Jurgens Rascal pop top caravan

Jurgens Rascal
Jurgens Rascal

Jurgens is a name that has been synonomous with caravans for over 55 years but mostly in South Africa. After a couple of attempts at importing, Jurgens Australia decided to manufacture in Australia and after officially opening in April 2008 now have a full range of well built light weight caravans for Australian conditions.

Jurgens Rascal
Jurgens Rascal

The Jurgens Rascal is a light weight pop top caravan ideally suited to smaller tow vehicles. Its ATM of only 1200kg places it within the reach of a wide selection of small to mid size family sedans. It is however of strong construction with a combination of the CNC fabricated chassis and composite walls which makes for a very strong caravan with excellent towing characteristics.

Externally the Rascal certainly has clean lines and in a way matches its name. It is quite stylish in the flesh and with the pop top has a relatively low wind resistance. Overall the feeling is one of openess even though it is a small caravan.

External features include: Strong light weight galvanised chassis, Strong light weight composite walls, Moulded front & rear panels, AL-KO independent suspension, 1 x 9kg gas bottles, Jockey wheel, Insulated walls & roof, External annex light, Front travel blanket/shield, Corner steadies, Mains water tap, LED external marker lights, Rollout awning, Spare wheel, External access to internal storage, Large lockable easy access boot, 240 mains inlet/outlet
Internal features include: Microwave, Slide double bed with lift up lid, Hard wearing vinyl floor, Washable wall covering, Colour co-ordinated upholstery, Dometic 12 volt range hood, Flick mixer tap (hot & cold), 60 Litre tank with auto leveller, Dometic flush mounted 2 burner hob, Dometic AES 3 way 90 litre fridge/freezer, 12 volt water pump, Fire extinguisher, On-board battery, Blind /flyscreen on all windows & doors, 12 volt transformer, 4 person full crockery set and 12 volt lighting

If you are in the market for a small pop top caravan that can easily be towed by a number of vehicles, with a quality look and feel you could do worse that have a look at the Jurgens Rascal.

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