Lately, vanlife machines are available all sizes and styles. Typically they aren’t even a van, as is the case with the most recent EarthRoamer construct that was simply introduced. Based mostly on a Ford F-550 Tremendous Obligation truck, the LTi combines all of the facilities of off-grid tenting with high-tech gear, carbon fiber development, and critical off-trail functionality to actually discover your individual method by way of the wilderness.
With its bones being an enormous Ford Tremendous Obligation, the EarthRoamer LTi isn’t a light-weight by default however that doesn’t imply enhancements over commonplace campers can’t be made. The LTi’s shell is completely carbon fiber, which not solely reduces weight however provides important power to your complete car. Weight issues in any automotive software, however for a big RV that has aggressive off-road functionality, decreased mass with a decrease center-of-gravity is an incredible profit.
It additionally permits the LTi to hold a powerful quantity of gas and water for prolonged off-grid adventures. Freshwater capability is 100 gallons, with 60 gallons dedicated to greywater. A 95-gallon gas tank provides diesel for the 6.7-liter V8, however what you gained’t discover are propane tanks or an on-board generator. That’s as a result of EarthRoamer packs the roof with sufficient photo voltaic panels to generate 1,320 watts of energy, in addition to an 11,000-watt hour lithium-ion battery pack to run issues inside.
Inside, the LTi could be made-to-order in a number of configurations with seating lodging for as much as six individuals, and sleeping preparations for 4. Whatever the particular format, you’ll discover a full kitchen and toilet, to not point out sofas, a reconfigurable eating space, over-cab bunk, and spectacular storage each inside and outside.
Such functionality doesn’t come with no price. Every EarthRoamer is constructed by hand on the firm’s headquarters in Dacono, Colorado, and pricing begins at $590,000. That doesn’t appear to discourage keen clients, nonetheless, as EarthRoamer says there’s presently an eight-month ready listing from order to supply to get one in all these epic overlanders.