At $3 million, the EleMMent Palazzo by Marchi Mobile is the most expensive RV in the world. It offers top-notch technology and unbeatable comfort, making it an obvious choice for the ultimate RVing experience.
Nothing feels as good as freedom, and activities like camping with your family give equivalent vibes. Most people like RV for convenience while traveling, but some filthy rich people look for luxury taste.
However, state-of-art amenities come with a price tag. Wait! Before moving ahead, can you guess the average cost of an RV?
Many luxury RV brands offer these mobile masterpieces. Well, some of them cost equivalent to a house or even more – there is no limit if you go with custom features. In this article, I’ve listed the top 5 expensive RVs in the world – treat them as a small 5-star hotel or a sophisticated mansion on wheels.
|EleMMent Palazzo||$3 million|
|Newell Coach P50||$2 million|
|Prevost H3-45 VIP||$1.6 million|
|Marathon Coaches||$1.8 to $2.5 million|
|Newmar King Aire||$1.4 million|
1. Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo
Price: Starting at $3 million
Marachi is the most expensive, luxurious, and futuristic RV in the market today. This extraordinary RV is made for adventure enthusiasts who look for comfort on the go.
It is designed by a world-famous industrial designer – Luigi Colani. Talking of design, Luigi Colani has taken inspiration from motorsports, aviation, yacht, and some bits of nature. Resultant, you get an excellent aerodynamic design that offers best-in-class drag co-efficiency, making Marchi Movile save more than 20% of fuel.
Driving the Marchi RV truck is a massive 6-cylinder engine, which can churn up to 600 hp. The raw power is sent to the rear set of wheels via an automatic transmission.
Outside, the manufacturer has used 60+ mm wall thickness that helps to deal with rough terrain and outside weather conditions. That’s not all, Marchi Mobile comes fitted with authentic designed high-performance carbon fiber materials and best-in-class air suspension.
Inside, the cockpit offers a vast panoramic view with a 2-stage darkened feature with sun protection, automatic sliding doors, top-notch components, and a host of custom features. Let’s check what makes Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo the most expensive RV in the world and why?
Features Of Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo
- Futuristic Design
It looks straight from the future, isn’t it? Well, I was surprised at first look, and I’m pretty sure that you have not seen an RV with such an innovative design.
Not just design, the manufacturer has raised the bar by introducing a Sky Lounge, which is first in the segment.
Moreover, Matchi Mobile wants to create a true “home away from home” experience. Resultant, they continued the futuristic design inside this expensive RV. Be it highly customised floor plans, electronics or features, EleMMent Palazzo will give you lots of surprises.
- Multimedia & Ambiance
As described earlier, the manufacturer has tried to make this RV “home away from home”, which can’t be avoided without entertainment.
Marchi has fitted onboard media servers, two 42-inch LED screens, SAT-TV, two Steinway & Lyngdorf reference top-class audio systems with ambient lighting, etc. Below are more exciting features:
->Host of automation & electronics – electric sliding doors, automatic retractable roof walkway, automatic sun canopy with integrated lighting/music, automatic safety railing, automated lift system, etc.
2. Newell Coach p50
Price: Starting at $2 million
Newell Coach is one of the ultra-luxury motorcoach builders in the market. The company was started by L.K. Newell, over 50 years ago, aiming to provide best-in-class innovation to the customer. Newell Coach Corporation factory is situated in Miami, which handles their motorcoaches’ manufacturing, sales, and service.
Earlier, the manufacturer launched a new edition of Newell p50. This floor plan offers a quad slide with a mid-entry door and a rear master bath. Well, you can also pick among other exclusive Newell p50 multiple floorplans.
Mechanically, Newell Coach p50 comes bolted with Cummins ISX engine that generates 600 bhp of power and 1,950 lb. ft of peak torque. The power is sent to the rear set of wheels via an Allison HD4000MH 6-speed automatic system.
What makes Newell Coach p50 is the slideouts and various floor options. In security, Newell Coach p50 offers Xenon HID headlights, TPMS, 360 camera system, coach monitoring system and other regular essential security features.
Features Of Newell Coach p50
- Interior & Comfort
Inside, you get a spacious living, seating and dining area. The kitchen area comes with a rectangular integrated kitchen sink solid-surface countertops, a washer and dryer, convection oven, Wolf 2 burner induction cooktop, GE refrigerator/freezer, Aqua hot system, etc.
With lots of storage space on offer, you also get a specially designed driver’s console. There is a Villa “residential-style” hide-a-bed sofa with air mattress, KIRI reclining chair and a big living-room table which can be used for dining and work.
- Entertainment System
The manufacturer offers a plethora of infotainment systems. It has a premium dash AM/FM system with speakers & navigation system, home theatre Dolby 5.1 receiver for the front salon with five premium speakers with subwoofer, flat-screen LED TV in front salon & bedroom, a satellite TV system, etc.
You get four types of premium paint schemes with a clear coat finish, including a roof.
- Interior Cabinetry & Décor
You will get a premium leather seat with 6-way power adjustment, massage, heated, cooled, vented leather insert. Copilot seats get the same features as drivers with a power recliner, power footrest, and integrated 3-point restraint.
- Side Technology
Newell Coach P50 comes with a different type of slide tech. options. Depending on which floor plan you consider.
3. Prevost H3-45 VIP
Price: Starting at $1.6 million
The Prevost motorhomes is a Canada based luxury motorhome brand that specialises in high-end motorhomes and conversions. In 1995, Volvo motor acquired Prevost to merge into their bus corporation.
The Prevost motorhome brand was started by Eugène Prévost. He made his 1st luxury coach body in 1924, and since then, quality manufacturing has passed on from one generation to another.
Being an expensive RV in the market, Prevost H3-45 VIP is a result of years of craftsmanship and a combination of cutting edge technology by Volvo. So, what runs Prevost motorhome?
Except for the Volvo chassis, the Prevost H3-45 motorhome also comes fitted with a Volvo D13 powertrain, which generates 500hp and comes mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. This engine is designed to provide enormous power linearly – it’s like driving a Rolls Royce, but you are sitting high. Trust comes parallel when you have a Volvo engine, so you can leave reliability and fuel consumption aside.
Moreover, Prevost H3-45 has standard features like cruise control, disc brakes with ABS, trailer hitch package (up to 20,000 lbs), adaptive cruise, electronic stability program, tire pressure monitoring system and other innovative safety features.
According to Prevost, H3-45 comes with the strongest, safest, and most durable architecture/foundation in the motorhome industry. The stainless steel structure provides structural integrity, longevity, and resistance to tackle stress and weather. Let’s check what makes Prevost H3-45 VIP different from other expensive motorhomes!
Features Of Prevost H3-45 Motorhomes
- Design & Interiors
Step inside, and you will notice everything comes wrapped in nice leather and a wooden finish. You get a larger residential refrigerator with pantry and cabinet space. Inside the bedroom, it gets a king-size bed with a nice big bathroom and lots of storage space.
- Slide Out Technology
It has a slide-out feature with all-around scenic windows. This is the largest window area in any motorhome slide-out, enabling more sunlight, more air and given more space inside.
- Independent Suspension System
Designed and built by Prevost, it comes integrated with all chassis and provides excellent comfort. That’s not all, it has unique sway bars on the front and drive axles that gives Prevost H3-45 VIP exceptional driving stability on any terrain.
- Largest Service Network
With 160 service providers, 11 service centres, 16 fiend service managers, and 40+ mobile service trucks, you get top-notch service no matter where you travel. There is an online 24/7 live support to discuss the issue and urgent response. That’s not all, you also get a mobile app to check service, online assistance and tracking other activities.
- Floor Storage
Another stand-alone feature in the Prevost H3-45 VIP is the 500 ft.3 of storage. This gives you the freedom to carry motorcycles, ATVs, toys, and other essentials. Depending on the layout, bay area carries a section for a water pump, power washer setup, television with music system and speakers, generator, and a small refrigerator.
4. Marathon Coaches
Price: Range from $1.8 to $2.5 million
The Marathon Coach, Inc. was started in 1983 to convert buses into luxury RVs or Vans. Today, the manufacturer operates three factories (Oregon, Texas, and Florida) and continues to build using cutting edge technology with best-in-class customer support.
Not a surprise, Marathon Coaches uses Prevost chassis to build their luxury RVs & Coaches as they provide unparalleled strength and safety. The Prevost chassis comes bolted with a robust Volvo D13 engine. It is a 12.8-litre 6-cylinder twin-entry diesel engine tuned to propel 500 hp of power and excellent torque at low RPM.
This raw power is sent to the rear set of wheels via a 6-speed automatic transmission providing a decent fuel economy. The manufacturer has also used Prevost PRIME – an energy management system to increase fuel efficiency during engine braking time.
In terms of safety & convenience, Marathon Coaches comes fitted with adaptive cruise control with distance and impact alert, ABS, electronic stability system, tire pressure monitoring system, etc. Let’s go through the standard features of Marathon Coaches, shall we?
Features Of Marathon Coaches:
- Luxury & Comfort
Everything inside the coach is light in colour, although you can pick a colour blend depending on the floor plan. There are two recliner seats with footstools which can be utilised as a table or however you want.
I personally loved the ceiling design – it just illuminates the whole Marathon Coach. There is a couch which offers seating for 4, a washer and dryer. Moving forward, you get a full-size bathroom just before the bedroom and lots of closet and storage space. Noticeably, all doors inside Marathon are slide-in options, which is a nice touch and adds more space inside.
- Pet Friendly
The manufacturer encourages all pet owners to bring their furry friends along with them and enjoy camping.
Marathon used technology to convert wardrobes into bunk beds and vice-versa. It has bunk beds with its own infotainment unit (audio/visual system).
- Dimmable Lighting
All of the interior lights can be dimmed so that you can enjoy inside, depending on your mood.
- Side Technology
The Marathon Coach has used the same sliding tech as given in Prevost H3-45. This technology allows to accommodate more items and provides more room space for the family. Although, depending on the floorplan, sliding shape and size can be varied.
- Handcrafted Furniture
Every piece of furniture you see inside a Marathon is designed and crafted by a talented group of people. Be it a sofa, chair, wall, and many more luxury items are built using the highest quality of word and other materials.
There is an in-motion satellite system, three 50″ LED-backlit LCD, underfloor heating system, Folding bed, custom paint, hidden air vents, headerless pocket doors, etc.
The manufacturer also offers pre-owned coaches.
5. The Newmar King Aire
Price: Starting at $1.4 million
Owned by Winnebago Industries, the new Newmar King Aire is based on the predecessor model with few top-notch tech advancements and mechanical improvements.
Earlier in 2019, Winnebago acquired Newmar RV for $344 million and stepped into luxury RV manufacturing. According to the manufacturer, Newmar King is their most luxurious coach and comes with many 5-star amenities. Be it luxury or space, the expensive RV is designed to redefine the meaning of adventure travelling.
Mechanically, Newmar King Aire comes fitted with a Cummins X15 powertrain. The engine can produce 605 hp @1800 rpm and a peak torque of 1950 lb-ft @1000 rpm.
In addition, it gets 20,000 lb towing capacity, air disc brakes with trailer brake controller, aluminium wheels, automatic high beam headlights with on/off, electronic stability control, cruise control, ABS, push-button start, and what not? So, what makes the Newmar King Aire one of the most expensive RVs in the world.
Features Of Newmar King Aire RV
- Luxury Driving
Driving a full-size RV can be pretty challenging, but there is an exception. With the latest electronics and mechanical changes, King Aire is relatively easy to drive and steer.
The Newmar has introduced a Passive Steer system with power tilt and telescope that provides comfort, better safety with precise handling. That’s not all, you get passive keyless start, memory setting controls for seat, mirrors, and pedals. In addition to comfort, there is an electronic suspension system to adjust terrain levels.
- Five Star Dining
Eating with style, that’s how Newmar wants you to feel while travelling. Inside, you get European style cabinetry with soft matter finishing. In terms of appliances, you have got a stainless steel refrigerator, convection microwave, an induction cooktop and dishwasher. The manufacturer also offers an optional diamond gloss finishing for cabins and tabletop.
The kitchen got top-notch equipments, not let’s check what comes inside the bedroom and styling.
Step inside Newmar’s bedrooms, and you will feel a 5-star comfort. There’s a standard king-size bed with the best mattress and comes finished in Italian leather. Right inside the bedroom, you can see a 4K QLED TV and a good number of wardrobes and drawers to store your essentials. The manufacturer also offers an optional fireplace.
Right inside, you step inside the bathroom. One thing I’ve come across is the level of detail. You get a large shower with features like floor tiles, hand shower, countertops large basin skinks. Additionally, you get a water conservation and filtration system too.
The RV manufacturer has taken luxury with convenience on purpose. Resultant, your Newmar King Aire RV gets a wide range of exterior features. You’ve side awnings with wind sensors with LED lights, Samsung 4K QLED TV and a freezer.
- Security & Power
Newmar has taken security to the next level. You get a keyless entry and camera monitoring system to get an inside view or even from a mobile app.
For power requirements, you have a 12.5kW RV diesel generator and Xantrec lithium-ion power packs with inverters that is quite capable to power your camping requirements.