EarthRoamer SX is for large, in-charge and non-network life
SEMA witnessed a pile of land construction, every automaker there has a pickup or SUV or van in their lineup showcasing at least one rig to get off the grid , usually more. As good as many of them are, there’s only so much that can be done to turn the average everyday driver into a portable hotel room. Then there’s EarthRoamer, a Colorado-based company that’s been manufacturing specialized landers on medium chassis since 1998. bring their new SX model to Las Vegas, an upgraded version of The LTi model that the company introduced in June of this year, and built on a different chassis. The company that has put its houses on wheels in history Fords like the F-550, that’s what the LTi sits on. SX for the first time represents a Chevrolet got the job, a 2023 Silverado 5500 serves as the shoulder beast, a 6.6 liter Duramax diesel oil with 350 horsepower and 700 pound-feet of torque at its heart.
The burden carried is a vacuum formed carbon fiber Shell with sleek furniture hides tons of gadgets, can sleep six. There is a 120-gallon freshwater and a 55-gallon gray water tank. A 1,600 watt rooftop solar array fills an 18,000 Wh . lithium-ion battery the battery Bank. In areas where there isn’t enough sunlight, visitors can plug in a 30 amp onshore power source or let the motor charge the backup battery and run the devices via an inverter/charger. You won’t find propane and no generators here. Two fuel tanks hold 100 gallons of diesel, and an estimate energy saving 9 to 12 miles per gallon, the SX can go about 1,000 miles when full, depending on the terrain. Pilot no need to slow down either, EarthRoamer redesigned the suspension on the LTi to increase top speed to 81 mph. High-speed runs and rough stuff at slow speeds will reduce fuel economy, but with all-wheel drive and 43-inch mil-spec Goodyear tires on grained rims, the SX will only be stopped by diesel engine it is left with and any size. limitations.
The dining area seats six and converts to a California King after-dinner or up to four bunk beds. The dry bathroom has a rainfall showerhead and a tape toilet with two 5-gallon cassettes. Decorative materials include maple cupboards, cedar wardrobes, leather seats, granite countertops, stainless steel sinks, transparent machined latches and memory foam cushions. Washer and dryer are optional.
With a GVWR of 23,500 pounds, buyers don’t need a special endorsement license to drive the 34-foot SX. Prices start at $995,000 and go up to around $1.1 million.