Introduced to the
off-road world in mid-2003, the EARTHROAMER XV-LT is the most
technologically advanced expedition vehicle in the world. Built on
the beefy FORD F-450 chassis and powered by the proven Power Stroke
turbo-diesel engine, this combination provides everything the
wildest adventure seeker could want in an off-road expedition
EARTHROAMER XV-LT EXPEDITION VEHICLE
ORC staffers had the opportunity to follow along
over the past year as Earthroamer Founders, Michele Connolly and
Bill Swails, worked feverishly to put the long awaited first
EARTHROAMER XV-LT out for public consumption. And after hundreds of
hours of tremendous effort, the first XV-LT rolled out of the shop
and immediately onto the roads of America. It's been tested in
extreme environments and has passed with flying colors. Sleek,
comfortable and energy efficient, the XV-LT is the next generation
of outdoor recreational vehicles.
Utilizing the most efficient products available in
the world today, Earthroamer.com LLC has produced a magnificent
off-road machine built to travel in comfort on the roughest roads
and trails on planet Earth. Visit them at www.Earthroamer.com
|Travel to the most remote regions of the wilderness and relax
in the comfort of your own expedition vehicle. Complete with
granite counter tops, refrigerator/freezer and spacious sleeping
arrangements for four people. The Earthroamer XV-LT is full of
style and practicality.
|The interior is fitted with supple leather as only a land
yacht would be. The laminate composite shell is stronger than any
other expedition unit on the market, except for an M1 Abrams Tank.
The cabover is streamlined using aerodynamic engineering and has
held up to some serious off-road speed testing as conducted by
T-Rex Engineering of Valley Center, California. Without incident
the laminate composite shell has proven to handle the
For our first live look at the finished product we
met up with the EARTHROAMER founder, Bill Swails, who had the XV-LT
on display in Carlsbad, California at a CorporateJet Exhibition
located at the Palomar Airport.
The exterior of the expedition vehicle is sleek
and easy to maintain. As seen above, the full-size spare Goodyear
M/TR tire is mounted inside the rear wall for easy access. The
mounting system utilizes the stength in the rear wall, which is
backed with Carbon Kevlar, one of the strongest and lightest
materials available in the manufacturing market today.
Earthroamer XV-LT will
be on display at the International Sportsman Exposition held at the
Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona, California from January
8-12, 2004 - Visit Bill Swails and Michele Connolly for your
personal tour of the Earthroamer XV-LT Expedition
And ORC staffers were not surprised by the attention
to detail in this project. No doubt that this all-weather,
four-season and all road 4x4 vehicle was built with the idea of
land roving dirt eating yacht. Fitted with granite counter tops, a
king-sized overcab bed, convection oven, refrigerator, air
conditioner, LCD TV, marine grade electrical wiring and so much
more, the XV-LT leads all off-road expedition vehicles as the
benchmark of traveling in comfort in the most remote locations in
Being able to self-extricate your vehicle from
doom is one safeguard that off-road enthusiast do not take lightly.
Earthroamer has worked closely with industry professionals to
design this heavy-duty aluminum bumper backed by a 15,000 pound
electric winch. Be adventureous and travel safe!!!
Engineering provided the excellent suspension system on the
Earthroamer XV-LT using only the best in the industry, King Shock
technology. The remote reservoir shock is nitrogen charged and
custom-valved for the XV-LT to provide the best riding expedition
So you ask why is the EARTHROAMER the best
expedition vehicle in the market? Easy! Each custom built vehicle
is fitted with compact, energy efficient, solar power systems that
provide the highest degree of comfort while exploring the back
country roads, trails and rocks that makes adventure travel just
for some. The EARTHROAMER provides the utmost in comfort and
security when traveling off-road in the backcountry. EARTHROAMER
has utilized components that are second to none and have a proven
track record of use in the harsh environments of the outdoor world.
However, the EARTHROAMER XV-LT is not just for off-road travel.
Whether you are traveling the Alaskan-Canadian Highway or heading
to Florida for the winter, the EARTHROAMER XV-LT provides easy
driving along the roads of America.
Travel in comfort as you live your dreams on the
back roads of North America and more.
This luxury road yacht provides users with
unprecedented versatility, style, quality, and ease of operation.
Allowing you to explore freedom to go where ever you want, set up
camp at any location. Whether you're prodding along the beaches in
the heat of the Baja summer or the icy snow of the Yukon
Territories, the EARTHROAMER XV-LT provides complete comfort from
all weather conditions.
Available in several different configurations,
Earthroamer offers a variety of upgrades in all areas of this
As ORC staffers entered the spacious cab of the
XV-LT it was apparent that designer, Bill Swails, had created
something special in this vehicle. Exquisite leather accents the
interior cabinets and control panel to rival any RV ever
manufactured. The structural design is one-of-a-kind. Manufactured
from composite laminate and reinforced with carbon fiber, the cab
provides a very roomy interior comfortable enough for a family of
four to travel in exteme comfort or a pair of adventurers to live
together on the road during extended travels.