Airstream has revealed its newest motorhome, and whilst you could consider modern “silver bullet” designs if you hear the identify, the 2022 Interstate 24X is an altogether extra rugged choice for these seeking to arrange camp off the crushed observe. Becoming a member of the corporate’s Class B vary, it’s primarily based on a Mercedes-Benz chassis however fully reimagined to take as much as six folks out into the wild.
It doesn’t simply look the half, both. There’s a 4×4 drivetrain as customary, utilizing the 3500 Sprinter chassis and a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 diesel engine with a 7-speed transmission. That has 188 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque, driving the six wheels shod with all-terrain rubber. It’s rated to tow as much as 5,000 kilos, and Mercedes’ regular security options reminiscent of adaptive cruise management, cameras, and lively brake help and lane-keeping help are customary.
There’s air trip suspension and a sophisticated energy system with two 100 Ah deep-cycle lithium batteries, a 30 amp vitality administration system, and a 2,000 watt energy inverter. To deal with solar energy, there’s each 300W of versatile, military-grade photo voltaic panels for the home batteries, and an extra 100W panel for the chassis battery. Moveable photo voltaic panel inputs have been fitted on each the curb and road sides of the Interstate 24X, to maximise flexibility when utilizing outboard arrays.
Inside, that flexibility continues. There’s seating for as much as six, and sleeping house for 2 folks. A big rear mattress has 4 potential configurations, together with one single mattress or twins, and there’s a strong kitchen countertop with sink and canopy, a 2-burner cooktop, and a 0.7 cu-ft microwave. Airstream additionally finds house for a 5.0 cu-ft 12V fridge with a 1.6 cu-ft freezer, plus there’s a 13,500 BTU quiet-series air conditioner.
For warmth and sizzling water, there’s a Hydronic Timberline Furnace and Scorching Water System, which Airstream says can deal with each harsh climates and excessive altitudes. There’s a heated moist tub, plus exterior wash stations on the facet and rear. It’s all managed by way of a touchscreen interface. The Interstate 24X can be prewired for Airstream Linked, with a built-in 5G antenna for cellular hotspot use.
The inside surfaces are trimmed in Ultraleather, and there’s a modular desk system with 4 mounts built-in into the ground plan. That may be changed into a cellular desk by pivoting the captains chairs round, or put in outdoors for meals prep or as a standing desk. A Cummins Onan 2.5 kW generator – with distant and automated begin – is included, too.
A powered patio awning with LED lighting is outdoors, whereas inside there’s LED activity and normal lighting. Airstream additionally suits a Bluetooth audio system with Resonado audio system. Choices embody leveling jacks, and a cockpit mattress equipment for extra sleeping house.
In all, the 2022 Interstate 24X must be simply as a lot at house as a cellular workplace as it’s for going tenting in off-the-beaten-path locations with out sacrificing consolation. It’s up for preorder now, with deliveries within the coming weeks, priced from $213,850 earlier than extras.