Continental caravans don’t always mark out their territory by being different.

Knaus, for example, offers a number of leftfield designs – including the funky Sport & Fun. But it also aims at something more middle-of-the-road with its StarClass range.

At last October’s NEC show, it expanded this range for the UK market with two new models. One was the mighty StarClass 690, but at the other extreme is this, the new 480.

It is an end-washroom two-berth with a shipping length of 6.72m. With such dimensions, the new van joins a crowded market. Is it a real contender? Read on!