ABI Caravans

ABI caravans are still a familiar sight on caravans park across the country
ABI caravans are still a familiar sight on caravans park across the country

Tuesday, 16, Nov 2010 04:11

Original ABI caravans can still be found touring on British roads today and have a reputation for exceptional build quality and damp resistance.

Formed in 1972 as a result of a merger between ACE International touring caravans and maker of leisure homes, Belmont Caravans. The company continued to build a range of caravans until 2001, when Mel Cooper was appointed Chief Executive and ceased the production of tourers to concentrate on the caravan holiday home market.

Under the auspices of Mr Cooper and Andrew Allwood, a successful buyout of the ABI management team in 2004 ensured the company's continuing success as a holiday home company.

The Swift days

The ABI touring caravan brand names were sold on to the Swift Caravans but no parts or designs were exchanged. All later Swift Group versions were clones of existing Swift models with alternative badging and furnishing options.

Original ABI caravans can still be found touring on British roads today and have a reputation for exceptional build quality and damp resistance. Swift have considerable archive information, but do not stock any legacy parts or badging. FM Caravans of Hull have a stock of ABI Spares.

Rare 1960s Retro Revamp

The rare Model X in all its glory

When Jeremy Clarkson, who ironically loathes to caravan, finds a vintage or modern classic car you can see hear and his passion for vehicles. Having looked at this amazing 1960 caravan you can see why Clarkson does not need a script to put his point across. I truly believe that this amazing tourer would convert the ex Top Gear presenter in a heartbeat.

Show Season Is Almost Here

Get ready for show season with some advice from the team

This week will mark the beginning of the 2019 show season with the Manchester Caravan and Motorhome show kicking things of on the 17th and lasting until the 20th. As we enter the show season we are going to have a look at what to expect and what we are looking forward to.

Top 5 Articles Of 2018

We run down 5 of the best articles from this year

We are approaching the New Year and we are feeling rather reflective. So before we are all start popping cases of champagne open and singing Auld Lang Syne into the wee hours we want to share with you our top 5 articles, in no particular order, of the last 12 months.

ABI Spare Parts

Address
FM Caravans Ltd
169 Fountain Road
Hull
HU2 0LH
Tel 01482 823330
Web www.fmcaravans.co.uk
Email info@fmcaravans.co.uk

ABI Ranges

  • ABI Monza
  • ABI Supreme
  • ABI Ace
  • ABI Jubilee
  • ABI Award
  • ABI Target

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