In honor of Star Wars Day, I thought I’d upload the most kickass expedition vehicle of the entire series. Not very luxurious, but with a little work, some paint and polish… who knows? Here’s one of the original Ralph McQuarrie sketches. May the fourth be with you!
This incredibly beefy looking Magirus Deutz 170 D12 AK/1 offroad camper looks ready for anything; from a long term African expedition, to the scary mountain roads of the Andes. My German is horrible, but Google seems to indicate the camper portion was built in 2002-2004. Ebay lists the truck as a 1971, but it certainly … Continue reading
I just want to post a few things that caught my eye on eBay lately. First though, I’d like to make an observation. While expedition motorhomes and off-road 4×4 campers are not common anywhere, it’s surprising how much more common they are in Europe than here in the United States. The US is far less … Continue reading
Named for the hardy desert antelope, the Addax is a go anywhere off-road motorhome built by AC Motorhomes of Brackenfell, South Africa. Available on either the Isuzu NPS300 or the Mitsubishi Fuso FG chassis, the Addax is a completely custom built product, designed from the ground up to fit the customer’s needs. The typical Addax … Continue reading
I’d like more photos of this one, especially the interior, but it seems quite nice nevertheless. Based on a left-hand drive 1980 Unimog U1300L, it’s been on overland expeditions in Africa three times since its conversion in 2000. The truck features a 5.4 liter turbo-diesel, air-operated diff locks that can be triggered on the move, 600 … Continue reading