Coach 1142 “Marbella” Double Slide Motorhome In Production
The Story of Coach 1142 - "Marbella"
Coach 1142 "Marbella" is a Featherlite Coach Double Slide Prevost motorhome. Numerous special features including Volvo D13 engine, Allison 4000 transmission, output retarder, Prevost Advanced Electronic Stability program, Prevost Aware adaptive cruise braking, 4K Shower TV, 49" Bay TV, Huge stateroom, new Featherlite dash design, QLED Smart 4K UHD Samsung TVs, Intuitive Coach Automation, and Touch Control Panels.
Named for the chic, sun-drenched resort area on southern Spain's Costa del Sol, "Marbella" incorporates the creams and cognacs of the sand and mountains with a splash of glam and color evocative of Marbella's prestigious nightlife.
Coach 1142 Features
A few of the features....
The Featherlite Conversion
The Prevost Shell
Travel in the pinnacle of luxury when you take possession of this, in production, Featherlite Vantare, Double Slide Prevost conversion motor coach. This coach will boast all the amenities and features of a yacht quality luxury coach.
Take an adventure away from the fast pace and high pressure of your every day life.
The Design Process
The Exterior Paint
Innovation in Exterior Design
"Marbella" exterior paint design is a classic design with an added layer of depth in the subtle pattern within the striping. This pattern will be seen again in the interior of the coach in tile accents and sconce lighting.
The Design Process
“ We believe in the art of design. Special, thoughtful and unique. A collection of details that move you. Your method of travel is an illustration of how you live and how you want to arrive. We are driven by your story and want to help you tell it. Curating beautiful spaces for luxury travel and modern living. "
designer & principal of Jules & Peabody
Innovation in Interior Design
Featherlite Coaches has a long standing partnership with the very talented Julie Mandrell of Jules & Peabody, a professional boutique design studio specializing in private aircraft and motorcoaches. With over 20 years of experience in Motorcoach and Aviation Design, Julie makes our interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting essential and decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials. She is an expert at combining design elements of space, line, forms, light, color, texture and pattern - keeping them balanced to create an aesthetically pleasing interior. Julie offers exclusive interior design concierge service for Featherlite Coaches.
The interior of "Marbella" was inspired by designer and influencer Andrew Winch, internationally know English yacht designer based in London. Striking a balance between splashes of bright color and dignified cream and cognac tones, "Marbella" is the perfect combination of comfort, sophistication, and artistry.
The essence of freedom, flight, and solitude are what inspires Winch to create spaces that are dynamic in design yet crafted to allow those using the space to feel at ease in their surroundings, uplifted by beautiful things and secure in the knowledge that this has been created just for them.
- Winch Design
Key Design Elements in "Marbella"
Tile: Tile accent in Nero Metal Geo Mosaic, a striking combination of marble, brass and angles that is evocative of the artistry in the exterior paint. Shower feature wall in New Ravenna Python, a hand-cut mosaic in Lavastone, Alabaster, Pearl, Tortoise Shell, Labradorite, Moonstone, Schist, and Jasper Sea Glass inspired by reticulated python skin.
Custom Pilot & Co-Pilot Seat Design: Custom quilted and perforated leather create one-or-a-kind seat design.
LED Sconce Lights: Rich Brilliant Willing, Notch Sconce - featuring crisp, straight lines, and sharp angles, the Notch Wall Sconce is a sculptural and captivating wall light. Light is cast from all the openings, yet the light source remains cleverly hidden. The interior of the shade boasts a stunning brass finish that reflects the light to create depth and nuance, providing indirect and direct accent light as well as a sophisticated, modern detail.
Countertops: Silestone, Eternal Noir quartz - the result of a sensitive design inspired in the asymmetric and elegancy of the natural Stone. It’s straight lines and sober design, inspire dark but warm spaces, elegant and with its own light. Quartz is a superior material due to its nonporous nature - making it impervious to stains, durable, and low-maintenance.
Faucets: European AXOR Edge faucets designed by Jean-Marie Massaud are avant-garde with their diamond-cut surfaces and architectonic construction.
Designer Textiles: Leathers from Spinneybeck and Holly Hunt, fabrics from Holly Hunt and Zoffany provide a rich combination of texture, pattern and a splash of color.
The Finished Coach
The Sneak Reveal
"Marbella" is being crafted at our manufacturing facility in Suffolk, Virginia.
We expect her to be completed in September.