Body concept

Carthago roof - wall joint: The typical Carthago curved roof is not only an unmistakeable design element but with the frame members on the inside, provides a decisive contribution to the main cabin rigidity. And this being without any thermal bridges.

Carthago roof structure: Outer side GRP = hail protection and at the same time, protection against lightning strike from the aluminium inner side (Faraday cage). The aluminium inner side also assumes the function of heat storage

Carthago side wall construction: Aluminium on the outside of the wall, but also on the inside of the wall is not only a requirement for an effective lightning protection, it also ensures for the efficient heat storage and thus, for the typical pleasant Carthago living climate. This creates an equal thermal radiation effect = wall heater.

Carthago lower-level scooter garage: Maximum loading height thanks to the lower-level scooter garage. Extremely high-load capacity wall - floor joints from shape-fitting bonded frame members. Can be loaded up to 350 kg.

Carthago floor - wall joint: The side wall - floor joint is carried out via a highly-stable frame member on both sides that is bonded shape-fitted over the entire length in the same manner as in aircraft construction. And in the worst case, it offers the protective effect of a side collision protection. A thermal bridge stop reliably prevents any thermal bridges.

Carthago floor panel: The Carthago floor panel has an allround protection. Lower and upper sides made from GRP and in-between there is a hard foam insulating core made from RTM Styrofoam. It is highly stable and has a lifelong protection against humidity and rotting.



Carthago Liner premiumclass body construction

Your added value

+ Protection against lightning strike, hail, stone chippings and moisture
+ Highest possible driving safety and comfort
+ A first: TÜV certificate for tested driving comfort
+ Easy to repair in the event of any damage
+ Longevity = Value retention for years
+ Perfect insulation and heat storage = Comfort all-year-round
+ Highest chassis stability and torsion resistance = Decisive contribution to driving comfort and driving safety
+ Lowe weight due to self-carrying bodywork
+ 100 % wood-free bodywork, no rotting possible

Lightning protection effect tested

Aluminium on the roof and insides of the walls offer protection like a Faraday cage.  Additional lightning protection measures increase this protection effect decisively. The lightning protection test has proven: Carthago main cabins offer a verified protection against lightning strikes!


Hail protection

The Carthago top side of the roof made from GRP offers an effective protection against hail and allows reduced insurance premiums. The special feature: the protective effect against lightning strike remains thanks, to the aluminium on the inside of the roof.


Protection against stone chipping

GRP protection. Even in those areas that you cannot see. The Carthago GRP floor underside ensures for permanent protection against damage caused by stone chipping, rotting and humidity. Throughout the years - without effort for maintenance!


Moisture protection

The Carthago floor panel guarantees real all-round protection. GRP on the upper and underside protect against the effect of moisture and their resulting subsequent damage. Which make a Carthago reliable in the long run.


Driving safety

Carthago is pioneer when it comes to driving safety. The modern safety and comfort systems from the Fiat Ducato and the AL-KO low frame chassis are supplemented additionally by Carthago´s own safety technology. Carthago is the first motorhome manufacturer with a tested motorhome driving comfort certified by the TÜV.


Repair-friendliness

During the development of the main body components, attention was given to a multi-part segmentation. In event of damage, this makes replacement easier or saves costs. For example, in the rear there is a rear bumper that can be replaced separately. The plastic formed parts used are UV light stable and contribute to reducing weight thanks to their own low weight.