Whose is the strongest, the smartest, the best looking, the most comfortable, and the best value for money? Three readers tell us more about what’s in their garage.
Upside down, inside out
2006 MOTORHOME-WORLD DISCOVERER 4 Sometimes you meet people who hitch their vehicle to the back of their homeon-wheels. People like Linda du Plessis from Bultfontein. We’re different from many people who tow because our vehicle is hitched to our house on wheels and not the other way around. We tow our Suzuki Jimny with our 2006 Motorhome-World Discoverer 4. We bought the Discoverer new for R250 000 in 2012, and in the five years we’ve been camping like this it’s only been a pleasure. We especially like its power when driving uphill and the fact that we sit nice and high when we drive. Its performance is excellent, we drive in comfort, and it tows the Jimny without any problems. We easily drive at 120 km/h, even while towing the car, and then we get 11 ℓ/100 km. Without towing anything we get 9,5 ℓ/100 km. We don’t let the motorhome limit us. If we go to the Richtersveld, for example, and we want to camp in the bundus, we leave the motorhome safely at a resort, load our tent into the Jimny, and hit the road. That said, we have had some issues, but our motorhome is still pure camping pleasure, and if we could we would have bought a new Discoverer. It is everything you want. We camp across the entire country and often visit Namibia. The world around us is really beautiful.