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WINNEBAGO TOP SELLING CLASS A MOTOR HOME; FURTHER MARKET INCREASES SEEN IN MAY

 FOREST CITY, Iowa, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Winnebago Industries Inc. (NYSE: WGO) further increased market share in May according to information compiled by Statistical Surveys Inc., an independent motor home registration reporting service in Grand Rapids, Mich. Winnebago Industries received 18 percent of all retail registration in May, up from 14.9 percent for the same month last year. For the calendar year through May, Winnebago Industries achieved 16.5 percent of retail registrations, vs. 14 percent for the same period in calendar 1992.
 The largest increase for Winnebago Industries was seen in the Class A market with a 20.6 market share, a 37.7 percent growth for the calendar year to date through May 1993 vs. the same period last year. The Winnebago brand is now the top selling Class A brand. Other A-body products from Winnebago Industries such as Itasca and Vectra rank 6th, and 11th, respectively.
 While Winnebago Industries has held the top-selling rank in the micro-mini classification for many years, the corporation achieved 77.8 percent of that market in May; 71.3 percent for the calendar year to date through May. This compares to 66.7 percent for May 1992 and 59 percent for the calendar year to date through May last year.
 "Winnebago employees have worked diligently to produce high quality, high value motor homes and it's great to see this impacting in our retail registrations," said Winnebago Industries President and Chief Operating Officer Fred Dohrmann. "We often refer to `Team Winnebago,' a term that summarized the cooperative effort we have built within the corporation to create new products, improve quality, and consequently reduce warranty costs and expenses. We are continuing the competitive drive for innovative, quality products and fully expect further market share growth in the future."
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 /CONTACT: Sheila M. Davis of Winnebago Industries, Inc., 515-582-6803/
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