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Sprite Super Major 1980 Pre 1990 review

Overall caravan rating


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Key information

  • Year of manufacture: Pre 1990
  • Berth: 5
  • Single or twin axle: Single axle
  • Type: Touring
  • MIRO (Mass In Running Order): 1000 kg

  • Length: 6 m
  • Shower? No
  • Toilet? No

Caravan summary

What's good?

Excellent value, large for its day and well equipped. First of the double glazed windows.
We kept it for 18 years and still got 1000 for it. Brand new price was 2,400 and 200 for the 'Super'.Brilliant for a family, good layout. This was the first year of the 'Super' range. this included double glazed widows, a gas bottle locker, rubbing strakes down the side.

What's bad?

Not a lot

Would you recommend it?


Style & comfort ****

Do you like the way it looks?

Yes, a classic roof line for the Sprites

Is it comfortable?


Ease of towing *****

Is it easy to tow?

Very stable van

Reliability & water ingress ****

Anything to look out for?

Not much

Practicality ****

Does it meet your holiday needs?


Any modifications?

Mains Power added,
Elsan toilet fitted
Gas Fire fitted by Dealer

Buying experience *****

Did you buy it new or used?


Where did you buy it?

Franchised dealer

What was the seller like?

Fine but long gone!!


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stacey baatjies
Dec 04 2013 12:51 pm



i have a sprite sport 1982 6berth model. i despeately need to know if a sprite sport 1990 models tent would fit on a 1982 model?