New for 2020 in the Tessoro line-up, the 482 combines the actual best of Benimar’s Mileo 282; a family-friendly blueprint with bifold beds and bifold lounges – and teams this up with the badly accepted Ford Transit abject vehicle. A acceptable aggregate indeed, and the aftereffect is Benimar’s alone absolutely new archetypal ablution in the UK for the 2020 season.
Indeed, the 482 comes with the able Euro 6.2 Ford anatomy with a 170bhp agent and six-speed gearbox.
There are some absorbing enhancements here: the grille has been restyled and the ammunition catchbasin added from 65 to 70 litres. The cab allowances with top-class spec, including DAB radio, 9in touchscreen, MP3 player, USB port, chip rear appearance camera and sat-nav. Outside, adapted bike arbor mountings accept been added.
Inside, the four-berth blueprint consists of two ample active areas, with a lounge at the advanced and a additional lounge at the rear. There’s a multi-positional electric bifold drop-down bed over the advanced lounge, and a additional bifold in the rear lounge.
The rear lounge blueprint holds appropriate appeal: it’s a U-shape architecture – so admired by UK buyers – with a disposable axial table. This makes for a absolute atom for adequate in during the evening.
There’s a axial washroom, which has a abstracted battery and bi-fold aperture doors, while the kitchen is L-shaped in architecture and incorporates a half-height cooker, fridge-freezer and microwave.
Kitchen worktops are White Stone and there’s new appliance and upholstery, with Luxor replaced by Cambridge.
With admixture wheels, automated lights, ESP, cab air-conditioning, overcab sunroof, Truma 6kW gas/electric heating and a accomplished host of added features, this is, after question, a high-spec motorhome.
With a accepted layout, the 482 is absolute for families or those couples who charge added casual amplitude back touring.
SPECIFICATION Price from: £61,995 Abject vehicle: Ford Transit Layout: Rear lounge Berths: 4 Travel seats: 4 Length: 6.98m Gross weight: 3,500kg Payload: 300kg
There’s a lot to adulation about the Mileo 286, which continues to be one of Benimar’s best acknowledged and accepted models – and it’s accessible to see why.
Based on the Fiat Ducato, it has the 160bhp chiral agent as standard, with an ambrosial advantage to advancement to the new absolutely automated gearbox if you prefer.
Without a anchored bed, the blueprint is a acceptable and accessible one, accouterment accoutrements of space, affluence of comfort, and a affable atmosphere. The advanced lounge is abnormally large. This is a accessible area, alms basement for up to seven people, with an L-shaped bank wrapping about a axial dining table and again a second, side-facing bank amid on the added side.
The 286 can beddy-bye four people, in the anatomy of two multi-positional electric drop-down beds, barometer 1.90m by 1.40m and 2.10m by 1.30m respectively. Added big additional credibility accommodate an extra-large kitchen surface, and a abundantly sized apparel with an close ablaze amid at the rear of the motorhome. It’s the absolute blueprint for couples and families.
SPECIFICATION Price from: £58,995 Abject vehicle: Fiat Ducato Layout: Advanced lounge/rear garage Berths: 4 Travel seats: 4 Length: 6.95m Gross weight: 3,500kg Payload: 370kg
At beneath 6m in breadth the Primero is Benimar’s bunched range. The 331 is one of four layouts – 202, 283 and 301 the others – and, admitting its almost baby dimensions, provides lots of space, an affluence of blueprint and a alternation of accomplished features.
The 331 is a four-berth overcab archetypal alms a ample active breadth to the front. There’s a multi-positional drop-down bed over the advanced lounge, with a anchored bed to the rear, barometer 1.9m by 1.36m.
With four travelling seats, this makes for a family-friendly model. If you’re travelling with lots of luggage, there’s a abundant band-aid – drag the anchored bifold bed to acknowledge a huge accumulator area.
The kitchen is able with oven, gas hob, and bore – the closing two both accept bottle lids – and an 80-litre fridge-freezer.
The bathroom has a cassette toilet and abstracted shower.