Need ShowHauler/Freightliner Advice
I am looking for input on a new ShowHauler. Actually there are 2 units. One a Cascadia,505 hp DD15 Detroit, 13 spd Eaton Ultra Shift and the other is a Coronado,565 hp DD15 Detroit, 13 spd Eaton Ultra Shift. Both have 4 slides and a 33'-35' box on them.
What is the difference in the Cascadia and Coronado in service and maintenance costs, cost of operation, millage, finding parts and accessories?
Will 505 hp be enough for these Virginia mountains and touring out west in the Rockies or would more be better or just over kill?
Is there a big difference in performance or are these two units pretty even and the norm for this type of unit and size?
Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. My camping experience started many years ago with tents and stopped with 28' travel trailer. I was in the market for a Motorcoach,bus style, but after seeing several accidents I think I will feel safer with a big motor up front and a steel cage in the back.