainment center with 50-inch, big-screen, LCD TV and sound bar can be optioned in the cab-over, replacing the standard 32-inch LCD TV.

By: On: Wednesday September 26 2012

HD-MAX Colored Motorhome ExteriorsThor Motor Coach has reported record retail sales for units sold at the PRVCA Hershey RV Show in Hershey, Pa. that ran Sept. 19-23, 2012.

“The customer response for our motorhomes was amazing,” says Joel Grimm, national sales manager for gas motorhomes at Thor Motor Coach. “We had people in the Thor Motor Coach display from the time the show opened until it closed.”

According to Thor, its new HD-MAX exterior package was its most popular addition at the show. HD-MAX exteriors are available on Thor Motor Coach’s A.C.E., Hurricane, & Windsport Class A motorhomes, Four Winds and Chateau Class C motorhomes, along with the Siesta and Citation Class B Plus motorhomes.

By: On: Tuesday May 4 2010

dutchman0504Thor Industries, which owns many of the RV industry’s largest brands, saw impressive sales for the third quarter of its fiscal year.

RV sales for the three months ending April 30, 2010 totaled $558 million, up 79 percent from $312 million last year. Thor’s success has lasted for ninth months now as RV sales for the company totaled $1.28 billion through the first three quarters, up 65 percent from $777 million last year.

“The RV industry continues a strong wholesale re-stocking trend, as evidenced by Thor’s large order backlog,” says Peter B. Orthwein, Thor chairman, CEO & president. “Importantly, Thor’s recent internal retail sales results also demonstrate substantial improvement over last year, including the March and April periods. This bodes well for a better balance between retail demand and wholesale replenishment as we move forward,”

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