Westfalia Columbus - a smart choice

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The motorhome market is full of products tailored to the various expectations and financial possibilities of customers. After all, not every caravanning enthusiast needs a camper with an alcove, full-size bathroom or a separate seating area. For some customers (with lower requirements and a more modest budget), the manufacturers have provided compact motorhomes, built on the basis of classic vans.

One of the models available on the market is the Westfalia Columbus . For most of us , the German manufacturer is mostly known for a truly tourist variation on the Volkswagen Transporter , created for active tourism. As it turns out - the brand's portfolio is much wider. Columbus, like most motorhomes similar to it, was built with the use of Fiat Ducato . From the outside of a small motorhome, it is distinguished from a standard delivery vehicle by unique stickers, vents, numerous tinted and tilt side windows , as well as a retractable step .

The model of ergonomics

The interior of the larger Westphalian model presents exemplary ergonomics . The driver's workplace allows him to cover several hundred kilometers without much fatigue . The dashboard with analog clocks and the on-board computer screen form a coherent whole. In terms of additional equipment, we can count on automatic air conditioning, electric windows, and even navigation - very useful for a vacation trip. The front, spacious seats are equipped with two independent armrests, what's more - when parked, we can turn them towards the interior.

please, step inside

We can get to the interior of the mobile home through wide, sliding doors . The step that slides out from under the car turns out to be helpful in getting inside. After opening the door, we see a rectangular table that can be enlarged if necessary . Behind the table there is a double sofa - obligatorily enriched with headrests and seat belts . There is a mandatory space under the ceiling for functional shelves and small cabinets . Interestingly - two sleeping places are created after unfolding the "platform" in place of the couch and table . If necessary, we can cut off the surroundings with curtains . A skylight has been installed above the seating area. On the opposite side of the interior, as in other motorhomes, there is a kitchenette with a gas stove, fridge, sink and cabinets for kitchen accessories.

Time to rest

Further in the interior, the manufacturer has grouped a compact toilet, a double bedroom, and well-thought-out storage compartments . In the locked bathroom we have a chemical toilet and a washbasin with cabinets and other amenities. At the back there is a double bed or two separate sleeping places . We can put the necessary tourist equipment under them.

Before buying, it is worth considering your expectations carefully. The list of additional options and possibilities of interior design is quite long. Specialists of the Poznań dealer of the Wesftalia brand by CarGO will come to our aid!

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Maciej Mokwiński
Maciej Mokwiński

I follow the latest trends in the automotive industry, not only in caravanning

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