Airstream entry-level (ish) camper van swerves toward off-grid freedom

The all-new Rangeline camper van opens a new chapter in an Airstream camper van story that’s long been set in extortionately expensive territory. The Ram Promaster camper isn’t quite the dirt-cheap adventure van many free-spirited Americans pine for, b… Continue reading Airstream entry-level (ish) camper van swerves toward off-grid freedom

VW adventure RV rides like panel van, lives like off-grid micro-lodge

German startup NEXSD is looking to improve the quality of motorhomes with an all-aluminum construction it hopes will catch on with RV brands. Its motorhome build was one of the most impressive of the countless Volkswagen-based RVs at the recent Düsseld… Continue reading VW adventure RV rides like panel van, lives like off-grid micro-lodge

Bürstner creates the first electric camper van atop a Ford E-Transit

Ford’s electric Transit debuted nearly two years ago, so it seems like about time someone built a camper van out of it. Winnebago has been hard at work on an electric Ford Transit camper van throughout 2022, but its e-RV isn’t based on a Ford E-Transit… Continue reading Bürstner creates the first electric camper van atop a Ford E-Transit

Mercedes EQV electro camper MPV seats 8 people, camps 4 or hauls cargo

Inspired by the bright-yellow postal buses that have long served as a vital connection to some of Switzerland’s hardest-to-reach peaks and valleys, Swiss camper van specialist Yellowcamper injects the resolute, innovative spirit of the country’s unique… Continue reading Mercedes EQV electro camper MPV seats 8 people, camps 4 or hauls cargo

Nissan VX-E hybrid mini RV packs gas range with all-electric camping

While there are a few notable exceptions, hybrid camper vans seem to be getting skipped over in favor of largely under-ranged electric campers, which makes little sense for a vehicle purpose-built to tour distances. UK camper shop Sussex Campervans bre… Continue reading Nissan VX-E hybrid mini RV packs gas range with all-electric camping

Renault SpaceNomad camper descends the Swiss Alps for a bite of VW pie

Renault is pushing its way into Volkswagen territory. After launching its Trafic SpaceNomad camper van exclusively in Switzerland in 2020, the French marque takes advantage of the popularity of RV life and expands outward, bringing the camper to additi… Continue reading Renault SpaceNomad camper descends the Swiss Alps for a bite of VW pie

Ford AWD camper van cranks up next-level versatility and autonomy

“The only time you need a bed, extra seating, shower or toilet is when someone is using them. Otherwise, they’re just taking up precious space.” That’s the thinking Vancouver, Washington’s Grit Overland uses in raising the bar on floor plan flexibility… Continue reading Ford AWD camper van cranks up next-level versatility and autonomy

Two-story pump-top RV carries visionary glamping comforts to market

It’s summer in Germany, which can only mean that it’s once again time for Erwin Hymer Group (EHG) to push the boundaries of incredible RV design. After trickling down some of the best features from the forward-looking Hymer VisionVenture into last year… Continue reading Two-story pump-top RV carries visionary glamping comforts to market

Morphable VW pop-top RV erases divide between camper van and motorhome

Nearly a year after making waves with a rotary range-extended electric motorhome, German RV giant Knaus-Tabbert empties the tricks out of both sleeves in another attempt to change the RV game. Its all-new Volkswagen T6.1-based Tourer CUV sizes shorter … Continue reading Morphable VW pop-top RV erases divide between camper van and motorhome

Winnebago takes its e-RV electric camper van on a 1,400-mile road trip

Electric camper vans are really starting to take on a life of their own in Europe, where recent debuts have included the Volkswagen Flowcamper Volt and Peugeot e-Rifter Vanderer. In North America, though, electric campers remain parked in the concept s… Continue reading Winnebago takes its e-RV electric camper van on a 1,400-mile road trip