Lookers Nissan taps into ‘staycation’ boom with new conversion service

Time 9:27 am, March 26, 2019

A YORKSHIRE Nissan dealership is helping holidaymakers get the most out of the British spring and summer with the introduction of a new service that transforms one of its key van models into a motor home.

Lookers Nissan on Kirkstall Road, Leeds, is offering the service to customers who purchase the NV300, which they will convert to a four-berth camper van.

It’s the first Lookers Nissan dealership to offer the service directly and will allow customers to seamlessly purchase the campervan of their dreams thanks to a wealth of options and spec.

Among the many options available are appliances such as an oven, compressor fridge, microwave and foldaway dining table.

Sleeping quarters are made up of beds for two passengers in the main van and two more in the pop-out roof. The Leeds dealership hopes to tap into the increased number of people spending their holidays here in the UK, as well as those looking for an affordable way to own a campervan.

Figures from the latest Travelodge holiday report show that over half of Britons (57 per cent) took their summer holiday in the UK last year, while the amount spent per break was £823, up from £599 in 2017.

Experience everything

With last year’s heatwave still fresh in the minds of holiday makers, Josh Tyerman, local business development manager, fleet, believes that a modified NV300 could be the perfect way to experience everything that the British Isles have to offer.

Tyerman said: ‘We’re very excited to be offering this bespoke service that allows our customers to transform the Nissan NV300 into their dream campervan.

‘It’s a brand-new service for Lookers Nissan and we hope that, with the recent warm weather getting everyone talking about the upcoming spring and summer, that our customers will be looking to make their stay in the UK this year that extra bit special.

‘Also, compared to other high-spec campervans on the market, a converted NV300 is very cost-effective. Whether you’re thinking about going to a festival this summer or just enjoying the Great British countryside, we think we’ve found the ultimate solution.

‘We can’t wait for people to come and see it for themselves.’

In the picture, Josh Tyerman, left, local business development manager, and Kimmo Blackburn, retail business manager, show off a converted NV300 motorhomes at Nissan Leeds.

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Dave, production editor on Car Dealer Magazine, is a journalist with more than 30 years' experience in the worlds of newspapers, magazines and public relations.

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