Forest River Acquires Turtle Top, a Premier Bus & Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer
Forest River acquired the assets of Turtle Top, a premier luxury bus manufacturer based in New Paris, Indiana. Turtle Top, a family-owned RV manufacturer since 1962, is widely recognized today as a leader in the luxury transportation industry. Turtle Top designs and manufactures buses and specialty vehicles for some of the most prestigious names in the motor coach industry, as well as numerous state and government agencies. Turtle Top’s current bus models include the Van Terra, VT3, Odyssey, Odyssey XL, Odyssey XLT and MPV, which provide convenient and dependable transportation for colleges, churches, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, transportation companies and government agencies. In addition, Turtle Top’s specialty vehicle division builds everything from limousines to bloodmobiles and prisoner transport units to mobile offices.
“We are excited to welcome Turtle Top to the Forest River family. Turtle Top and their dedicated employees have built a history of integrity, quality and innovation and enjoy one of the best reputations in our industry today,” stated David Wright of Forest River. “We are honored that they have chosen Forest River to continue the tradition that they have dedicated themselves to building for more than 50 years.”
Details of the transaction were not announced.