History 1981 - 1990
The History of Concorde Motorhomes
1990•Launch of the Concorde Sport TX, the first camper van with sealed bathroom unit.
1989•Launch of the new series at the Essen Caravan Show.
1988•Third generation of the Concorde motorhomes based on the Peugeot/Fiat chassis.
•Second expansion of the Aschbach works.
1987•Launch of the CONCORDE Countryboy, a compact alcove model based on the Mitsubishi L 300.
1986•Production of models on a Ford chassis abandoned.
•Production based exclusively on the VW LT chassis instead.
1985•Production of the WIGWAM foldable caravan stopped, to concentrate on the Concorde motorhomes.
1984•First models offered based on the Euro chassis (Peugeot).
•First "Sport" models, conversion of the Peugeot panel van.
1983•Start of motorhome building. Models: Concorde 500 RS and 500 XS based on the Ford Transit chassis.
•60 units produced in the first year.
1982•Alteration and first extension of the works. Start of vehicle production with exhibition and special trailers.
•Renamed Schlusselfelder Karosserie Werk.
•Up to 1983 supplied 120 exhibition trailers to Portas
1982•Formation of SKW GmbH and acquisition of the factory in Aschbach (Schlusselfeld) from Tabbert GmbH.
•Initially produced plastic parts and components for the WIGWAM foldable caravans made by Helmut Reimann in the Zellingen works.