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Country Coach Inc., Junction City, Ore., this week (Aug. 14-17) introduced the new $264,800 (starting MSRP) 2007 Tribute 260 diesel pusher as the entry-level coach into its luxury lineup during the Family Motor Coach Association’s (FMCA) 76th International Convention at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Charlotte/Concord, N.C. “It has the features that identify with a high-end Country Coach,” reported Matt Howard, senior director of marketing and sales administration. “At the same time, we can bring it in at this price point. It’s important for us to keep a full spectrum of products in the luxury diesel market.” Built on the National RV Holdings Inc. subsidiary’s proprietary 35,600-pound GVWR DynoMax semi-monocoque chassis, Tribute is powered by a 400-hp Caterpillar C-9 diesel engine, and is positioned below the Infinity. “Tribute is at about the same price point the Inspire was in two years ago,” Howard said. A quad-slide 40-footer was to be displayed at the FMCA summer gathering while the company also planned to take orders for a 37-foot floorplan. A 34-foot layout will be in production by mid-winter, Howard said. Standard features include 85-inch ceilings, a 57-degree wheel cut, one-piece windshield, home theater system, hand-crafted cabinetry, tile entry, an over-dash LCD high-definition TV, interior halogen light fixtures, solid-surface countertops, custom tile flooring and porcelain vanity sink.