With Rivian’s R1T having recently won MotorTrend’s 2022 Truck of the Year award, it’s abundantly clear that fully-electric vehicles will play a significant role in the future of off-roading and overlanding.
Recognizing this reality, the overland rig purveyors at EarthCruisers have begun preparing for this ongoing shift with the development of its first-ever EV rig.
This slide-out (pop-up roof) camper will be the first model ever developed specifically for an electric vehicle.
Despite being a slide-out model, the rig will still be incredibly lightweight—an absolute must in order to not hinder an overlander’s range.
Speaking of which, we’re also anticipating EarthCruiser to outfit the truck with—at least optional / available solar panels or some other means of charging while off of the electrical grid.
Aerodynamics will be another … [ keep reading on HICONSUMPTION ]