What Makes an Airstream a Classic?

It’s true that not all Airstream models are expensive. But if you’re looking to go all out on RV, Airstream should be on your shortlist. Airstream’s Classic travel trailer is its grandest option and offers plenty of thoughtful amenities. Here’s what the new 2021 model has to offer.

About Airstream’s flagship trailer 

Airstream recently unveiled models from its 2021 lineup. And as you probably heard, Airstreams have surged in popularity amidst the coronavirus pandemic. This RV brand offers small and midsize campers ideal for those who might want a simple mobile weekend getaway. But for extended excursions, the Airstream’s Classic makes a lot of sense.

The Classic features Airstream’s most spacious floor plans and can sleep up to five people. There are four different interior layouts to choose from, and Classic models range from 30 to 33 feet. The Classic remains one of the most luxurious trailers available because it offers a traditional home’s comforts.

2021 Classic interior features 

the entertainment space of an Airstream classic with a HDTV
Classic 33FB interior | Airstream

Recently, Travel + Leisure recognized Airstream as one of the trendiest RV brands because of its unique model offerings. Reviewers like Travel + Leisure say that the Classic lineup is one of the best options to get something upscale and efficient. The new 2021 Classic begins at $157,400. While the starting price is quite steep, the Classic’s standard features make it worthwhile. 

Each Classic grants you with a generous kitchen area, a cozy dining space, and places just to lounge. In the kitchen, you’ll have a stove, oven, convection microwave, and a full fridge. There are stainless steel appliances, plus various storage spaces. 

A Airstream Classic with a white cafe latte color kitchen area.
Classic kitchen area | Airstream

The main difference between the Classic’s floor plans is the bed configurations. You can choose a layout with either a queen or twin powered beds; the lounge areas convert to beds. What’s also standard bedroom-wise are memory foam mattresses, Egyptian cotton bed sheets, and under bed storage. 

The Classic's master bedroom area.
Classic queen bed area | Airstream

Airstream also boasts that the Classic’s bathroom is nothing like what you would expect in a regular RV. With the Classic, you have a large vanity, shower, and a porcelain toilet. There are additional amenities here, including a heated shower floor and a heated towel bar. 

A Classic bathroom with porcelain finishing.
Classic bathroom | Airstream

Furthermore, the standard connectivity gadgets make the Classic feel more like home. The lounge area has a touchscreen stereo that supports Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, SiriusXM, and over-the-air software updates. Additionally, the Classic comes with a projection TV with a Bose soundbar, and a smart HD TV. No matter where you are in the cabin, the Classic’s standard air conditioning system can help you stay comfortable on the road. 

Outdoor fun 

Awning area of the Classic.
Classic awning | Airstream

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The Classic’s long list of interior amenities will tempt you to stay inside. Although, this trailer has perks that will help you further enjoy the great outdoors too. A power awning makes setting up camp simpler, and Airstream’s exterior low-pressure gas grill is great for BBQs. You can also utilize solar power via the rooftop panel to supply the batteries.