Porsche is understood for its sports activities automobiles. However with the introduction of the Cayenne, Macan, and Taycan Cross Turismo, the German marque needs to show that it has an adventure-ready facet.
Extra so when it launched a roof tent that homeowners should purchase via Porsche Tequipment, the corporate’s division for authentic equipment and upgrades. The roof tent takes the form of a giant hardcase when not deployed and could be put in on the roof of Porsche autos.
On this case, the automaker showcases the brand new roof tent and its wild facet in a glamping expertise in California with the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo.
Glamping, which is a portmanteau of the phrases “glamorous” and “tenting,” is the very best phrase to explain this exercise. Past the luxurious cabin that the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo gives, the 210 x 130 centimeter (6.9 x 4.3 toes) roof tent has a high-density polyfoam mattress built-in. The tent can accommodate two grownups and can be utilized in all seasons.
The Taycan Cross Turismo glamping exercise went via Southern California’s rougher filth tracks. The in a single day tenting occurred on the wilder western sections of the Saddlerock Ranch – an expansive property that has been the setting for numerous music movies, ads, movies, and TV reveals.
The Porsche glamping exercise additionally noticed social media character, Brock Eager, tenting with the Taycan Cross Turismos. Recognized on Instagram as @996roadtrip, Eager has been recognized for his adventures and highway journeys together with his 996-generation Porsche 911 fitted with a roof tent.
“I’ve made a 3,000 mile highway journey loop and I’ve landed in Malibu within the mountains, tenting with Taycans with roof prime tents. I might have by no means dreamed that it might have gotten to this,” Eager commented.
The Porsche Tequipment roof tent sells for €4,980 or round $5,000 on the present alternate charges. The producer says the tent can’t be put in on GT, Cabriolet, and Targa fashions.