Gulf Stream Coach Inc. recently rolled out its first 2005 EnduraMax sport utility minimotorhome (SURV) at its factory in Nappanee, Ind.
According to Gulf Stream, the EnduraMax, which retails from $102,060, is being assembled on a dedicated production line with 34 employees who are completing one unit a day.
The 35-foot toy hauler is built on a 19,500-pound GVWR GM Kodiak medium-duty, cutaway chassis equipped with an 8.1-liter, 325-hp Vortec V8 engine or optional Duramax 6.6-liter diesel.
Access to an 11-foot-long garage is provided by a 1,600-pound electric lift.
Built on an aluminum frame with laminated fiberglass sidewalls that have a combination of painted and vinyl graphics, the garage features a standard bug-proof screen, nonslip flooring and roll-up rear door.
As do the vast majority of Gulf Stream’s motorized products for 2005, the EnduraMax features 7-foot ceilings, dual-ducted air conditioning and hardwood cabinets and stiles.
The residential-style interiors sport molded fiberglass countertops and jackknife sofa beds with storage beneath.
Gulfstream reported that the EnduraMax was well received by the company’s dealer body.
Ryan Craig, national salesman for the Enduramax, said, “Everywhere I’ve gone with the unit, people have nothing but good things to say about it.”