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LazyLavey

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I seen 2 of those in SD last year.... never sighted any others. diesels, pretty funky. no further info
 

clarence

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Thanks, probablecause (didn't think to Image Search).

Seems it's the Newmar New Aire 2801 (2001) or 2802 (2002).

Sounds cool:

Built on an all new completely undercoated torque tube chassis instead of traditional C channel rails. The NewAire benefits from an extremely lower ride height, thereby lowering the center of gravity and rewarding the driver with superb handling. The ride height is only 13" and actually lowers itself from there.

The next NewAire innovation: Independent 6-wheel air suspension complete with 6-wheel anti-lock brakes.

This coach was more expensive then Newmars own 45' class leading Essex model.


Wish they made something similar today.
 

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The Newaire model of RV that the owner of Newmar hoped would revolutionize the industry, ended up costing over $200,000 new and only a few were ever sold. It was only sold in 2001 and 2002. The 2002 model replaced the tear drop shaped side windows in the 2001 model with conventional square windows. Production of the RV was discontinued in 2002 after less than 35 were ever made. My guess is that there are only between 15 and 20 of the Newaire RVs left. The 2001 model with the teardrop windows, that we have, probably less than ten exist.

The cost of developing the Newaire model RV nearly bankrupt the Newmar company and it is reportedly still cursed by both the management and employees of the company.


 
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