EarthCruiser XPR440 Mercedes-Benz Unimog U430 4WD Motorhome

EarthCruiser Explorer XPR440 4WD Motorhome

EarthCruiser Motorhomes sit at the premium end of the 4WD Motorhome market. These vehicles can take their occupants far from the beaten track for sometimes months at a time.

According to EarthCruiser, who are obviously proud of their product, when you match the best off road vehicle in the world with the best all-terrain motorhome you create a go-anywhere luxurious and reliable product.

2018 Earthcruiser Explorer XPF440

The 4WD Motorhome we are talking about is in the form of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog and the EarthCruiser ultimate expedition vehicle.

For 2018, EarthCruiser has released its most advanced expedition model based on the Mercedes-Benz Unimog U430.

With 300hp of German engineering to carry the EarthCruiser Explorer XPR440, the combination of these two leading manufacturers is stunning.

This combination has produced a level of exploration superiority that can literally take a family to experience the tour of a lifetime, and bring them back safely to civilisation.

2018 Earthcruiser Explorer XPF440

Proven in use by Defence Forces throughout the world, the Mercedes-Benz Unimog features Variopilot.

This unique process allows a change between left and right hand drive, moving the steering wheel and pedals in under 30 seconds.

The result is that you have ultimate safety, vision and control no matter where your journey takes you.

Shipping your Unimog EarthCruiser between countries is also easy with the use of container rims.

With a fuel range of up to 3500 km, the Unimog EarthCruiser is available with manual or automated manual transmissions.

2018 Earthcruiser Explorer XPF440

When negotiating severe off road tracks the approach, departure and ramp over angles give Explorer XPR400 amazing access, which can be improved yet further at the request of the buyer.

The EarthCruiser Explorer is available in two versions, the XPR440 with its overall length of 4.4m and the XPR380, which at an overall length of 3.8m provides sufficient space to rear mount a motor cycle.

The EarthCruiser Explorer is a purpose built 4×4 all-terrain Expedition Motorhome, with chassis-mounted tank capacity for 860 litres of water and 800 litres of fuel.

Dependent on the intended severity of the terrain, weatherproof options are available to cater for extreme cold (-40degreesC) in Arctic conditions as well as extreme heat.

2018 Earthcruiser Explorer XPF440

Systems controls of up to 140 functions are managed via an IPAD touch screen and customers can select their ideal specification from an inventory that includes:

  • run-flat tyres,
  • central tyre inflation and deflation systems,
  • tyre pressure monitoring systems and
  • a four point hydraulic jacking system that raises a tyre and rim assembly off the ground when a change is required.

2018 Earthcruiser Explorer XPF440

Standard safety and performance features include:

  • four wheel coil spring suspension with disc brakes,
  • ultra-low off road gear ratio selection,
  • heated tanks,
  • batteries,
  • pumps and water supply,
  • a 212 litre capacity fridge/freezer plus secondary 68 litre fridge freezer,
  • front and rear mounted 24 Volt electric winches, each rated at 20,000lbs,
  • seating for five (including the driver),
  • queen-sized bed or twin bed options,
  • two sky-beds,
  • a 240 Volt exterior mounted BBQ,
  • together with chain saw and axe.

2018 Earthcruiser Explorer XPF440

In addition to the standard inclusion of telematics with satellite tracking and monitoring, vision from five externally mounted cameras provide 45 days recording in real time, which may be viewed globally.

The EarthCruiser range is available in a variety of formats and sizes to suit specific requirements, together with a choice of host cab chassis from manufacturers that include Mercedes-Benz, IVECO and Fuso.

EarthCruiser Unimog 4WD Motorhome
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Summary

For 2018, EarthCruiser has released its most advanced expedition model based on the Mercedes-Benz Unimog U430. With 300hp of German engineering to carry the EarthCruiser Explorer XPR440,

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, many years ago. He has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive.

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