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TCM EXCLUSIVE: 2009 Lance 1040

Lance 1040 counter top kitchen

The new kitchen counter and under counter storage in the 1040
Lance Camper 1040 kitchen refrigerator

The additional driver’s side storage and larger refrigerator in the 1040
round wet bath Lance 1040

The 1040 has the same round wet bath as the 830

Lance 1040 floor plan layout

Lance 1040 layout

Lance 830 floor plan layout

Lance 830 layout

Optional Rear Tent Lance Camper

Optional rear tent option for the 1040 and 830

Lance has released the first photos of the new 2009 Lance 1040, the long bed version of the Euro-Style 830.

Essentially, the 1040 is an 830 that’s been stretched in the middle from 8’ 11” of interior floor length to 10’6” of interior floor length.  That’s 1’ 7” of additional counter space and under counter storage in the kitchen and 1’ 7” of additional interior storage on the mid-driver’s side.

The refrigerator has also been upgraded from the four cubic foot, three-way refrigerator in the 830 to a five cubic foot, double door, three-way refrigerator in the 1040.

Tank capacities are identical to the 830 at 30 gallons of fresh, 17 gallons of grey, and 14 gallons of black.  As with the 830, Lance will offer a cassette toilet option for the wet bath (option 570) with a 4.5 gallon black tank.  Also identical to the 830, the 1040 offers one five-gallon propane tank and a 20,000 BTU furnace.  All other features and options appear to be identical to the 830.

Lance is reporting the dry weight of the 1040 as 2,420 pounds, 200 more pounds than their reported dry weight of the 830.  The base price MSRP of the Lance 1040 is US $21,453 excluding options, freight, and tax.

For further background on the Lance 1040, check out our April 2008 article, “Lance Debuts Euro-Style 830” in which Gary Conley, National Sales Manager, and Les Fowler, Product Development Manager, discuss the vision, design, and features of Lance’s new Euro-Style campers.

For more information about Lance Campers, visit their website at

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