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Forest River Inc., Elkhart, Ind., has designed the new retro-look R-Pod travel trailer series to be towed by small SUV’s and crossover vehicles. The R-Pod is available in seven 16- and 18-foot floorplans – one equipped with a slideout containing a sofa – with dry weights from 1,900 to 2,400 pounds. “The R-Pod has the amenities of a conventional travel trailer in a lightweight vehicle,” noted Kevin McArt, general manager of Forest River’s Surveyor/R-Pod division. The laminated-fiberglass-and-aluminum R-Pod is equipped with torsion axles, LED taillights, wet baths with integrated toilets, no-wax seamless vinyl flooring, raised panel cabinet doors and hardwood drawer fronts. MSRP: $10,900.