EarthRoamer released a sneak peek of its XV-HD. The bigger, roomier version of the ultra high-end camper hits the market in 2016.
Earlier this year, we visited the company’s Colorado headquarters and got a few details about the XV-HD while on a factory tour with founder Bill Swails.
The EarthRoamer XV-HD will be “much larger,” Swails said, with “significantly more room for bigger families.”
Editor’s Note: The XV-HD was released in Oct. 2017. See the updated article below!
The XV-HD will be built on either the Ford F-650 or F-750 chassis. (The current model, the XV-LT, is build on the Ford F-550 chassis.)
The new chassis will allow EarthRoamer to carry upwards of 26,000 pounds, versus 19,500 pounds on the F-550. The XV-LT starts at about $280,000, with options bumping the price of many builds to well over $400,000.
The XV-HD will be even more costly, but with a healthy waiting list and high demand, we’re guessing EarthRoamer will be filling orders as fast as they can build these burly, American-made beasts.
The XV-HD was just debuted at the Overland Expo, and details are still few and far between.
Stay tuned as we follow the brand to learn more about this uber-engineered, pinnacle RV’s entry into the 2016 market.
See below for the company press release:
EarthRoamer Reveals First Look At F-650 XV-HD
DACONO, CO – May 18, 2015 – EarthRoamer, the world leader in Xpedition Vehicles, is known for building rigs that break all the rules of the traditional RV lifestyle. Their ruggedly self-sufficient expedition vehicles get you off the grid, away from crowded RV parks so you can explore remote areas in total luxury and comfort, without the need for propane or a noisy generator.
And now you can take the whole family. EarthRoamer is pleased to announce the expansion of their product line with the highly anticipated F-650 based XV-HD.
Designed to accommodate up to 8 people and boasting burly off-grid/off-road capabilities, the HD provides a much needed alternative for those looking to explore the back country without sacrificing space or amenities. EarthRoamer has been designing, building and perfecting the Xpedition Vehicle since 2002.
The current XV-LT model has been a huge success with 150 trucks on the road and a proven track record for performance and quality. With the XV-HD, EarthRoamer takes the luxury off-grid concept to new heights. Featuring massive solar arrays, a huge battery bank, 46” military tires, 200 gallons of fresh water, washer/dryer, and so much more all on a four wheel drive F-650 chassis, the HD is the ultimate adventure rig.
“The HD is our most innovative product yet,” says Tyler Tatro, President and COO of EarthRoamer. “It will utilize state-of-the-art construction and systems to bring comfort and functionality to the next level.”