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From its lowest priced gas engine units through its diesel engine coaches, Damon Corp. has pre-wired its year 2001 Class A motorhome models to accommodate some of the latest in consumer electronics.

The Elkhart, Ind.-based Damon unveiled its model year 2001 units during its dealer meeting in South Bend, Ind., July 15-16.

As standard equipment, the year 2001 model year versions of the DayBreak, Challenger, Escaper, Intruder and Ultrasport include pre-wiring for satellite dishes and 110-volt outlets and phone jacks for personal computers and modems. The PC outlet and phone jacks are located under the dashboard on the passenger side.

The DayBreak is Damon’s entry-level gas Class A. The 27- to 32-foot units have MSRPs ranging from $45,000 to $65,000, said Gary Groom, president of Damon’s RV Division. The DayBreak features a wide body design and new front-end cap for 2001, he added.

The Challenger is Damon’s other entry-level gas Class A. The full-basement units all have two slide-outs and the MSRPs range from $55,000 to $65,000. A Ford chassis is available as an option, Groom said.

The Intruder is Damon’s mid-priced gas Class A with MSRPs from $70,000 to $90,000. The floorplans include a kitchen (galley) slide and a bedroom slide, or a living room slide and a bedroom slide. New standard equipment includes 19-inch TVs in all bedrooms and upgraded Onan generators. A washer-dryer is an option in two floorplans.

Meanwhile, the Ultrasport is Damon’s entry-level diesel engine Class A. The 34-foot version could retail under $100,000 while the 36-foot model has MSRPs ranging from $110,000 to $120,000, Groom said. The 2001 Ultrasport has four new floorplans all with flush floor slides. A 300-hp Caterpillar engine is an option.

At the top end of Damon’s Class A line-up with the 39-foot Escaper which will retail around $150,000. It has three new floorplans including either galley or living room slides along with a bedroom slide. Included for model year 2001 as standard equipment is keyless remote entry, Flexsteel furniture throughout, a 10-gallon water heater, black tank flush system, raised panel cabinet doors on lower cabinets and new solid surface countertops with integrated kitchen sink.