Bailey announce price freeze plans for Unicorn and Pegasus and new Pursuit upgrade

The Unicorn and Pegasus will see a price freeze, while the Pursuit will receive an update
The Unicorn and Pegasus will see a price freeze, while the Pursuit will receive an update

Monday, 25, Jul 2016 10:10

by Joe Jeffrey

Exciting times as Bailey announce 2017 plans

Bailey of Bristol has announced a sustained period of sales growth over the past twelve months, seeing the company increase its share of both the touring caravan and motorhome markets while necessitating a 20 per cent increase in overall production volumes.

As far as touring caravans are concerned, the success seen over the past year has largely been driven by the continued popularity of the company's current Pegasus and Unicorn ranges, both of which have accounted for a total of 80 per cent of Bailey caravan retail sales.

As a result of the popularity of both ranges, accessed here has decided to carry on with the production of both Pegasus and Unicorn in their current guise for the start of the 2017 model year from September 2016 onwards.

Bailey has subsequently decided to upgrade their low-cost light-weight Pursuit range following on from both customer and retailer feedback, with plans for the relaunch well under way; new models from the second generation Pursuit range should be appearing early next year.

Following on from these decisions, Bailey has also announced a price freeze on all of its touring caravan ranges going into the 2017 model year, with all recommended retail prices for these vehicles set to remain unchanged from current levels. It has been stressed by Bailey, however, that In the current post-Brexit economic climate these retail prices cannot be guaranteed indefinitely and the offer will be for a limited period only.

Commenting on the plans for the Bailey caravan portfolio, managing director Nick Howard said "The continued popularity of our existing Pegasus and Unicorn ranges is testimony to the longevity of our products in today's marketplace. This in turn is a reflection of the amount of effort we put into the development process to ensure our caravans and motorhomes continue to successfully meet the needs of our customers year after year".

We don't know about you, but we certainly see a price freeze as great news for the caravan industry. Not only should this encourage more people to step into an ever-growing popular pastime of hitting the great outdoors, but should also provide for great competition coming by way of other manufacturers. What do you think? Let us know below.

Comments - What do you think?
Related stories

porch awning for bailey willow

I am in the process of purchasing a bailey retreat willow, I am looking to fit a porch awning to it but not sure t...

GT65 Turin

Hi just joined site. I am about to purchase a Bailey GT65 Turin it ticks all the boxes for us. There are 2 vans we...

Government announcement on banning diesel and petrol cars

With all this crazy rush to ban diesel and petrol cars, I don't hear anyone saying 'what about the caravan and mot...

Two sites that do not accept bookings.

Hi all.  Tried to book into a site within Oban, "no we don't accept bookings" was the reply when I enquired. Askin...

Fridge relay

hello hope you can help me where do I find the fridge relay on a Renault Timberland 2008 plate camper-van ...

Tripping over ground pegs!

To avoid the problem, cones, night lights or daily removal was the only solution. What about the intermediate pegg...

Stirling Topaz oven

Our year 2000 oven flap keeps falling open. reason is the sprung catch is not working properly as it does not "loc...

ridiculous

The willows caravan park ,Brampton,Huntingdon,Cambridgeshire Supposed to be on a rally at this site this weekend w...

Toilet fluid

We go to many sites where we have to use Environmentally Green toilet fluid, and to be honest, I do prefer the ide...

Caravan Times Home Page

Is it just me or do others find the home page and various bits of the site need a revamp.  Prime example is a comp...

For Sale

Burstner Nexxo t720 - 2012 - £44995

Burnster Nexxo t720

Low Low profile chasis motorhome

Rapido A-Class 999M - 2009 - £54995

Rapido A class 999M

This flagship Rapido model is based on the Mercedes Sprinter chassis (very rare) with the fantastic Mercedes 3.

Monaco Knight 38 PDQ - 2006 - £79995

x

THE most practical RV layout ever on the market with four slide out rooms, full cream leather interior and light oak cabinetry creates even greater feeling of space.

Niesmann+Bischoff Arto 69 PL (auto) - 2011 - £61995

Niesmann + Bischoff Arto 69 PL

One of the best build qualities in the industry including aluminium sandwich construction, deep double floor and front electric thermo windscreen blind make this motorhome fully winterised.

PLANS VETOED: Essex caravan park plans vetoed again

Possible site location at Port Flair

Plans for a 70 pitch caravan park in Essex have been rejected by the local council for a second time.

Caravan site gutted in huge fire causing £1m in damage

Burnt out caravans at the site. Pics from Devon & Somerset Fire Service

An enormous fire has ripped through 160 caravans causing £1 million in damage at a site in Somerset

Caravan dealership launches new online store

Managing director Chris Talbot

Cheshire's largest caravan dealership, Leisure Sales, has unveiled its brand new online accessory store

Caravan manufacturer invests £8 million in new facility

Jim Bolton (Swift Group) and Steve Hewick (Houlton) review progress on the ground works

Manufacturers Swift Group is developing a new £8 million purpose built modern manufacturing facility at its headquarters in Cottingham, Yorkshire