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What's great about the new Trooper

The new 2019 Trooper was bred to dominate. It really does have it all. It’s big. It’s got all the comforts of home. And it’ll take you anywhere you want to go. But there’s a few more reasons why the Trooper is great.

The tyres

The Trooper’s new BF Goodrich All-terrain tyres are the toughest tyres ever made. These tyres deliver exceptional durability and traction for traversing harsh conditions so you can have the confidence to take on the most difficult challenges while touring.

Chassis & Suspension

G&S Chassis manufacture the strongest and most lightweight chassis in the industry. Exclusive to Lotus Caravans, it's hot-dipped galvanised in a bath of molten zinc at a temperature of around 460-degrees Celsius. Exposing the zinc to air causes it to form zinc oxide, which further reacts with carbon dioxide to form zinc carbonate. The result is a chassis that's strong and resistant to corrosion. And combined with the Control Rider 3.5T Twin-shock independent suspension, it is rated to a 3,500kg gross trailer mass.

Power & Electrics

If you’re game, the Trooper is packed with enough power to keep you living off the grid for a long while. Compared to a 115Ah AGM battery, the Trooper’s Redarc Lithium battery system is more than 70% lighter while putting out three times the power. Combined with the 680W of solar power, you have enough to enjoy all the comforts of home, unplugged from the rest of the world, for extended trips off-grid.

Better still, the Redarc all-in-one battery management system regulates all your AC, DC and solar and displays it on an easy to use monitor in your van. It even shows the state of charge your batteries are in and how many days they have left.   

Water storage

While you’re off the grid, you’ll need plenty of water and the Trooper has it in spades. Including 95Ltr of filtered water storage for safe drinking wherever you are, 124Ltr for general use and another 110Ltr of grey water storage to house any waste. An impressive 329Ltr in total.


Enjoy luxury interiors engineered to withstand off-road conditions. The Italian leather lounge suite, premium Laminex Diamond Gloss benchtop and European-made one piece flooring all give the appearance of a stylish home interior. Meanwhile, features like our exclusive draw-lock system keep everything safe inside during your travels.    

There are plenty more reasons to love the 2019 Trooper, see the specs here or start building your own.  

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