Eat. Sleep. Van.

A van with few compromises

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Planned Features

  • Solar Panels

    Immense Solar Power

    A 24V power system, more typical for a small home than a campervan. 900W of solar panels. 2400W inverter. Combined grid and battery power.

  • Lithium-Ion Batteries

    Advanced Lithium-Ion Battery

    Using a lithium nickel oxide chemistry, as found in electric vehicles. Lightweight and small, but with almost unbeatable energy density. Safer than traditional cobalt lithium-ion.

  • Home Entertainment System

    Home Entertainment System

    Say goodbye to small RV TVs and say hello to large modern energy effecient television. Playstation and hifi sound system will entertain on those rainy days.

  • Electric Blanket

    Home Luxuries

    Heated towel rail & electric blankets. No more cold wet towels. Sleep cosy.

  • Heater

    Super Effecient Diesel Heating

    Keep the van toasty for only 0.1L/hour. Diesel hot water heating compliments solar heating, which kicks on once the batteries are full.

  • Internet

    4G Internet and Wifi

    Hundreds of gigabytes of data on the road. Just like home.

  • LED Lighting

    Voice Controlled Lighting

    Home automation comes to a van, with Apple's Homekit. Control everything from your phone, with your finger or your voice, anywhere in the world. Or use a lightswitch.

  • Camera

    Security System

    Alerts if anyone breaks into the van directly on your phone. Check live cameras inside and outside the van.

  • Cooking

    Full Cooking Facilities

    Gas oven with 3 burner cooktop, complimented by a portable induction cooktop.

  • Fridge/Freezer

    Domestic Sized Fridge/Freezer

    Using digital compressor technology, this fridge outperforms typical smaller RV fridges, keeps food at the right temperature, and is super energy effecient.

Progress on Instagram