The term overlanding has actually been around for over a century. By definition, it normally entails an off-road lorry that acts as the living quarters for those who take a trip in it. But also for the last couple of years, we have actually seen more off-road gear develops with that objective in mind. Some car manufacturers are even cashing in on it as well.
Overlanding rigs been available in all sizes and shapes. From subcompact SUVs to repurposed rescues, virtually anything can be become an overland vehicle. Case in point, look into this retired armed forces truck currently converted into an off-road adventure lorry. It began as a MAN M1078A1, but it has the functions and furnishings one gets out of an overland car.
From the vehicle driver’s viewpoint, it appears like an utilitarian truck. Nevertheless, its previous life was a workhouse and also not a resort room that goes off-road. That claimed, this rig has a power-adjustable Recaro seat for the driver, and also it even has lumbar supports and adjustments to make it a lot more comfy. As for the exterior, it wouldn’t watch out of area in the Dakar Rally. The sand brown shade, decals, rollbars, and also driving lights make it look the component.
Relocating to the living quarters, the first thing that will certainly greet you is the kitchen. The sink, microwave, and also refrigerator remain in view as soon as you step inside. Right across the kitchen is the shower room, and also of course, there is a heater included. On the other hand, the bed is good enough for two people, as well as the whole thing is cool. Maintaining all its electricals running is a Honda generator, a Tesla battery pack, and an inverter.
As it is an overland lorry, it has four-wheel drive, beefy tires, as well as a great assisting of ground clearance. Fox dampers likewise help progress off-road, and also a six-cylinder turbodiesel gets the whole gear relocating. A 500-liter gas tank ought to keep it competing a long period of time.
This vehicle is currently offer for sale in the Netherlands at Markatplaats. It can be your own for 95,000 euros ($108,445.35 at existing currency exchange rate).