Travel Trailers and Fifth Wheels Offer More High-End Features as Standard Equipment

MIDDLEBURY, Ind. -- Jayco® introduces its 2008 line of The Enthusiast’s RV, Eagle fifth wheels and travel trailers, with a new addition: Eagle Super Lite fifth wheel.

With a variety of nature-inspired color schemes and a host of high-quality standard equipment, Eagle travel trailers and fifth wheels are designed for experienced RVers. In honor of Jayco’s 40th Anniversary, selected 2008 Eagle models have added special standard equipment including a Carefree® 12-volt electric Travel’r awning, flat-screen LCD TV and easy-to-use Dream Dinette™ mechanism.

The new super lite Eagle fifth wheel features high-end equipment that includes Tuffshell™ vacuum-bond laminated sidewalls, unitized, 1 1/2” laminated floor, wood message center, nickel hardware, Manchester Oak raised-paneled doors and drawers on overhead cabinetry and refrigerator. Options include an outside grill, MaxiStor™ doors, roof ladder and water purification system. Customer Value Package adds a patio awning, double 30-pound propane bottles with regulator, Dolby Digital 5.1 home theater system with DVD, shirt wardrobes and microwave oven.

Standard equipment on the Eagle series includes a wooden message center, a new 6-panel bathroom passage door, an enlarged dinette window, large radius-cornered countertops in the kitchen and bathroom and new louvered central air conditioning vents for improved directional air flow. Also, many features that were only available as options last year are now standard equipment, including a holding tank sprayer and spare tire with carrier. A new style 120-volt ceiling fan now comes standard on all Eagle fifth wheels.

The Eagle is available with many options that make it even more comfortable and homey, including an outside grill and Euro chairs. Eagle fifth wheels make it possible to add more residential-style options, such as a washer/dryer combination, CD stereo in the bunk, a free-standing table with four chairs and a second air conditioning unit in the bedroom. Options for the Eagle travel trailer include a 15,000-BTU central air upgrade, glass shower door and thermal pane windows.

Customer Value Package for the Eagle series includes central air conditioning, security lights, folding exterior grab handle, bathroom attic fan, Dolby® Digital 5.1 surround sound system with DVD player, water purifier, deluxe pillow-top mattress, bath skylight, 6 gallon gas/electric auto-ignition water heater, patio awning and microwave. In addition, the fifth wheel Customer Value Package includes a floor safe and extra roof insulation.

About Jayco, Inc.

Jayco is the largest privately held manufacturer of recreation vehicles in the world. The company manufactures and markets RVs under the Jay Series, Select, Baja, Jay Feather, Jay Flight, Eagle, Designer, Octane ZX, Recon ZX, Greyhawk, Melbourne and Seneca brand names. For more information on Eagle travel trailers and fifth wheels and other Jayco products, call 1-800-RV-JAYCO, visit, or write Jayco, Inc., 903 S. Main, Middlebury, Ind., 46540.

Posted on August 09, 2007

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