Price range: £13,995-£16,995
Lunar’s entry-level range has been modernised from front to back for 2013, with new one-piece aluminium sidewalls, larger front windows and a new rear pane transplanted from last season’s Clubman range.
Two of the line-up’s four-berth models, the 464 and 494, have been replaced for 2013. Both with end washrooms, the 524 also features an offside dinette and the 554 is a take on the increasingly popular twin-single-beds layout.
A minor tweak has been made to the six-berth 546, replacing the triple fixed bunks with doubles and putting a Pullman bunk over the nearside dinette instead.
All models receive stylish new Pamplona upholstery, warm chestnut-and-chrome lockers and refreshed exterior graphics. The Truma dual-fuel space and water heater is fitted across the range, removing the ‘fire front’ of the S-series heater, which in turn frees up additional storage space.
Competitors to Lunar Ariva/Quasar in the mid-market are Bailey Olympus II, Elddis Avanté, Sterling Eccles Sport and Swift Challenger Sport.
2013 Lunar Ariva/Quasar ranges
Two berths. Rear kitchen, offside corner washroom floor plan. Price £13,995. MTPLM: 990kg
Two berths. End washroom, offside midships kitchen floor plan. Price £14,995. MTPLM: 1198kg
Quasar 524 NEW
Four berths. End washroom, offside midships dinette, nearside midships kitchen floor plan. Price £15,995. MTPLM: 1300kg
Four berths. Rear fixed bed (nearside), offside corner washroom, offside midships kitchen floor plan. Price £15,995. MTPLM: 1324kg
Four berths. Rear fixed bed, end washroom, offside midships kitchen floor plan. Price £16,395. MTPLM: 1370kg
Six berths. Rear fixed bunks and nearside dinette, offside midships washroom, nearside midships kitchen floor plan. Price £16,695. MTPLM: 1423kg
Quasar 554 NEW
Four berths. Rear fixed twin single beds, end washroom, offside midships kitchen floor plan. Price £16,495. MTPLM: 1355kg
Six berths. Rear fixed rear bunks to offside and nearside, offside midships washroom, nearside midships kitchen floor plan. Price £16,695. MTPLM: 1480kg
Lunar Caravans, Sherdley Road, Lostock Hall, Preston, Lancashire PR5 5JF. Tel 01772 627 722 Web www.lunarcaravans.com Dealers 60
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