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The Bowlus Road Chief - Endless Highways - Performance Edition

The Bowlus Rivet® epitomizes the rugged adventure camping that this country is known for. Freedom to camp anywhere is possible with this Bowlus. Over-specced power management systems with yacht-quality lithium and solar power generation allow indefinite time off-grid. A three-inch lift kit for added off-road clearance with all-terrain tires support off-road access. The Rivet is the first production RV to be self-propelled, self-powered, and remote-controlled, enabling you to access virtually any campsite.

The Rivet can be towed with the largest selection of tow vehicles. The Bowlus is by far the most aerodynamic RV. The Rivet's GVWR of 3,500 lb. makes it the easiest-to-drive full-size towable ever. You likely already have a vehicle that can tow the Rivet, and with Bowlus EasyHitch - you’ll be off on your adventure in under 60 seconds.

With the Rivet compact floor plan, you still enjoy upgraded finishes, a large separate bedroom with a king bed, a luxury ensuite bathroom, and a spacious living room and kitchen.

Bowlus is known as the highest-quality RV on the market. Why? Bowlus selects high-end materials for rugged experiences and is built with a level of pride and attention to craftsmanship that only exists within privately held companies. We create RVs for a lifetime of adventures, returning incredible value to you year after year.

Rivet starts at $148,500 after tax credits1
Rivet starts at $165,000 without tax credit


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Floorplan

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Specifications

General
  • Exterior Width - 80''
  • Exterior Length - 25'3''
  • Exterior Height - 8'6''
  • Interior Height - 6'4''
  • Hitch Weight (lbs.) - 300 lbs
  • Base Weight (lbs.) - 2,800
  • GVWR (lbs.) - 3,500
  • Net Carrying Capacity (lbs) - 700
  • Fresh Water Capacity (gal.) - 19
  • Grey Water Capacity (gal.) - 21
  • Black Water (Per Cassette) Capacity (gal.) - 4.5
  • Vented Air Conditioning Unit
  • Boiler Furnace/Water Heater (BTU) - 25,000
  • Refrigerator (cu ft.) - 3.1
  • Sleeping Capacity - 4 People
  • Optional LP Tank (gal) - 17 lbs
  • Battery - 8 kWh Lithium-Iron-Phosphate Battery
Exterior Features
  • Aerodynamic Travel Trailer
  • Lowest Center of Gravity for Superb Handling
  • Very Low Hitch Weight for Easy Moving
  • Aluminum Monocoque Exterior Skin
  • TIG Welded Aluminum Spaceframe Skeleton
  • Mill Finish (Unpolished) High Strength Aircraft Aluminum
  • True High Strength Aircraft Rivets
  • Thermal Barrier Between External & Internal Structure
  • Bowlus Signature Shaped Windows
  • AeroSolar™
  • Lightweight Awning Attachable on Both Sides**
  • Propane Tank with Two Stage Regulator**
  • AeroMove™**
  • City Water Inlet with Pressure Regulator
  • Torsion Axle System with EasyLube Axle Fittings
  • Electric Brakes
  • Jockey Wheel with Integrated Scale
  • Stabilizer Jack Stands (Four)
  • Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac Tires
  • Stylized Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Door Stay
  • Grab Handle
  • Unique Front Door Key
  • High Security Uniquely Keyed Commercial Deadbolt
  • “Always Ready” Aluminum Entry Step with LED Light
  • LED Tail Lights
  • LED License Plate Light
  • LED Marker Lights
  • Aluminum Front Porch with Diamond Pattern
  • Outdoor Storage Compartment
Galley
  • Two Burner Induction Cooktop
  • Composite Countertops
  • High Quality Faucet
  • Fridge/Freezer with High Efficiency Compressor (12V)
  • Microwave
  • Three Large Aluminum Cupboards
  • Fire Extinguisher
Appliances
  • Silent Hydronic Heating System (LPG & 120V)
  • Integrated Fresh Water Heating System
  • Five Silent Radiators for Evenly Distributed Heat
  • Vented Air Conditioning Unit (Air Conditioner Use on Batteries)
  • Inverter Output to All Travel Trailer Outlets
  • Easily Accessible Electrical Systems
  • Tow Cable Wiring Junction Box
Interior
  • Aluminum Walls & Ceiling
  • Four Silent Gravity Ceiling Vents
  • Probeless Tank Monitoring System
  • Rigid Insulation
  • Front Aluminum Door
  • Large Side Windows
  • Bronze Screens on Windows and Vents
  • Commercial Grade Flooring
  • LED Lighting
  • 8 kWh Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries
  • 4 Hour Recharge (20% to 90%)
  • Battery Management System
  • 3000 W Pure Sine Inverter
Bedroom
  • High Quality Mattress
  • Marine LED Reading Lights
  • Night Table
  • Drapes & Wood Inserts
Living Room
  • High Quality Seating for Sofa & Armchairs
  • Sofa Converts to 3rd Sleeping Berth
  • Arm Chairs Convert to 4th Sleeping Berth
  • Window Coverings
  • Soft Closing Drawers Under Sofa/Seating
  • All 120V Electrical Outlets Operate from the Lithium Power System
Bathroom
    • Large Bathroom with Privacy Doors
    • Marine Shower Head
    • Toilet with Hygienic Easy Emptying Cassette System
  • Stainless Steel Bathroom Sink
  • One Bathroom Vent
  • Shower Seating & Flooring
  • Hotel Style Shower

Rivet Interior Tour

With the Rivet compact floor plan, you still enjoy upgraded finishes, a large separate bedroom with a king bed, a luxury ensuite bathroom, and a spacious living room and kitchen.

Bowlus AeroMove™

The Rivet is the first production RV to be self-propelled, self-powered, and remote-controlled, enabling access virtually anywhere. With exceptional power and traction, the AeroMove™ drives up steep slopes, turns 360 degrees, and can maneuver the Rivet into campsites, driveways, and parallel parking spaces.

Bowlus AeroMove™ – Long Demonstration

Join us as we demonstrate the extended capabilities of Bowlus AeroMove™, including backing into a campsite and parallel parking.

Rivet Color Story

Onyx - A rugged color palette with matte black detailing delivers a modern, yet sophisticated architectural edge.

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Available Upgrades

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Options
  • AeroMove™ - $10,000 upgrade
  • Awning - $520 upgrade
  • Propane tank backup - $750 upgrade
  • Smart Television - $750 upgrade

Questions on the Rivet?

  1. The availability and amount of the tax credit associated with the purchase of your Bowlus is subject to certain criteria and eligibility requirements. You should consult your own tax and accounting advisors regarding whether a tax credit is available in your circumstance. Bowlus does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. See Customer Tax Credit Information for more details.
  2. Images are digital renderings. Visual Appearance, specifications, equipment and pricing are subject to change without prior notice.
  3. Varies. Figure rounded up.

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