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Four Winds International has put increased emphasis for 2006 on the larger 19,500-pound GVWR medium-duty Chevrolet Kodiak chassis with four new floorplans in its Four Winds, Dutchmen and Chateau lineups. Available in lengths of 32 to 35 feet with up to three slideouts, the new Kodiak-based Class C’s are intended to compete with Class A coaches on dealership lots. “The line between minimotorhomes and Class A’s is getting thinner and thinner,” said Linette Votava, marketing director for the Elkhart, Ind.-based Thor Industries Inc. subsidiary. “There are a lot of people who don’t want to be in a Class A because of its size, but they want a motorhome larger than the typical Class C.” All three lines are powered standard by 325-hp Vortec gasoline or optional Duramax diesel engines with 6,500-pound towing capacity. “These Class C’s have more towing capacity than most gas and even some diesel Class A motorhomes,” said Scott Jacobsen, national sales manager. Featuring 7-foot ceilings, leather furniture, oak, maple or cherry cabinetry and optional exterior paint, the Four Winds Kodiak-based Class C retails from $89,110.