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Taking luxury to a new dimension: the Hymermobil B-Class MasterLine 880

This year has already seen Hymer GmbH & Co. KG set new standards in the premium segment with layouts 780 and 790 of the Hymermobil B-Class MasterLine, an integrated vehicle combining state-of-the-art body shell design and high-quality equipment with unique design highlights. With the B-ML 880, the company has come up with a unique new layout: measuring an impressive 8.89 metres long by 2.35 metres wide, it is the first tandem-axle vehicle on an SLC chassis from the house of Hymer. The size of the vehicle gives it a whole new feeling of space without compromising on driving comfort, which is guaranteed by the stabilising action of the tandem axle.
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The B-ML 880 impresses both inside and out with its stately dimensions. According to Christian Bauer, President of Hymer GmbH & Co. KG, “With our MasterLine series, we have managed to combine the collective expertise and strengths of our company in one vehicle. Now we have gone one better with the new 880 layout, which convinces with unique driving dynamics and can compete with the familiar Liner class in terms of comfort and equipment”.

Intelligent floor plan for exclusive living comfort  

In the interior, this means an even more generous sense of space coupled with maximum storage space. The entrance door moves back to open up the space between the seating area and kitchen. The side couch is now 30 centimetres larger and the work surface of the corner kitchen – which comes with a premium mineral worktop as standard – has also been widened by 20 centimetres. This leaves space next to the cooker for a fully automatic coffee machine, for example. A second mid-height larder unit provides additional storage.

The B-ML 880 now comes with two wardrobes. The one in the living area can be used for outdoor wear, for example, while the roomy double-door one turns the luxurious bathroom into a walk-in wardrobe. The bathroom itself has a new floor plan, with the washbasin including mirror cabinet and integrated lighting now occupying a separate area next to the shower with real glass doors. This creates more space in the toilet area, which is equipped with an open shelf, towel radiator and additional window. For additional privacy, the living area can be separated from the sleeping area.

The 880 layout features two comfy single beds over two metres long and just under 90 centimetres wide at the rear of the vehicle, with a further under-bed wardrobe at the foot of each. A total of three floor hatches are provided for customers requiring extra storage space. The combination of the pale Grand Oak furniture finish, featuring elements in modern super-matt white, and the darker Velvet Ash creates a cosy and harmonious colour scheme throughout the living area, bathroom and kitchen. The pleasing ambience on board is further enhanced by the now dimmable multi-level ambient lighting on the overhead lockers, under the kitchen counter and on the skirting boards. The lighting throughout the vehicle can be operated conveniently via a central switch on the rear fold-down bed.

Unique outer design on a tandem axle

As the first vehicle in the Hymer portfolio with a tandem axle on an SLC chassis, this vehicle boasts not only a length of just under nine metres but also a gross vehicle weight of up to 5.5 tons plus huge payload reserves. In addition, it offers extra-stable handling and a level of driving comfort comparable with more compact motorhomes. In terms of bodywork, Hymer has opted for the proven combination of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis cowl with optional 177 hp diesel engine and SLC chassis. In conjunction with the new 6-speed manual gearbox or the 9-speed automatic transmission, this allows comfortable cruising speeds with maximum, low-noise engine smoothness and optimised fuel consumption. Assistance systems such as Active Brake Assist or DISTRONIC Active Distance Assist also ensure a high degree of safety. With its spacious double floor, the chassis provides ample space for all technical components, while the interior offers a headroom of 1.98 metres thanks to the level floor.

Along with the large, panoramic windscreen, the front section is a real highlight. The visible edges pick up the lines of the headlights and carry them into the extended side contour. The slightly arrow-shaped front section integrates the wheelbase perfectly. The sporty, exclusive appearance is further underlined by the high-quality black grille, glossy radiator frame with chrome trim and LED fog lights. Completing the motorhome’s sleek exterior is the 3D GRP rear, including integrated rear light moulding and self-supporting garage casing with a sporty diffuser look.

The Hymermobil B-Class MasterLine 880 will be available from the beginning of 2020.

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Factsheet Hymer B-Class MasterLine 780 / 790 / 880 | PDF (826 KB)
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Layout Hymer B-Class MasterLine 780 | PDF (9.5 MB)
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Layout Hymer B-Class MasterLine 790 | PDF (7.3 MB)
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Press contact

Sarah Lemke

Hymer GmbH & Co KG
Holzstraße 19
88339 Bad Waldsee
Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 7524 999-0
E-Mail: presse@hymer.com

About Hymer GmbH & Co. KG

Since its foundation in 1957, Hymer has been a household name in motorhomes and caravans “made in Germany”. The company is not only notable for its long tradition and passion for motorhoming, but is also one of the leading manufacturers in the premium sector thanks to its high standards of quality and consistent record of innovation. Hymer GmbH & Co. KG markets its products under the four brands Hymer Motor Caravans, Hymer Camper Vans, Eriba Caravans and Hymer Original Parts. Hymer GmbH & Co. KG is part of the Erwin Hymer Group.



About the Erwin Hymer Group

The Erwin Hymer Group is a 100% subsidiary of THOR Industries, the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. The Erwin Hymer Group unites motorhome and caravan manufacturers as well as motorhome and caravan accessory specialists along with hire and financing services under one roof. The motorhome and caravan brands Buccaneer, Bürstner, Carado, Crosscamp, Compass, Dethleffs, Elddis, Eriba, Etrusco, Hymer, Niesmann+Bischoff, Laika, LMC, Sunlight and Xplore; the motorhome rental companies McRent and rent easy; and the chassis specialist Goldschmitt; the accessories specialist Movera and the touring portal freeontour all belong to the Erwin Hymer Group.

www.erwinhymergroup.com

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