Concept Aerospace-Designed RV

ATB-Concept_B

February 3, 2014
Filed under Trailer News, Trailers

Bookmark and Share

 

Global Caravan Technology (GCT), located in Speedway, Indiana, is designing a new style of RV using aerospace and supercar design concepts. The CR-Series CR-1 Carbon is said to be the world’s first RV to use extensive carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) technology. The company claims that the super-luxury SUV-towable will feature a 35-foot, 3-inch floorplan with space and amenities equal to those of highline motorhomes (artist’s concept shown).
GCT’s CEO and Chief Product Architect Charles Hoefer explained the concept of the design: “We approached the development of the CR-Series with an absolute premium on interior space. We have really pushed the envelope in taking a new design to market, which features a modern exterior, yet brilliantly spacious interior.”
The tall and “slippery” design will offer excellent aerodynamics that reduce drag and give the trailer a low center of gravity, according to the company. GCT’s Rapid Composites Manufacturing (RCM) has a construction blueprint more akin to aircraft and supercars than conventional RVs.
www.gctrv.com/unveil

Print Friendly

Related Content

Last 5 stories in Trailer News

Other stories that might interest you...

Comments

Feel free to leave a comment...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!





Get a FREE issue of Trailer Life Magazine

Sign up for your trial subscription and you'll receive a FREE issue. If you like Trailer Life, pay just $17.97 for 11 more issues (12 in all). Otherwise, write "cancel" on the invoice, return it and owe nothing.