Outside’s rejiggered camper van blows open van life dreams

Founded in 2007, when “van life” wasn’t even a term, let alone an acceptable lifestyle choice, Portland’s Outside Van has thoroughly sharpened its skills building personalized mobile dwellings for everyone from forward-looking weight watchers to bike-p… Continue reading Outside’s rejiggered camper van blows open van life dreams

Arsenale’s “Plan B”: lightweight, long-range, 2WD hybrid adventure bike

The Arsenale’s latest offering is the Plan B: a lighweight, ultra-long-range, 2WD, low-power, hybrid gas/electric bike for wet, slippery, snowy or sandy conditions. With two failed indiegogo campaigns behind it as the 2X2 Ultrabike, it has reemerged at… Continue reading Arsenale’s “Plan B”: lightweight, long-range, 2WD hybrid adventure bike

Offline squaredrop camping trailer deploys fold-out cafe and bathroom

We’ve looked at several rugged, expanding camping trailers from Australia’s Offline Campers over the years, and now the builder is preparing a flagship. Still built tough enough for anything the Outback can throw at it, the new Solitaire carries over t… Continue reading Offline squaredrop camping trailer deploys fold-out cafe and bathroom

650-lb micro-camping trailer drifts off-road on wheels or skis

A tiny, towable nugget ready to explore the natural world behind a passenger car, ATV or snowmobile, the versatile Genimax HR is an affordable tent-top camper built for four seasons of adventure hunting. The pint-sized base-camp-in-a-box unfurls into a… Continue reading 650-lb micro-camping trailer drifts off-road on wheels or skis

All-terrain Exoquad gets wheelchair users into four-wheelin’ action

The Exoquad four-wheeler is designed to let wheelchair users independently explore the gnarliest of outdoor environments. And while it packs multiple motors, it has an unpowered sibling that’s made for no-holds-barred downhill descents.Continue Reading… Continue reading All-terrain Exoquad gets wheelchair users into four-wheelin’ action

Hogzilla 4×4 expander truck camper doubles in size via sliding bedroom

That’s right, the freakin’ HOG ZILLA. It’s a pickup camper like no other pickup camper we’ve seen before, a straightforward flatbed canopy on the road, a blown-out-the-back, multi-room indoor/outdoor living complex when parked on a flattish patch of wi… Continue reading Hogzilla 4×4 expander truck camper doubles in size via sliding bedroom

6×6 eVTOL-launcher adventure van edges closer to a new travel reality

Chinese company AeroHT previewed some of the weirdest, and most potentially disruptive vehicles of 2023 at its parent company Xpeng’s tech day last October. We had to stifle a giggle when we saw the Land Aircraft Carrier (LAC), an all-terrain van-like … Continue reading 6×6 eVTOL-launcher adventure van edges closer to a new travel reality

Hyundai gives Santa Cruz the off-road treatment in new XRT model

Hyundai has unveiled a new off-road model in the form of the 2025 Santa Cruz XRT. The automaker also showcased new designs for the Tucson crossover and the standard Santa Cruz truck last weekend at the New York International Auto Show.Continue ReadingC… Continue reading Hyundai gives Santa Cruz the off-road treatment in new XRT model

Kube teardrop camper is a stunning panoramic pod ready for the Outback

Kimberley Kampers has been building some of Australia’s most visually striking but still rugged camping trailers for 30 years. It’s now shrinking its distinctive composite design down from family size to teardrop size. The new Kube is the company’s tak… Continue reading Kube teardrop camper is a stunning panoramic pod ready for the Outback

Inkunzi camper makes Toyota Land Cruiser one angry bull of a micro-RV

The Toyota Land Cruiser needs no introduction as one of the world’s most capable, dependable off-road vehicles. We’ve seen some pretty impressive go-anywhere camper trucks that take advantage of that world-renowned capability, from compact, stealthy po… Continue reading Inkunzi camper makes Toyota Land Cruiser one angry bull of a micro-RV