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By: On: Friday July 18 2014

Winnebago Minnie Pink

Winnebago has added a bright pink Minnie to its product lineup in support of breast cancer awareness. A $1,000 donation will be made to the American Cancer Society for every pink Minnie sold.

“We feel very strongly about supporting the fight against breast cancer,” says Winnebago Towables President Johnny Hernandez. “This disease primarily affects women, and these women are our grandmothers, mothers, wives, daughters, sisters, granddaughters, and aunts, which means this disease impacts virtually all of our lives.”

By: On: Monday March 24 2014

Winnebago Travato

Winnebago has put the finishing touches on the first Travato Class B motorhome, which was completed at the assembly facility in Lake Mills, Iowa.

As announced in November 2013, Winnebago expanded manufacturing for the Company’s Winnebago Touring Coach (Class B) motorhomes to a new Lake Mills Assembly Facility. The Company celebrated the completion of the first Travato rolling off the line today.

By: On: Tuesday February 18 2014

Winnebago Via

Winnebago has agreed to become the North American supplier of motorized rental units for Apollo Motorhome Holidays in the United States.

Apollo has agreed to purchase Winnebago motorhomes to provide travel and vacation experiences for its customers within the U.S.

By: On: Thursday February 13 2014

2014 Winnebago Trend

Winnebago, according to Statistical Surveys, Inc., was the top selling motorhome brand for 2013. Statistical Surveys, Inc. is a retail reporting service based out of Grand Rapids, Mich.

“We are very proud of the continued success of Winnebago in the marketplace and we continue to develop innovative, quality products to promote this iconic American brand,” says Winnebago Industries Vice President of Sales and Product Management Scott Degnan. “We have launched a great motorhome lineup this year, with several brand new, innovative products just entering the marketplace. We believe our new Trend, Viva!, Forza, Solei, and Travato now entering the market will bring us additional incremental growth in the coming year.

By: On: Tuesday January 14 2014

Winnebago Fifth Wheel Tampa

Winnebago plans to highlight its Winnebago, Itasca and Winnebago Touring Coach lineups, including the retail debut of several new products at the Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa, January 15-19, 2014.

Winnebago Vista 36Y

As you would gather from its name, the Vista offers great views from the large front cab windows, or with the large, passenger side picture window looking out from the galley island. This triple slide floorplan also features a StudioLoft drop-down bed in the cab area, new sofa with integrated recliner, three hidden TVs, walk-through bathroom and a luxurious bedroom. The 36Y floorplan is also available in the Sunstar product line.

By: On: Wednesday November 27 2013

Winnebago Travato

Winnebago Industries, Inc. is planning to expand its manufacturing footprint to nearby Lake Mills, Iowa.

Winnebago and the city of Lake Mills have come to an agreement on the five-year lease of the 100,000-square-foot plant formerly owned and operated by Cummins Filtration. The Lake Mills facility will be used for the production of Winnebago’s Class B motorhomes; initially the new Travato model built on the Ram ProMaster chassis.

By: On: Friday November 8 2013

2014 Winnebago Sightseer inLounge

Winnebago Industries has updated its Sightseer and Sunova Class A lines for 2014 with four floorplans.

This year, LED ceiling lights bring energy efficiency to a coach that already features Corian galley countertops, MCD solar/blackout roller shades and Ultraleather cab seats. The 35G is outfitted with the inLounge extendable sectional sofa and movable inTable. For additional sleeping space, add the StudioLoft drop-down cab bed to any floorplan.

By: On: Thursday September 12 2013

Winnebago Ultralite 27RBDS

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has debuted its new Winnebago Ultralite at America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pa.

The all-new Winnebago Ultralite 27RBDS is outfitted with a queen bed with a luxury memory foam mattress, roomy wardrobe, double shower, solid-surface countertops, large pantry and energy-efficient LED lighting. Winnebago says the aerodynamic shape and enclosed underbelly provide exceptional “wind-slip,” reducing drag and increasing fuel economy, while the Stable-Track axle is designed to smooth out the ride and reduce sway caused by crosswinds or passing traffic.

By: On: Friday September 6 2013

2014 Winnebago Journey Interior

Winnebago Industries has unveiled its 2014 Winnebago Journey and Itasca Meridian product lines. Each model features Corian solid-surface countertops and backsplashes, coffee-glazed hardwood cabinetry and Ultraleather furniture.

As well, these models are built on a Freightliner Maxum Chassis with a lowered rail design that offers more storage – up to 246 cubic feet.

By: On: Thursday August 29 2013

2014 Sunnybrook Raven

Winnebago Industries will debut the all-new 2014 SunnyBrook Raven fifth wheel at the upcoming Dealer Open House event September 17-19, 2013.

Available in three floorplans; the new Raven mid-profile fifth wheel features a clay colored (dark tan) gel coat exterior with a painted two tone cap. Frameless windows, keyless entry, unobstructed storage area, slam latch luggage doors, and a color coordinated roof are all standard features on the new Raven. LED lights, sky view windows, 60-inch showers, solid surface countertops and unique back lighting in several areas highlight the interior.




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