most continental manufacturers have majored on fixed beds over the years, but recently that's changed with both Dethlefs frankerq and most recently heimer introducing large rear lounges and now rapido of followed suit with the 1994 DF this is a great a glass fan provides the usual drop down fix bed on the front, but the rear a sumptuous comfortable lounge that could well suit the needs of UK motor caravanners let's take a look inside before we do word about the outside this is one of the more upmarket rapido. So, it's fitted us you might expect, but it sits on an el coche a sea this provides a full double floor.
So, all your tanks are enclosed and frost proofed plus it's full through floor storage which goes from this side to the other great for all those flat items such as chairs and that kind of thing ok time to look indoors. So, here we are in the front seating area of this rapido and it's typical for a continental a class we've got a nice l-shaped sofa opposite swivel cab seats a side seat and a table that slides swivels and opens out to provide a really good dining surface above me the a-class double bed is very easy to raise and lower and good and comfortable for two people to sleep in, but now it's time to take a look at the real star of the show in this van and that's the rear lounge. So, here's the star of the show and this will be the main reason to buy this rapido this lounge is one of the best.
I've ever seen or sat in and that's down to this sofa this l-shaped unit is supremely comfortable its domestic in design very different to other Motorhome lounges and there's plenty of room in here for for people to get sat down and relaxed TV table across here with all the sockets and storage for your DVDs a neat coffee table and plenty of illumination from three windows plus there's very good artificial lighting in here there's also in this particular van an optional extra which is also fantastic and that's a projection TV system a ceiling mounted projector is across the way there and this large pulldown screen allows you to enjoy your DVDs really impressive fashion bathroom and kitchen facilities stand in line amidships they're pretty much conventional, but very well-equipped nonetheless just here is a sliding door and the washroom door which opens across the aisle which creates an ensuite you've got a good-size separate shower here and the toilet room there with a very good storage in it here in the kitchen it's quite compact, but again big fridge freezer on this side three burner hob two sinks one with a drop-in bowl and a drainer and a neat low-level oven there's quite a bit of storage in here with overhead lockers and you've got nice features such as a cooker hood and even a holder for your kitchen roll.