The motorhome market is broken. So much so that the preparations begin to be seen with different eyes

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The market for campers, caravans and motorhomes it’s broken. Since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, its demand has skyrocketed, but the supply (affected by the microchip crisis) cannot satisfy all the orders that arrive. The consequences of the funnel are obvious: the price has skyrocketed.


In fact, the costs to acquire a vehicle of this type they are so tall that the regular customer is changing. The campervans, which before the pandemic cost around 45,000 euros, are now approaching 54,000 euros. The motorhomes have reached 74,000 euros on average, despite the fact that before they stood at 60,000 euros.

Knowing these prices, we already look with different eyes at this little jewel that comes to us from Italy. the preparers Caselani take advantage of the aesthetics of the mythical Citroen Type H to offer vans, food trucks and motorhomeslarger or smaller, that will delight those looking for a vehicle with aesthetics of yesteryear but with all the current comforts.

A Citroën Jumper with Type H skin

that of Wolf with sheep’s skin comes true in this preparation. Although on the outside it can pass perfectly for an old model, in reality the Citroen Type H they sell from Caselani are preparations of Citroën Jumper, with 140 or 165 hp BlueHDI diesel engines and both with a six-speed transmission. You can even opt for fully electric models, with 37 kWh or 70 kWh battery packs.

Citroen Typ H Wildcamp 3

Citroen Typ H Wildcamp 2

The preparation also has the approval of the French firm, which is also a guarantee. Inside? This disguised Citroën Jumper sleeps four people, each with their own bed, there is enough space for a kitchen with two burners, a fridge and freezer, a sink and its corresponding water tank.

The list of options to add to any of their bodies is huge. From aesthetic accessories for the exterior, such as the double chrome Citroën Chevron to suitcase packages and luggage bags, passing through a good number of security systems, such as blind spot sensors, reversing camera or climate control.

Citroen Typ H Wildcamp 5

Citroen Typ H Wildcamp 6

The prices, evidently, are increasing little by little but seeing the costs of getting a motorhome new, it is not a bad idea to take a look at the Casteli catalog if we are looking for a modern vehicle but we are in love with the aesthetics of yesteryear. Keep in mind that the possibilities are very wide, as it has four body lengths and three different roof heights.

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In combustion, these motorhomes start from 42,000 euros (plus VAT), while the electric versions are significantly more expensive, starting at 76,400 and 82,300 euros (plus VAT) depending on the battery chosen.

The market for campers, caravans and motorhomes it’s broken. Since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, its demand has skyrocketed,…

The market for campers, caravans and motorhomes it’s broken. Since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, its demand has skyrocketed,…

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