Discover the Euro

Meet the Coachmen Euro, where European elegance combines with North American creature comforts.

In the fast-paced world of recreational vehicles, innovation sets companies apart. RV enthusiasts look for tech-savvy motorhomes for comfortable and unforgettable trips.

The Euro, a new Class A motorhome from Coachmen, delivers on these demands. The motorhome offers a mix of European style and North American comforts, appealing to customers who want a smaller motorhome without giving up the ease of home.

The 50-amp Euro made its official debut at the 2024 Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa, Florida. But it’s more than another addition to the RV market; it’s a leap forward in design and innovation, according to Mike Kaiser, general manager of Coachmen Class A at Forest River.

The coach’s European styling, modern interior and thoughtful features, he says, will win over a wide range of consumers, including those looking for a cozier and less intimidating driving experience.

“For consumers desiring a smaller, easier-to-handle Class A motorhome, the Euro presents a compelling alternative that doesn’t sacrifice comfort or convenience,” he says. “By incorporating European design elements, we created a shorter and lower Class A motorhome.”

He explains, “The time was right to come out with something smaller in the Class A market.”

He notes Coachmen sought to develop a shorter and narrower Class A motorhome for years. The challenge was to do so without compromising desired amenities.

How to do that eluded the company – until now. The new Euro from Coachmen was inspired by the thriving European RV market, where Class As are designed for tighter roads and bridges less than 13 feet tall. Zach Eppers, Coachmen national sales manager, says the Euro’s design required Coachmen designers and engineers to abandon the North American playbook. “We had to start from scratch,” he explains.

The result of their efforts was the Euro 25EU, a motorhome that is 11 feet, 1 inch tall; 99 inches wide; and 27 feet, 9 inches long. “It’s shorter and narrower than many Class Cs and similar to a lot of Class Bs,” Kaiser says. “But the big thing is it still offers the creature comforts of a Class A, B and C motorhome.”

An Exceptional Exterior

The Euro showcases a distinct front-end design, departing from the typical bus-like appearance of other Class A motorhomes and opting for a style reminiscent of SUVs or trucks.

“The flat front of other Class As can intimidate drivers,”  Kaiser says. “You sit so close to the road and so high that it doesn’t feel like driving a car. Most people miss that dash component. The Euro’s curved front cap and windshield make it less intimidating to drive and gives drivers a better feel behind the wheel.”

Drivability is further enhanced with rear-view and side-view cameras that guide maneuvers in tight spaces. Both customers and dealers have expressed the enhanced driving experience sets the motorhome apart, Kaiser says.

The coach’s aerodynamic design also improves fuel economy. “Being slightly smaller than other Class As, the engine does not have to work as hard and the payload is less, so it will perform better,” Kaiser says.

Despite its smaller size, the Euro has a GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating) of 16,000 pounds to maintain the same amount of exterior storage and offer a greater towing capacity. It also features dual-ducted GE Profile air conditioning units with heat pumps, larger tanks and an automatic legless awning with wind sensor. All this is possible because the coach is built on a Ford F-53 chassis with a 178-inch wheelbase and a 7.3L, V-8 gas-powered engine, notes Kaiser.

“Other Class As are built upon the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter or the Ford Transit, whereas this one is on a true 178-inch wheelbase,” he explains. “That gets you 19.5-inch tires, compared to 16-inch tires; a towing capacity of 8,000 pounds; and larger 50-gallon freshwater and 31-gallon gray water and black water tanks.”

The Euro also comes standard with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to continuously monitor tire pressure and provide drivers with real-time tire-pressure information. The RV’s four-point automatic leveling system ensures the RV is level no matter the terrain. “You have to level the coach,” Kaiser explains. “If it is not level, things will not work. It creates a problem for your slideouts, refrigerator and hot water heater. A self-leveling system makes it easy to level your RV.”

Delivering on the Coachmen Promise

The Euro taps into the Coachmen advantage – a collection of features found in every Coachmen motorhome that the company says ensure a smoother ride, a better camping experience and a motorhome that will last.

This includes walls constructed of Azdel composite, which is impervious to water, won’t rot or mold, and has less than a 1% chance of delaminating. The Euro features reinforced lamination on every sidewall, floor and roof to improve strength and longevity. “You don’t have to worry about delamination. It has a higher R value, and it’s thicker,” Eppers says.

Coachmen lined the Euro’s engine compartment with Dynamat, an innovative technology designed to reduce resonance and vibration. Tests have shown Dynamat can reduce engine heat by as much as 20 degrees and engine noise by up to 20 decibels, according to Coachmen.

“We insulated the engine compartment so it’s a lot quieter and emits significantly less heat,” Kaiser says. “This aligns with the European driving experience because when you operate this Class A, it offers a quieter ride due to its lower seating position and narrower width, resulting in enhanced stability. It’s truly an enjoyable motorhome to drive.”

An Impactful Interior

Traditional motorhomes typically allocate the first 6 to 8 feet for the engine, but this RV’s unique layout optimizes interior space. The Euro positions the cab over the engine, to create room for a king-size bed and a full-size bathroom.

“The look inside differs greatly from other motorized RVs or towables,” Kaiser says. “We worked with designers to come up with a futuristic, modern look.”

The Euro’s European-style cabinetry stands out and features soft-close drawers and overhead cabinets. The modern design offers plenty of cabinets and countertop space, a backsplash and solid-surface fixtures. Completing the kitchen are an induction cooktop, a stylish vent hood, a combination oven/microwave, a 12-cubic-foot refrigerator, a dishwasher and a pantry closet.

“You’re getting the quality appliances and creature comforts of higher-end Class Cs,” Kaiser says. The soft-touch vinyl ceiling features upgraded lighting made of LED strips that run the width of the coach. The coach has square windows with built-in day/night shades, enhancing airflow and visibility indoors. “All these elements combine into a cleaner, fresher look,” he says.

“When we started looking at our ceilings and all the ducted vents and puck lights, we decided on strip lighting that is user-friendly and has a wow factor,” Eppers adds.

The lounge area was designed with passengers in mind, featuring comfortable club seating and a Lagun table that adjusts and moves easily to provide more functionality in the floorplan. “You get more seating and entertainment space up front because you can take advantage of that cockpit area, which you often can’t in other platforms,” Eppers says.

Currently, the Euro has just one floorplan, with a second one in the works. There is a rear bedroom slide at the back with a full-size bathroom opposite it, with a 24-inch-by-36-inch shower. “This is the only slide in the motorhome,” Kaiser says. “The standout feature is the full-size bathroom. Most Class As have a split bath, where the shower is on one side and your sink and toilet are on the other. In the Euro, this is all integrated into one.”

The walk-around, king-size bed also delivers on customers’ needs. “You get European styling with North American creature comforts, which include a fully walkable king-size bed and a bathroom with a very large shower and plenty of room around the toilet for your legs,” he says.

“We also added a 1,200-watt inverter to make a lot of the 110 outlets live,” he adds. “Typically, in an RV, your outlets will not work unless you’re plugged in or running a generator. This inverter lets you use your appliances, TVs and other things without plugging into electric or running a generator.”

Up front, there is also an oversize radio and a computer workstation with 12-volt, 110-volt and USB outlets to keep RVers connected wherever they are. Both the radio and the computer station rotate for use from the lounge area.

The Euro’s design blends the best of both worlds – European style and North American comfort.

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