September 25, 2018

Airstream Introduces New Touring Coach Package: Interstate EXT Slate Edition

75 Limited-Edition Coaches will be Available in Diverse Floorplans

Jackson Center, Ohio (September 25, 2018)Airstream, innovative maker of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer and top selling Class-B motorhomes, announced today the launch of its luxurious and design-forward Interstate EXT Slate Edition touring coach. This special edition, which will be available in both existing Grand Tour and Lounge floorplans, builds on Airstream’s highly successful Mercedes-Benz® Class-B motorhome lineup. Designed to offer all the comforts of home, this unit boasts 50 best-in-class features along with car-like safety, handling and performance.

The Interstate EXT Slate Edition offers owners décor options with deep, dark tones and modern, sleek textures. The unit is chock-full of comfort and entertainment features, including all-new power ottomans and jackknife seats. In addition to all the features Airstreamers are accustomed to, this version includes luxurious two-tone cabinetry, new Ultraleather® seating colors, plush diamond-stitched seating, woven flooring and Deep Night Sky Corian® countertops.

“Our growing Interstate touring coach lineup offers discerning travelers top-of-the-line luxury and comfort, and we are very excited to launch this unique, design-forward package,” said Bob Wheeler, President and CEO of Airstream. “The Slate perfectly blends Airstream’s focus on quality craftsmanship and materials, as well as our unmatched dedication to performance and safety.”

Airstream’s touring coach lineup boasts more than 50 best-in-class features, including:

  • All available Mercedes-Benz options come standard
  • Advanced Mercedes-Benz safety features including: collision prevention assist, lane keeping assistant, side and rear-view camera assist, load adaptive electronic stability program, high-beam assist, headlamp cleaning system, and automatic rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Centralized system controls for convenience
  • Best-in-class storage
  • Ultraleather® seating
  • Power shades
  • Adjustable LED lighting

For more information about the Interstate EXT Slate Edition and other products in Airstream’s lineup, please visit

About Airstream

Airstream, manufacturer of the iconic “silver bullet” Airstream® travel trailer, is the longest-tenured recreational vehicle manufacturer in the world. The company’s mission, as set forth by founder Wally Byam, is to create well-designed, high-quality products that allow people to follow their dreams and explore the world in home-like comfort. A steadfast commitment to Byam’s creed, “Let’s not make changes, let’s only make improvements,” has made the aluminum Airstream travel trailer a timeless classic. An unwavering focus on innovation keeps the company at the forefront of technology and customer experience in both the towable and motorized sectors. Airstream is based in Jackson Center, Ohio, where a team of skilled craftspeople hand builds each travel trailer and upfits every touring coach, adding daily to the brand’s reputation for quality and innovation. Learn more about Airstream, our dealers, and current travel trailer and touring coach models at For the latest news on Airstream, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Airstream, Inc. is a subsidiary of Elkhart, IN-based THOR Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO). THOR is the sole owner of operating subsidiaries that, combined, represent the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles. For more information on THOR Industries and its products, please visit

THOR Industries recognizes the environmental, social, and governance risks and opportunities presented by climate change.  With our recent commitment to ‘Business Ambition for 1.5°C’, the THOR Family of Companies is taking bold actions to address climate change by committing to be carbon net-neutral by 2050, with an interim target of 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.  Airstream, RV’s most iconic brand, has consistently focused on sustainable efforts so it’s natural they are the first in the industry to offer an initiative allowing consumers to participate in carbon sequestering directly.  We are excited to support Airstream’s ‘Caravan to Carbon Neutral’ campaign, an important step toward THOR’s carbon net-neutral future.