Four Winds Optimistic About National RV Show
As Four Winds International prepares to unveil two new products at the National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., next month, a steady stream of optimism is building as the demand for Four Winds motorhomes increases.
Recently, production rates for Elkhart, Ind.-based Four Winds Class A and Class C motorhomes have increased as a direct result of providing the best “bang for the buck” to dealers and retail buyers, according to a news release. “This resurgence of motorhome customers has allowed us to rehire 40 employees over the past two months. This is a great shot in the arm for our company and our community,” commented Bill Fenech, Four Winds International President.
“We are in the process of reinvigorating the Four Winds line-up,” commented Dana Simon, Four Winds International general manager. “Over the past six months we have looked at our overall product offering and had to make some tough decisions that will carry us into the new year. We are focused on simplifying our offerings while providing dealers and retail customers the best products, features and customer support,”
For Louisville, Four Winds will display to its dealers and prospective dealers the Hurricane Class A, along with the Four Winds and Chateau Class C. The Montecito diesel pusher and redesigned Windsport basement models will provide a new spark to the overall line-up. The new Montecito offers the best in floorplans, features and drivetrain. The Montecito features five unique floorplans starting at 39 feet and includes two 42-foot. tag axle models. Power comes from a Cummins ISC 360-HP engine, while the Freightliner XCR chassis provides the structure. The 42C, bath and half floorplan will be unveiled for the first time to dealers.
The Windsport basement models have been updated with new front and rear fiberglass caps and new halogen lighting inside the coach. The new “Prestige Package” features Ultraleather furniture packages, residential cabinetry styling and new décors.
The Serrano Class A motorhome combines fuel efficiency and compact design. The powerful International MaxxForce 7 engine and Workhorse chassis provide power, stability and driving comfort.
Four Winds International is a subsidiary of Thor Industries Inc. Jackson Center, Ohio, the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles.