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Price range £15,495-£19,945Coachman plies the Amara range with plenty of new kit and two new layouts, pushing the line-up to nine models for the 2013 model year.

If you’re not sure what layout you want but you are looking for a van that’s built to last and will hold its appeal on the used market, then take a look at the Amara range from Coachman.

Price range £15,495-£19,945

 

 

Coachman plies the Amara range with plenty of new kit and two new layouts, pushing the line-up to nine models for the 2013 model year.

 

 

If you’re not sure what layout you want but you are looking for a van that’s built to last and will hold its appeal on the used market, then take a look at the Amara range from Coachman.

 

 

There are nine layouts to choose from, including the best-selling 560/4 fixed bed and, new to the Amara range, the 565/4 fixed twin singles, both with rear washroom.

 

 

Coachman is focusing on family layouts for the 2013 model year and the four in the range comprise three six-berthers – two are twin axles – and the new five-berth 580/5 with nearside rear bunks, side dinette and large rear corner washroom. It replaces the 550/5 layout, which has been dropped for 2013.

 

 

The Amara 570/6 bucked industry trends for triple bunks in six-berth models last year, instead going for a double fixed bunk with Pullman bunk over the offside rear dinette. Other manufacturers have taken note and no-one is introducing triple-bunk models this year.

 

 

The entry-level Amara last received an overhaul in the 2011 model year with just a few tweaks keeping it fresh for 2012, including a 50kg weight reduction across the range. Along with all Coachman ranges, the Amara will receive as standard new Thetford 3000 Series 113-litre energy search automatic refrigerator and Status 550 TV aerial with VP4 amplifier and end washroom models will get Belfast basins.

 

 

Exteriors get smart new red and grey graphics on new one-piece aluminium sidewalls, while inside soft furnishings play it safe with neutral beige, which may not be ideal for lively families. Cabinets are smart in Comina Ash with canvas-style contrast detail with silver trim and handles. All lighting is LED with integrated lighting units in lockers and in lounge corners and four spotlights in the lounge area. The overall look is modern and fresh, rather than flash.

 

 

Other new kit includes Thetford Caprice Mk5 oven with grill, dual-fuel hob and electronic ignition, and Truma combi-boiler with programmable timing system for heating and hot water.

 

 

2013 Coachman Amara range

 

 

380/2 Amara

2-berth with offside washroom and end kitchen. Price: £15,495 
Internal length 4.02m
Overall length 5.68m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.67m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1107kg
MTPLM 1235kg

 

 

450/2 Amara

2-berth with large end washroom and offside kitchen. Price: £16,595
Internal length 4.72m
Overall length 6.38m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.67m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1245kg
MTPLM 1380kg

 

 

520/4 Amara

4-berth with side dinette/bunks, large end washroom and nearside kitchen. Price: £17,775
Internal length 5.39m
Overall length 7.05m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.67m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1393kg
MTPLM 1555kg

 

 

560/4 Amara

4-berth with fixed double bed and large end washroom. Price: £18,495
Internal length 5.85m
Overall length 7.51m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.67m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1434kg
MTPLM 1600kg

 

 

565/4 Amara NEW

4-berth with twin fixed singles and large end washroom. Price: £18,495
Internal length 5.85m
Overall length 7.51m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.67m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1409kg
MTPLM 1575kg

 

 

570/6 Amara

6-berth with fixed double bunks and rear nearside dinette. Price: £18,725
Internal length 5.85m
Overall length 7.51m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.67m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1449kg
MTPLM 1635kg

 

 

580/5 Amara NEW

5-berth with fixed double bunks and side dinette, plus large rear corner washroom. Price: £18,495
Internal length 5.85m
Overall length 7.51m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.67m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1399kg
MTPLM 1575kg

 

 

640/6 Amara

6-berth twin-axle with fixed bunks and side dinette, plus large end washroom. Price: £19,595
Internal length 6.21m
Overall length 7.88m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.66m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1570kg
MTPLM 1760kg

 

 

655/6 Amara

6-berth twin-axle with front and rear double dinettes, plus offside washroom. Price: £19,945
Internal length 6.21m
Overall length 7.88m
Overall width 2.26m
Overall height 2.66m
Internal height 1.95m
MiRO 1585kg
MTPLM 1775kg

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