The idea of turning your automotive into a spot to remain is much from a international one, and lately it looks like there are ever more options to choose from in terms of creating the right dwelling away from dwelling. Some campers go means excessive and embrace stoves, counters, water tanks, and full-on beds. The roof-top tent from Autohome for the new 2020 Land Rover Defender is a a lot less complicated approach to camp in—or extra precisely, on—your journey. Offered, in fact, you personal a brand new Defender, too.
As a substitute of a 3 tons price of facilities—just like the Scout Olympic camper we coated a number of weeks in the past—to maintain you entertained whilst you’re out exploring, AutoHome solely provides the promise of a mattress to sleep in and a roof over your head. The tent itself folds up and matches right into a slim, lockable field to make sure that the tent does not simply fly away as you are driving alongside. The entire contraption weighs simply 141 kilos, too, so it will not burden your Land Rover within the slightest.
The tent appears excellent for a complete host of use instances, too, not simply tenting. What number of instances have you ever been on a protracted highway journey and thought, “I may actually use a little bit nap proper now.” Have at it! There is also the advantage of full, wraparound protection to maintain pesky mosquitos and different nuisances away. Plus, the tent sleeps two, so that you and a passenger can roll cross-country with out ever having to step foot in a resort or different such lodging, as a result of it is proper on prime of you the whole time.
The Autohome tent’s caps are manufactured from 100 p.c fiberglass, and have insulation so it stays comparatively cool. It attaches to any roof rack through a set of 4 common mounts, to set up is so simple as pulling out the toolbox and placing in a little bit elbow grease.
The one snag is likely to be the truth that it is presently on sale in Europe, and we aren’t certain if AutoHome will ship it to the states. That stated, in the event you’re intrigued by this glossy sleeper, it’s going to value you the spicy finish of $4,300. That may sound sound like rather a lot, however in the event you’re dropping $70,000 on the brand new Defender, you would possibly simply need to consider it as a simply an alternative choice on the spec sheet.