Quick Snaps

Drive this to Mars?

Because driving on Mars, after all, would require one hell of an expedition motorhome, I give you this. It was actually created by artist Tom Sachs, for his SPACE PROGRAM: MARS installation at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Reading over some of the exhibition material, this is referred to as the MQF, … Continue reading »

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1988 Mercedes 1017A-based Camper For Sale in California

This 1988 Mercedes 1017A-based custom 4×4 camper just popped up on eBay with very little information, and only the barest minimum number of pictures. I requested the PDF of information that the seller describes, but he or she seems to be having some trouble getting it sent (UPDATE: The PDF has shown up with a … Continue reading »

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May The Fourth Be With You

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!

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A Few Big Euro Military Campers

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 »

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Superlative Unimog Camper

This is simply stop-me-in-my-tracks stunning. An amazing 1977 Unimog 416 motorhome conversion that is just too beautiful for words. It was posted for sale back in 2009 for $40k on the Eurotech Services website, as well as on Expedition Portal. As you can imagine, someone snatched it up. I’d love to know where it is … Continue reading »

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