2013 Newmar Dutch Star
Newmar introduced its’ 2013 product line-up at the recently completed Good Sam Rally in Louisville, Kentucky and at the Newmar Kountry Klub Rally in Gillette, Wyoming.
A design emphasis on bolder colors, and more eye appeal was welcomed by customers at both events.
Highlighting the product change was the total life-cycle redesign of the Dutch Star. One of Newmar’s best known brands, the Dutch Star features a new front cap with stainless steel grill and LED accent lighting. A new hood design with hidden hinges and a heavier duty windshield wiper system with more coverage area; highlight the change to the front of the new Dutch Star.
The rear cap has also been redesigned and features new automotive taillights with LED accents. Four distinct, exterior graphics choices allow customers to choose from a variety of colors. Each graphic includes five different colors with blended paint “fades.”
Interior improvements include three wood choices, hidden hinges on all cabinetry, and new designer mitered cabinet doors with glazing. Other interior features include polished porcelain tile with glass inserts, solid surface countertops and a new backsplash design with cut-glass. Additional interior upgrades include a feature ceiling added to the bedroom of all floor plans, and a soffit with standard halogen lighting added to the full wall slide floor plan.
Several former options were made standard for the 2013 model year including, auto gen start, Weather Pro electric patio awning, Oasis power entry door awning and side view cameras.
The Dutch Star is offered in ten floor plans in 37’, 40’ and 43’ lengths. The 37’ features a 400 ISL Cummins on a Freightliner chassis, while the 40’ and 43’ feature a 450 ISL Cummins on the Freightliner. Highlights of several floor plans include the Flexsteel L-shaped Extenda –Flex sofa, a 46’ Sony television on an electronic powered mechanism, (televator), that raises or lowers the television from behind a sofa or a fireplace are included in some of the innovative floor plans.
“Prior to these rallies, all of us at Newmar were very excited about the all new 2013 Dutch Star. The results indicated our excitement was spot-on, as dealers and customers alike have shared their acceptance of the major changes,” according to Pat Terveer, Director of Luxury Sales, Product Planning and Design for Newmar. “We expect Dutch Star to experience a significant growth in sales based on early results,” Terveer added.
Established in 1968 Newmar is an innovator and leader in the RV manufacturing industry and recognized nationally for its excellence in quality. Newmar is privately owned and has a dealer network that spans across the United States and Canada. Newmar is located at 355 N. Delaware Street, Nappanee, Indiana.
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