Vans, people carriers and small SUVs have become vehicles of choice for many looking for an economical, versatile way to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities and events. Two new drive-aways and a versatile tarp add even more choice to the OUTWELL ACTIVE COLLECTION, developed to address the demand from adventurous campervan owners for low weight, small packed size, performance vehicle awnings.
The latest designs are the ideal match for the outdoor lifestyle trend that includes micro adventures, overnight stays, touring and day trips Valuable living space and tailgate access protection allow campers to use the vehicle rear as a simple bedroom or kitchen without having to invest in a full spec campervan.
The ability to quickly erect private space in which to change, work, relax and shelter during day events extending comfort and convenience. Campers enjoy excellent weather protection from the tried and tested Outtex 3000 Select polyester fabric, enhanced by alloy poles, storm web tapes and the Outwell Wind Stabiliser System that provides a correctly secured awning stability in up to Force 10 storms.
Guyline retainers and a choice of methods to secure to the vehicle while allowing unhindered access highlight Outwell features developed by a team that understands life outdoors. Large mesh windows with waterproof curtains help circulate air to reduce condensation in relevant models.
Designed for smaller units like the Citroën Berlingo or VW Caddy, the new Dunecrest builds on the popular Sandcrest models to offer a drive-away version that’s fast and easy to attach and detach for freedom to travel from a base. The Dunecrest delivers rear living space with a detachable groundsheet thanks to ingenious connection to the rear wheels and rear passenger grab handles.
This Vehicle Attachment System keeps vehicle side doors clear of obstruction from guylines while allowing the tailgate or barn door to be used or locked shut with the awning in situ. A large mesh window with waterproof curtain, located in the front door, provides ample ventilation while protecting from rain. This door can also be used as a sun canopy using optional king poles.
The new Shalecrest drive-away awning free-standing design is ideal for hard surfaces. It attaches to the vehicle using an Outwell Link Access Zone to provide side doors opening onto an area where wet clothes and muddy boots can be left before entering the living space. It features large mesh windows with zip-closed waterproof curtains to extend ventilation options.
All window and fabric doors can be fully removed for panoramic views and are interchangeable to tailor location to suit needs. The addition of the HookTrack System in the living area allows lights and small items to be conveniently suspended where needed and a sewn-in groundsheet protects the living area.