Airstream builds its 2011 Interstate on Mercedes Benz chassis

Andrea Divirgilio / August 25, 2010

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Airstream, maker of the iconic Silver Bullet travel trailer, has already impressed with its PanAmerica trailer and the Victorinox Special Edition Airstream trailer. The proud manufacturer of the world’s finest travel trailers has now announced the launch of its 2011 Interstate 3500 Class B motorhome. An upshot of collaboration between Airstream and Mercedes-Benz, the new touring coach offers the legendary quality and design of the Airstream brand combined with the comfort and luxury of Mercedes-Benz. Sure to inspire the adventurer within, the 2011 Airstream 3500 Interstate promises a fuel-efficient, luxurious and comfortable ride. The motorhome comes with seating for eight, a kitchen, bathroom and a convertible lounge area that doubles a bed for two. Other amenities include an on-board 19-inch flat panel HD LCD/DVD, 1.2 cubic foot convection microwave oven, a stainless steel two-burner cook top, a 3.1 cubic foot refrigerator and interior LED lighting.

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An optional 5.5-inch LCD screen in the driver’s compartment displays the area behind the van in the reverse mode. The Class-B Interstate 3500 also boasts a efficiency 13,500 BTU Dometic roof-mounted air conditioner, an optional 2.5-kilowatt Onan propane generator and a 26-gallon fresh water tank, which has its own 6-gallon water heater you can use for having hot showers. The Interstate’s 3.0-liter Blue Efficiency V6 diesel engine delivers 188 hp and 325 lb. ft. of torque.

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The 2011 Interstate 3500, priced at about $121,274, is available in twin and lounge floor plans, with two interior decors (Onyx and Sand Pearl) and two exterior colors (silver and white).

Thanks, Lacey Thornton

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