Lance unveils Hellwig Overland Edition at SEMA

LANCASTER, Calif. —With their newly available half-ton truck camper the Lance 650 now available to the public, Lance unveiled its custom build project to over 130,000 automotive enthusiasts at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show at the Las Vegas Convention Center to an overwhelmingly positive response, a release from the company stated.

“The primary goal for our involvement at SEMA was to continue to increase brand awareness with those not familiar with Lance and secondarily start building an interest in the brand with a younger demographic overall.” states Bob Rogers, director of marketing.

“We wanted to step out of our comfort zone and build a vehicle that would compliment the rugged and adventurous spirit of truck camping,” said Marketing Coordinator Jim Waters. “We wanted to remind the industry about the versatile nature of the truck camper as an off road and overland recreational vehicle. We couldn’t be happier with the response we received at the show.”

Lance turned plenty of heads during the four-day show in Vegas thanks to their partnership with Hellwig Suspension Products as a featured vehicle, the release continued. The build showcased the all-new 650 aboard a 2015 Aluminum Body EcoBoost F150 supported by Hellwig front and rear sway bars as well as Big Wig air springs. Other sponsors include Icon Vehicle Dynamics, T-Rex Grilles, Road Armor, Toyo, Borla, Rigid Industries, KMC Wheels, AMP Research, Torklift, Yakima and The Vomela Companies.

“We could not be happier with the way this build turned out. Not all campers are created equal and no journey is the same. We at Hellwig are honored to have been able to be a part of the Lance 650/F150 SEMA build and look forward to supporting it along its journey. The unique upgrades and subtle styling give this package a one off look that is within the reach of a broad consumer base. Overall, this is the ultimate half-ton camper package, which is sure to get a lot of attention,” said Mike Hallmark, Hellwig’s west coast sales manager.

Beyond SEMA, Lance looks forward to implementing this vehicle in its marketing efforts through 2016 with an emphasis on fresh and exciting market exposure, the release stated.

SOURCE: Lance Campers press release


Darian Armer

Darian Armer

Darian Armer was the assistant editor for RV Daily Report from 2015 to 2017. She lives in Billings, Montana, where she enjoys spending time with her husband, twins and three stepchildren. Introduced to the RV industry in 2012, she is happy to be writing for one of the greatest industries around.

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