EarthCruiser goes to America
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1st February, 2013
The highly capable, all-terrain EarthCruiser is now available in the
United States, with the first unit already delivered by the company’s new US-based office in Bend, Oregon.
Managing Director of EarthCruiser Overland Vehicles, Lance Gillies, said that response to the vehicle, which has true
go-anywhere ability off-road and in difficult terrain, has more than justified the company’s entry into the American
With its specially designed soft ride/hard road suspension kit and super-single 36-inch Michelin XZL tyres, the
Earthcruiser is capable of negotiating long distance desert crossings, snow covered mountain trails and endless
kilometres of corrugated and rough outback roads in comfort. And when the travelling is over for the day, EarthCruiser
provides a hot shower, a cold drink from the fridge, and a comfortable bed for the night.
“We are already exporting EarthCruiser units to the Europe ...... and customers are travelling to remote locations
all over the globe,” said Lance Gillies.
“Current EarthCruiser owners include: wildlife photographers, hunters, surfers, rock climbers, adventure seekers,
and corporations needing 4x4 capable RVs. The vehicle is also in demand by Eco and Volunteer travelers who are delivering
medical supplies to remote locations, teaching children, repairing endangered reefs, and a wide variety of outreach
Engineering behind the Earthcruiser was developed from the world traveling experiences of the company’s founders. With
its powerful diesel engine, the EarthCruiser can be driven directly into a standard freight container and shipped
anywhere around the globe. It is capable of negotiating everything from long-distance desert crossings, snow covered
terrain, or miles of challenging rock covered off-road trails.
The “goat-like” capabilities result from its impressive ability to handle extreme front and rear departure angles when
off the road. The vehicle is built on a commercially proven, Mitsubishi Fuso 4x4 truck chassis, providing excellent
power-to-weight ratio and economical fuel consumption. The Fuso cab offers plenty of space and easy to read instruments,
while the position of the cab’s large windshield provides panoramic views and excellent visibility of approaching
Using design techniques from the yachting industry, the interior of this mobile adventure home is well appointed and
extremely functional. It is strategically designed using light colored, all-fibreglass cabinetry and large windows that
make the bright living area feel spacious. Quality appliances, hot and cold shower, toilet, ergonomic kitchen, plentiful
storage, and a full size double bed keep the explorers comfortable. The walls and roof are constructed from a
temperature-insulating and super-durable fiberglass composite.
For those who really want to get away, its solar panel system can sustain power for up to ten days and the vehicle is
fitted with the only water purification unit in the world that has been independently certified to meet world EPA health
EarthCruiser is based in Caboolture, Queensland.