A look at 'Extreme Caravanning'
Simple Caravan Insurance@ 10:38 AM
Breaking records, crossing new boundaries and turning into mad contraptions, caravans are the next big thing.
Keep reading... and take a walk on the wild side of caravanning.
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Fastest Speed: A Mercedes Benz S600 driven by Eugene Herbert reached a speed of 139mph towing a standard caravan.
Racing: Caravan racing was organised by The Caravan Club from 1954 to 1976 - both amateur and professional competitors hitched up caravans and pushed their driving skills to the limit.
50m Dash: 13.59 secs. Warrick Brant sets world record in 2010 pulling a caravan at Willowbank Raceway, Australia.
On the Water: Daniel Schaub takes German manufacturing to new levels with the $13,000 Sealander - a compact, cheaper option for couples who still want to cook, clean, eat and sleep in their caravan whilst afloat.
On the Water II: Terra Wind's $850,000 amphibious RV combines yacht-like luxury with coach-style aesthetics for those with plenty of cash.
Extreme Luxury: Most expensive caravan is the Elemment Palazzo, price £1.9m, weight 22 tons. It boasts a master bedroom with 40" TV, en-suite bathroom, pop-out living room, space-age driver's cab and rainfall shower, plus glow-in-the-dark paint for night safety.
Most Extravagant: The Heat, price $2m, weight 30 tons. Rented by Will Smith, this two-floor trailer offers a full gym, 100" projector screen, office space for 30 people and even a marble staircase.
Survival: Survive a zombie apocalypse with a customisable all-terrain vehicle that withstands extreme temperatures, terrain and damage - perfect for any challenge! Unicat range: $500,000+