Winnebago is saying 'Let's do the time warp again,' using its new Brave RV to do it – have a look at the first Winnebago RV from 1966 and you'll know exactly where this one comes from. The modern version of this swinging sixties motorhome is accurate from its size, either 26- or 27-foot version, to its trademark eyebrow above the front windshield.

The foldaway bunk above the front seats that necessitated the eyebrow design has been updated, and is now a power bed that descends from the ceiling. It is among a set of standard features that also includes a 19-foot motorized awning, leveling jacks at all four corners, heated mirrors, LED ceiling lights, two available floorplans and detailing like a workstation for the front passenger, a sliding dash cluster and and a waterfall countertop in the kitchen with built-in extensions.

The Brave sits on a Ford F53 chassis complete with its Triton V10 engine and five-speed automatic transmission. No word yet on any potential diesel alternatives.

Naturally, that 1966 price of $4,000 will also come in for an update, but the company hasn't yet revealed it. The good folks from Winnebago will be happy to take you on a thorough personal tour of the Brave in the video below.



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      • 9 Months Ago
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      Jeremiah White
      • 9 Months Ago
      If you go to the floorplans, the price is clearly displayed there for each floorplan. http://www.gowinnebago.com/products/2015/brave/floorplans/
      Brodz
      • 8 Months Ago
      The new crystal ship
      FRENZIED
      • 8 Months Ago
      Looks awesome! I think a 20-footer or less would look a lot more cool (better proportions). I always liked those short 1960s Winnebagos.
        johnb
        • 8 Months Ago
        @FRENZIED
        yep, those short ones were great looking, and the perfect size.
      SloopJohnB
      • 9 Months Ago
      It is pretty fugly.
      Quen47
      • 9 Months Ago
      I like it, but having a super-thirsty petrol V10 instead of a modern diesel with better mileage and torque seems senseless.
      Joe K
      • 8 Months Ago
      the front end is one big repair bill waiting to happen. I know this is a mock-up as there is no engine in the front, and the quality seems a little off. I am not impressed, it seems to be missing, charm?
      EJD1984
      • 9 Months Ago
      Woo Hoo!! I had the Tonka version when I was a kid in the 1970s http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/nostalgia/cc-toy-box-tonka-winnebago-indian/
        gary
        • 8 Months Ago
        @EJD1984
        LOL, I had the Matchbox as a kid. It would often beat whatever fast-looking Hotwheels car I was racing against at the playground slide/drag-strip.
      robert
      • 8 Months Ago
      She is so annoying.
      Ryan Marshall
      • 9 Months Ago
      No video. AGAIN. About to rage on you AB
        karman876
        • 9 Months Ago
        @Ryan Marshall
        They have the link below. News Source: Winnebago via YouTube Oh, you need to have a big picture to click on?
      diffrunt
      • 9 Months Ago
      Just another fuel ******* windjammer
      waetherman
      • 9 Months Ago
      They compare this to the modern retro styling of the mustang, camaro, and challenger but the difference is that those cars appealed to the YOUNG people of that era. Now those people are old and want to buy the retro, as do people who are young today. The motor home was not a young person product when it was introduced - the people this appeals to are already dead! Maybe in just cynical. Or drink. Or both.
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