A Travel Trailer for the Next Generation

It's not very often that something comes alone from the travel trailer realm that catches so many peoples' attention. So when the Mehrzeller caravan concept was unveiled, people couldn't help but notice.

The concept was debuted at the Caravan Salon Düsseldorf which is the largest RV show in Europe. The idea came from the minds of Christian Freissling and Theresa Kalteis, a team of designers from Graz University of Technology in Austria. Even though it may seem like just another concept that is doomed to fade away, you shouldn't write it off so quickly. Freissling and Kalteis have backing from some of the largest names in Europe.

One of most well know of the investors is BMW, which could have been deduced from the X6 towing the Mehrzeller concept. The name itself means "multi cell" and it's easy to see how it earned such a name. Each cell will serve a specific purpose depending on the future owner's individual plan.

By using an online configurator, you can build a floor plan of how you want your trailer to look. However, your options are not limited to the color and the interior trim. You can customize almost every flat surface on the exterior as well. Since the body is made of nothing but polygons, there are endless combinations of shapes, sizes and configurations.

The interior is a direct reflection of the exterior and will exhibit the same lines and corners. The exterior and interior also share a very simple paint scheme. The only accents are the hardwood floor with matching countertop and tabletop. Everything else is a relaxing white.

There are a few obvious drawbacks to such a design. First and foremost, it is hardly aerodynamic. Secondly, trying to keep every nook and cranny clean on the inside as well as the outside is going to be a challenge. However, if you are interested in buying one, the online configurator can be found here.

Source : Squob

Feb 13, 2009
by Anonymous


Very cool! The RV inudstry needs some forward thinkers and progressive designers. RV interiors are typically so humdrum, bland, boring, and predictable. It's nice to know I'm not the only one who feels this way.