The Winnebago Revel vs. Boldt: Lithium Systems

The Winnebago Revel and Boldt both come with lithium systems that allow users to “cut the cord” and enjoy untethered power. Learn about the differences between the two systems below.

Winnebago Revel Lithium System: The Winnebago Revel comes with Xantrex’s Smart Lithium System.

Winnebago Revel

Battery System: This system comes with two 125-amp-hour lithium ion batteries providing 1,600-watt hours of energy per battery or 3,200-watt hours total. The lithium batteries in the Winnebago Revel provide up to 25% more capacity than competing batteries from Battle Born. The batteries are usable up to 10% reserve capacity. Users will control and monitor the battery system through the battery management system which reads the voltage, amps, wattage, battery temps, BMS temp, and power state management. You can also control the system through an app available on Google Play and App Store.

Inverter: The Winnebago Revel features a 2,000-watt Xantrex inverter that provides whole coach electrical service including the Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ air conditioner.

Second Alternator: The Winnebago Revel features a 12-volt second alternator or an “underhood generator” to fully recharge the system in less than two hours of drive time.

Solar System: The Winnebago Revel features a 215-watt solar panel and charger.

Revel MSRP: Starting at $185,838 

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Winnebago Boldt Lithium System: The Winnebago Boldt comes with the Pure3 Advanced Energy Management System from Volta Systems.

Winnebago Boldt

Battery System: The Winnebago Boldt comes with an automotive-grade 48V energy pack (battery system) providing 12,800-watt hours of energy. This energy pack is in a watertight, durable steel housing that are climate controlled. The energy management system is extremely easy to use and understand. It is a simple one-touch operation with an analog battery monitor system that resembles a fuel gauge on a car. You can control the battery system from an app from Volta available on the Google Play Store or the App Store.

Inverter: The Boldt features a 3,600-watt pure sine wave inverter which allows you to bring whole coach 30-amp power wherever you go. This inverter will power your air conditioner for several hours without shore power.

Second Alternator: The Boldt’s dedicated 58-volt second alternator is twice as powerful as competitors’ and recharges the system quickly.

Solar System:  The Boldt features two 115-watt solar panels with battery chargers with controller. The Boldt features a MPPT (maximum power point tracker) solar controller optimizes the match between the solar panels and the battery bank. MPPT solar controllers provide best-in-class solar absorption, up to 30 percent better than competitors.

Boldt MSRP: Starting at $215,092

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The Winnebago Revel and Boldt are both great options for RVers looking to camp outside of a traditional campsite. Call a Lichtsinn RV Sales Consultant at 800-343-6255 to learn more about the Revel and Boldt.

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Battle of the B’s: Lithium Powered Travato vs. Boldt

This month we are going to focus on Winnebago Class B Camper Vans, the Battle of the B’s! The Class B Camper Van market continues to grow and offers a number of different options for those looking to go where they want, when they want, in an RV.  Class B motorhomes are compact and smaller in stature compared to traditional Class A and Class C Motorhomes. Class B’s are also larger and taller than a typical full-sized van allowing space within the Class B RV for living, sleeping and a wet bath. Winnebago offers a number of different Class B van options with available different power sources. We will compare the Winnebago Travato Class B Van powered with Lithium to the Winnebago Boldt with Lithium below.

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WINNEBAGO TRAVATO 59KL/59GL

The Winnebago Travato features all-season roof and sidewall insulation. The Travato is equipped with honeycomb composite insulated flooring, above-floor waterlines, heated tanks and available dual-pane acrylic insulated windows which extend the camping season. The Travato’s Eco-Hot® water system cuts water waste and waiting time for hot water.

The Winnebago Travato measures 21’ in length and can sleep up to two people. The Travato 59KL floorplan features twin beds/seating area that can be converted into one large flex bed system. The 59GL features a rear corner bed that stores upright and a dinette with 3-point seat belts. Each of the Winnebago Travato floorplans galleys includes Corian solid-surface countertop, a Flip-Up (59GL) or Pull-Out countertop extension (59KL) and a single burner induction cooktop. Each Travato floorplan includes swiveling cab seats that become an integral part of the living area.

The Winnebago Travato 59KL|59GL use the Pure3 Advanced Energy System which uses safe, dependable automotive-grade technology to provide up to 9,600 watt-hours of power (12,800 with optional 4-module energy pack) for extended off grid stays.

The Winnebago Travato Power System in the Travato 59KL|59GL

Pure3 Energy Management System 3-modules (9,600 usable watt-hours) lithium-ion energy pack

Second dedicated alternator powered by the engine chassis

3,600-watt inverter

215-watt solar panels solar charge controller w/junction box and plugs for additional solar panels

Optional: Extended Pure3 Energy Management System 4-module (12,800 usable watt-hours) lithium-ion energy pack

 Winnebago Travatos For Sale

WINNEBAGO BOLDT 70BL/70KL

The Winnebago Boldt is all-season ready with state-of-the-art insulation, in-coach water lines and the Truma Combi® Eco Plus heating. The Boldt is an energy and fuel-efficient, diesel-powered Camper Van equipped with ample storage and spacious floorplans, making it the perfect blend of innovation and comfort.

The Winnebago Boldt measures 22’11” in length and is available in 2 floorplans and sleeps up to 2-3 people dependent on floorplan. The Boldt 70BL floorplan features rear twin beds that can be converted into one large flex bed system. The 70BL also includes a front flex bed system that can be created from the dinette. The Boldt 70KL floorplan features center twin beds that can be converted into one large flex bed system and a rear wet bath. Each of the Winnebago Boldt floorplans galleys includes Corian solid-surface countertop, a single burner induction cooktop and a single door refrigerator/freezer.

The Winnebago Boldt comes with the 4-module energy pack standard (vs. it being an option in the Travato.) Enjoy 12,800 watt-hours of clean, quiet power with the lithium-based Pure3 Advanced Energy System.  The Pure3 System now comes equipped with Bluetooth hardware that allows you to download the myVolta app and monitor your system, including estimated running time, pack temperature, charging status and power usage.

The Winnebago Boldt Power System in the Boldt 70BL/70KL 

Pure3 Advanced Energy System (4-module energy pack)

3,600W Pure Sine Inverter

(2) 115-watt solar (230-watt total) panel/battery charger w/controller, junction box and plug for additional portable panel

Winnebago Boldts For Sale

 The Winnebago Travato and Winnebago Boldt are energy and fuel-efficient Camper Vans that have streamlined features that are designed to keep you traveling even when the elements…and the road…are less forgiving.  Call a Lichtsinn RV Sales consultant today to find out more about the Winnebago Travato and the Winnebago Boldt today.

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This month we are going to focus on Winnebago Class B Camper Vans, the Battle of the B’s! The Class B Camper Van market continues to grow and offers a number of different options for those looking to go where they want, when they want, in an RV.  Class B motorhomes are compact and smaller in stature compared to traditional Class A and Class C Motorhomes. Class B’s are also larger and taller than a typical full-sized van allowing space within the Class B RV for living, sleeping and a wet bath. Winnebago offers a number of different Class B van options, we will discuss two of them below.

The Winnebago Revel and the Winnebago Boldt are built on the Mercedes Benz Sprinter VS30 Chassis. This Chassis includes Mercedes Benz Chassis Safety Features including: Active Brake Assist, Active Distance Assist Distronic, Traffic Sign Assist, Active Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Assist and LED High Performance Headlights. Also included with this chassis is the MBUX Touchscreen Multimedia Infotainment Center with navigation in each model. The Revel and the Boldt are built for extended off the grid use using a Lithium power system. Outside of each you’ll also find an exterior luggage rack and  movable ladder. Both the Revel and the Boldt are available with an on-demand 4WD chassis. (standard on the Revel, an option on the Boldt) However, this is where the similarities end.

Boldt-vs.-Revel

THE WINNEBAGO REVEL

The Winnebago Revel is a compact 19’7” in length and sleeps up to 2 people. The Revel is available in just one floorplan, the Revel 44E. Key features of the Revel include: a rear Power Lift Bed with Gear Garage Storage below and an All-in-One Gear Closet and Wet Bath. In the Revel’s galley, you’ll find a removable induction cooktop, removable counter extension and a 3.0 cu. ft. (12V) Compressor Driven Refrigerator and Freezer that can be accessed from the inside or outside of the coach.  Additional details on the Winnebago Revel include:

Winnebago Revel Electrical System

(2) 125-amp-hour Lithium-Ion Batteries

Dedicated second alternator to charge the system

2,000-watt Inverter/Charger

Solar Panel/Battery Charger

Winnebago Revel Heating and Cooling System

Hydronic heating system with an LED touchscreen panel

Optional: Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioner

Winnebago Revel Plumbing System

Nautilus Freshwater Manifold Water Center Control Panel

Insulated/Heating Gray Water Holding Tank

Swiveling Cassette Toilet in Wet Bath

Winnebago Revel Interior

Standard Dual-pane euro acrylic windows with cassette shades

Heavy Duty Vinyl flooring throughout

Winnebago Revel Exterior

Optional Performance wheels and BF Goodrich® T/A® KO2 all-terrain tires

Fold-down exterior table near side entry door

Rear Screen door with black/out panel

Powered patio awning w/LED lighting and Bluetooth® control

The Winnebago Revel’s function-fueled design, powered by the reliability of a 3-liter turbo diesel engine and the freedom of on-demand 4WD means going off-road is never off the table.

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THE WINNEBAGO BOLDT

The Winnebago Boldt measures 22’11” in length and is available in 2 floorplans and sleeps up to 2-3 people dependent on floorplan. The Boldt 70BL floorplan features rear twin beds that can be converted into one large flex bed system. The 70BL also includes a front flex bed system that can be created from the dinette. The Boldt 70KL floorplan features center twin beds that can be converted into one large flex bed system and a rear wet bath. Each of the Winnebago Boldt floorplans galleys includes Corian solid-surface countertop, a single burner induction cooktop and a single door refrigerator/freezer.

Winnebago Boldt Electrical System

Pure3 Advanced Energy System (4-module energy pack)

3,600W Pure Sine Inverter

(2) 115-watt solar panel/battery charger w/controller 

Winnebago Boldt Heating and Cooling System

Coleman®-Mach® 10 non-ducted, quiet air conditioner

Truma Combi® Eco Plus Heating System w/(2) 850-watt electric heating elements

Winnebago Boldt Plumbing System

Heated drainage system

Permanent-mount LP tank w/gauge

LPG accessory connection (patio)

Water purification system (galley only)

Holding tank flushing system

Easy to use Service Center

Winnebago Boldt Interior

24” LED HDTV

JBL Soundbar

Cassette Shades

Trunk Storage Compartment

Vinyl flooring throughout

Optional: Dual-pane euro acrylic windows

Winnebago Boldt Exterior

Optional: Stylized aluminum wheels

Rear screen door w/magnetic closure.

Electric patio awning w/LED lighting

The Winnebago Boldt is an energy- and fuel-efficient Camper Van that is equipped with ample storage and spacious floorplans, making it the perfect blend of innovation and comfort.

Winnebago Boldts For Sale

While the Winnebago Revel and the Winnebago Boldt are both Class B Camper Vans, built on the Mercedes Sprinter Chassis, there are a number of differences in the two. Call a Lichtsinn RV Sales consultant today to find out more.

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RVing: Do What you Love – Off Road 4×4 Adventures

RVing allows you to do what you love! If you’re someone who doesn’t like a paved road to be your boundary, go “Off Road” in a Winnebago RV! However, not all RVs are equipped to allow you to do this. Winnebago has 3 models of 4×4 RVs in their Winnebago Class B Camper Van Lineup that allow to blaze your own trail.

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WINNEBAGO CLASS B 4×4 MOTORHOMES

The Winnebago Era Innovation meets diesel efficiency meets adventure in the Winnebago Era. One of the first Sprinter-based models in its class, the Era® is designed to be reliable and powerful, with on- or off-road capabilities and premium interior styling. The Winnebago Era, built on the Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis, allows you to tour in style and camp in comfort. The Winnebago Era comes with the option of adding on-demand 4WD with Hi/Lo Range allowing to take your adventures off the beaten path.

While your “off the path” warm up with the Era’s reliable Truma Combi Eco Plus heating that lets you flex between gas and electric modes. Stay cool when needed in the Era with the new Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioning System that stay ultra-quiet while directional vents send cool air throughout the coach.

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The Winnebago Boldt – The Winnebago Boldt is an energy and fuel-efficient, diesel-powered Camper Van built on the Mercedes Benz Sprinter Diesel VS30 Chassis. The Boldt is equipped with a great deal of storage and spacious floorplans, making it the perfect blend of innovation and comfort. The Boldt is also available with option of adding on-demand 4WD with Hi/Lo Range with electronic stability and traction control.

The 2021 Winnebago Boldt also provides the option of adding a new stronger and more expansive rooftop mounted storage rack solution and a multi-point accessible ladder for convenient rooftop access. This allows for easy storage and access to gear as you adventure off road.

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The Winnebago Revel – The Winnebago Revel is also built on the Mercedes Benz Sprinter VS30 Diesel Chassis. It comes with on-demand 4WD with Hi/Lo Range with electronic stability and traction control as a standard feature. The Revel provides the option of adding BF Goodrich T/A K02 all-terrain tires and performance wheels to help maneuverability with your off-road adventures.

The function-fueled design of the Winnebago Revel, powered by the reliability of a 3-liter turbo diesel engine and the freedom of on-demand 4WD means going off-road is never off the table. The Winnebago Revel allows you to treat roads more like “suggestions.”

Winnebago Revel For Sale

If off road adventure is what you love, Winnebago offers a number of class motorhomes that allow you to do just that.  Contact a Lichtsinn RV sales consultant today to do what you love, go off-roading, in a Winnebago 4×4 RV from Lichtsinn RV!

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Fall is fast approaching! Just because the temperature is changing doesn’t mean your RVing adventures need to come to an end. It’s important to find an RV that fits your year round climate needs.

The Winnebago Boldt is a 4 Season Class B RV.

The Winnebago Boldt is a Class B Diesel RV built on the Mercedes VS30 Sprinter Chassis. This energy- and fuel-efficient, diesel-powered Camper Van is equipped with ample storage and spacious floorplans, making it the perfect blend of innovation and comfort.

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The Winnebago Boldt is equipped with many features that allow you to use your Boldt throughout the year, regardless of the temperature.

These features include:

  1. Optional On-demand 4WD w/low range, electronic stability and traction control.
  2. Seven speed automatic 7G Tronic Plus transmission with grade braking.
  3. Pure3Advanced Volta Power Energy System (4-module energy pack) provides a generator free stealth like experience with an automotive grade 48V energy pack that is watertight and durable. The steel housing on the energy pack is the safest on the market and the batteries are climate controlled. The System provides 12,800 watt-hours of clean, quiet power with the lithium-based Pure3 Advanced Energy System.  The Pure3 System now comes equipped with Bluetooth hardware that allows you to download the myVolta app and monitor your system, including estimated running time, pack temperature, charging status and power usage.
  4. State-of-the-art automotive grade insulation.  The Winnebago Boldt boasts insulation with an R-Value of 4.4 per square inch that is odor-free and won’t settle as you go off road and in loose terrain. The Winnebago Boldt’s insulation is built for longevity of the RV.
  5. Heated front seats providing additional warmth on cool days.
  6. Heated drainage s ystem and in-coach water lines ideal for 4 Season use.
  7. Truma Combi®Eco Plus Heating System w/(2) 850-watt electric heating elements provides hydronic coach heat and hot water on demand. This is a 2.6 gallon quick recovery Truma Combi water heater and coach heating system.
  8. Coleman®-Mach®10 non-ducted, quiet air conditioner to cool hot days/nights.
  9. (2) 115-watt solar panel/battery charger w/controller, junction box and plug for additional portable solar panel. The MPPT solar controller provides best in class solar absorption, up to 30 percent better than competitors, giving you more off the grid performance.
  10. Many Active and Passive Mercedes Benz VS30 Chassis Safety features including:
    • High Beam Assist
    • Active Brake Assist –  In case of any oncoming danger, Active Brake Assist warns drivers and if necessary, will brake for them. As a class leading feature, it is the only system that can recognize and respond to pedestrians
    • Active Lane Keeping Assist – If a driver is ever to unintentionally drift or leave their designated lane, Active Lane Keep Assist immediately alerts them.
    • Active Distance Assist Distronic – (adaptive cruise control)  In high traffic areas, Active Distance Assist Distronic keeps enough distance between your vehicle and the one ahead of you to ensure optimal safety.
    • Blind Spot Assist including Rear Cross Traffic Alert- Blind Spot Assist provides warnings regarding vehicles in the blind spot while Rear Cross Traffic Alert warns about crossing objects when reversing.
    • Traffic Sign Assist – Throughout your travel, speed limits can be everchanging. Traffic sign assist helps to identify the correct speed and adjust accordingly.
    • Crosswind Assist – Detects strong gusts of crosswind and helps the driver to stay on course. At speeds over 50 mph it corrects the vehicle’s course by means of automatic braking intervention on the wheels on the side of the vehicle facing the wind.
  11. Rain Sensor w/integrated wet wiper system to keep your windshield clear.
  12. Winterization package water heater bypass valve and siphon tube.
  13. Optional Dual-pane, euro acrylic thermo insulated windows w/cassette shades. These European Style canopy windows with dual pane like properties include a thermal break and solar reflective property.
  14. Side and Rear Roll-Up Screen Doors with Magnetic Closure provide air flow and eliminate pesky bugs etc. from getting inside.
  15. The Boldt’s dedicated 58 volt alternator, or under hood generator, is twice as powerful as competitors. Its compact design keeps it out of the way of curbs and road debris and provides quick recharge time.
  16. Car to X communication: One of the new Mercedes PRO connect services. Receive a warning in your new Sprinter with Car to X communication if there is heavy rain, fog, icy roads, or accidents ahead. Based on automatically collated data from all the vehicles using this technology, drivers get notifications when other drivers encounter a hazardous condition.

The Winnebago Boldt is an RV built for every adventure regardless off the weather.

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