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Practical Caravan's experienced team reviews every model in British caravan maker Coachman's new for 2014 luxury Laser range

Coachman builds on its good reputation for manufacturing high quality touring caravans with its 2014 launches. Based in Hull, the firm was the top-scoring British caravan manufacturer in our Practical Caravan Owner Satisfaction Awards last year, in the pre-owned caravan category. This proves that Coachman caravans are built to last.

Space and luxury are still very much the selling point of Coachman’s top-of-the-range Laser caravans. The twin-axle line-up is trimmed to two models for 2014, deleting the six-berth 655/6. It benefits from all the upgrades to the lower ranges, and also gets a new Phantom Pro-3 tracker, which can tell you exactly where your van is and what the status of its leisure battery is.

Practical Caravan says...

"The Laser represents the last word in luxury, but with estimated MTPLMs still well over 1800kg, you’ll need a serious 4x4 to tow these tourers."

The 2014 Coachman Laser range

Laser 620/4

Price from £26,395

A spacious four-berth with a parallel lounge up front, midships dinette that converts into bunk beds, midships kitchen and huge end washroom, which includes the wardrobe and a separate shower cubicle. The kitchen is exceptional, with lots of worktop space and a big fridge located across the corridor. With an MTPLM of 1880kg.

Laser 640/4

Price from £25,995

This four-berth is the most luxurious fixed bed caravan that Coachman offers, with a parallel lounge, midships kitchen split across the central corridor, a fixed nearside double bed and an end washroom that runs across the full width of the caravan. A partition allows the rear bed and washroom to be cordoned off from the lounge double. The MTPLM is 1825kg.

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