Monstrous SV Rover gas/EV ‘Hypertruck’ starts at $1.5 million

California auto builder Scarbo Vintage has launched its third vehicle, describing it as the world’s first street-legal Hypertruck. The two-seat SV Rover can be had with 1,100-hp supercharged V8 grunt or 1,000-hp electric drive, and is reported to start… Continue reading Monstrous SV Rover gas/EV ‘Hypertruck’ starts at $1.5 million

Tufport “ultimate ultralight” 4×4 truck camper packs seaworthy unibody

Since 1966, Canadian manufacturer Tufport has been building sleek, simple fiberglass truck canopies for industry, recreation and everyday utility. It’s now setting its five decades of experience loose on what might be its most ambitious build yet.Conti… Continue reading Tufport “ultimate ultralight” 4×4 truck camper packs seaworthy unibody

Sub-$3K micro-camping pod works as both truck and trailer camper

With its perfectly named HitchHiker Camper, Pennsylvania mobile shelter company Tusca Outdoors presents what might just be the world’s lightest, most versatile fully enclosed hard-shelled camper. The chassis-less teardrop-inspired camping pod can ride … Continue reading Sub-$3K micro-camping pod works as both truck and trailer camper

Dual-scissor Safari truck camper rides low, power-lifts into high-rise

Chinese overland gear company Wild Land has long been an innovator in remote controlled rooftop tents, and now it’s launching its most ambitious yet. The all-new 3-in-1 Safari Cruiser is part pickup bed rack, part truck topper and part panoramic two-st… Continue reading Dual-scissor Safari truck camper rides low, power-lifts into high-rise

Toyota Hilux 4×4 gullwing camper truck makes a hardy Outback explorer

RedSands made some news earlier this year when it introduced an electrified Toyota Hilux camper truck, one of our favorite truck camping innovations of 2023. That rig wasn’t to be the only innovative Hilux creation the RV rental company added to its fl… Continue reading Toyota Hilux 4×4 gullwing camper truck makes a hardy Outback explorer

Range pickup camper is a Spacekap turned vibrant off-grid retreat

We’ve long admired the looks of the Spacekap commercial truck canopy, wishing they’d make a camper version. Well, now we have a few options. Earlier this year, we looked at the work Ohio’s Grumpy Bear Campers is doing with the Spacecap Diablo fiberglas… Continue reading Range pickup camper is a Spacekap turned vibrant off-grid retreat

Charging While Driving Now Possible in Michigan

A white cargo van drives over a black asphalt road. An "x-ray" illustration shows the inductive coils inside the road as it drives over them.

Heavy vehicles like semi trucks pose a bigger challenge in electrifying the transportation fleet than smaller, more aerodynamic passenger cars. Michigan now has the first public in-road charging system in …read more Continue reading Charging While Driving Now Possible in Michigan

Top 12 pickup campers, toppers and all-out adventure RV trucks of 2023

It’ll be hard to pin down in official data – RVIA figures paint a bleak picture for 2023 RV sales in general, deliveries down just over 40 percent year-over-year through October – but 2023 felt to us like the year the van life craze ceded some real gro… Continue reading Top 12 pickup campers, toppers and all-out adventure RV trucks of 2023

Ford F-550 single-cab Mini RV navigates off-road treachery with aplomb

Modern six- and seven-figure all-terrain expedition campers tend to be “size is no object” creations – massive truck cabs with stretched cabins that live like a house. Just have a double-take at this crazy behemoth. After previously releasing an impres… Continue reading Ford F-550 single-cab Mini RV navigates off-road treachery with aplomb

Venturous truck shell holds up to 1,500 lb of camping & adventure gear

To meet the demand for a pickup truck shell built to hold all the provisions of modern adventure – platform racks, rooftop tents, standup paddleboards, bicycles and more – LTA Manufacturing has launched the new Venturous brand. The company sets its Oza… Continue reading Venturous truck shell holds up to 1,500 lb of camping & adventure gear