The big news from Knaus for the 2018 touring season is that all its StarClass models have NCC approval, meaning greater peace of mind for buyers.

Coupled with the famously robust German build quality, and a 10-year body integrity warranty (factory-backed and not an insurance policy) for all Knaus Tabbert 2018 models, this will be another strong selling point in the UK for Knaus caravans.

But is all this enough to win over British buyers – and do the latest StarClass models stack up?

With stiff opposition in the two-berth market, we check out the 480, aimed at couples who want a solid two-berth end-washroom tourer.