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Stainless steel body panels integrated with a full-rail chassis are featured in the luxury-class Wanderlodge line from Blue Bird Coachworks, Ft. Valley, Ga., now a unit of the newly formed Beach County Holding Inc. The holding company is principally owned by Volvo Group and members of Henlys Group plc banking syndicate, Blue Bird’s previous owner. Available with two or three slideout rooms, the 44-foot luxury Wanderlodge 450 LXi on display at the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) 73rd International Convention March 21-24 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry, Ga., retails for about $850,000. Fred Vandenberg, director of motorhome sales and marketing, reported that a change in marketing strategy is allowing more customization in the Wanderlodge line, which also includes 38-foot floorplans. Wanderlodge LXi, built on Blue Bird’s proprietary 52,000-pound GVWR chassis, is equipped with a 525hp Caterpillar C13 diesel engine, six airbags, fully multiplexed electrical and chassis systems, independent front suspension and a 45-degree cramp angle – a measure of how tightly the RV can turn. “The coach can basically turn inside itself,” Vandenberg said.