The $100,000 Bowlus Road Chief is a classic American travel trailer that looks like a rolling art
Genius is never obsolete, and this hold true for today’s ultimate travel trailer Bowlus Road Chief. Historically, an aircraft designer named Hawley Bowlus back in 1934 started building the feather-light 1,200 pound travel trailers ‘Road Chief’. Unfortunately, owing to the Great Depression Hawley stopped manufacturing Road Chiefs, and resumed work on aircraft. In those times, another entrepreneur Wally Byam adopted the basic design and started producing similar trailers in year 1936, under the Airstream name, the manufacturer of recently launched ‘Land Yacht’ Concept Trailer inspired by the luxury yachts, and the classic 1954 Airstream caravan, the Victorinox Special Edition Airstream, and the 2011 Eddie Bauer Airstream travel trailer. And in the decades that followed, the Bowlus brand and the original design were virtually forgotten, except by few of devoted collectors. But now the Bowlus brand has come-up with a bang with the release of an aerodynamically engineered, all-new Bowlus Road Chief. Described to be a mobile metal sculpture, the adventure-ready Road Chief boasting a streamline design impressively shares the best of the original, classic style, and efficiency, all in a soap-bubble-light aircraft-grade aluminum shell; perfectly adapted to 21st century conditions.
Inspired by timeless American style, and expertly handcrafted from honest materials for a lifetime of adventures, the new Bowlus Road Chief that looks like a rolling art, is actually the most modern, aerodynamic travel trailer, which is equally ready for an afternoon inspiration, a relaxing weekend getaway, or an ambitious cross-country adventure.
The Bowlus Road Chiefs boasts Zen-like stateroom’s V-beds which easily reconfigures from ‘twins’ to almost a ‘king’, an efficient SMEG kitchen, full bathroom complete with shower, AGM batteries and 120-watt solar panel to offer power supply, smart electronics and multiple storage options.