Turtle Model

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Extreme Capability With An Attitude!The Turtle Model is a true Expedition Vehicle, constructed of the same Structural Composite Sandwich body panels which are standard on our larger world travel vehicles, but configured at an entry-level price.

The Turtle Model is engineered to be mounted on a Ford F-450/F-550,     Dodge 4500/5500, International TerraStar, or Mitsubishi Fuso FG-4×4

Chassis / Cab Options Vary Based on Model

Some of the most common options are:

  • Off-Road Wheel Package: Michelin 285/70R19.5 (35″) on Hutchinson Aluminum 19.5″ Wheels with Bead Locks
  • Premium Off-Road Wheel Pkg: Continental or Michelin 335/80R-20 Tires (41″) on Hutchinson Aluminum Military Spec 20″ Wheels with Bead Lock Inserts; Includes “Wide-Cover” Front Fender Flares and 6″ Suspension Lift
  • Heavy Duty Aluminum Front Bumper and Optional 18,000# Electric Winch
  • Aluminum Roof Rack with LED Light-bar
  • LED Off-Road Driving Lights






Turtle Body Specifications

  • Body Dimensions – Length 13’ 3’’, Width 92’’ – (Turtle XL is 12″ Longer = 14′ 3″
  • Turtle Body Construction: SCS-Structural Composite Sandwich panels. Closed-cell foam insulation with reinforcement, sandwiched between interior fiberglass reinforced polyester
  • Rear of body squared off for maximum storage
  • Tire Mount on Rear of Body, manual operation
  • Storage Doors (L&R) to access under-bed storage area
  • Entrance Door with Integrated Window / Blind System
  • LED Light above door with motion sensor
  • Seitz® windows with integrated Blinds and Mosquito Screens. Acrylic dual paned windows – Not scratch proof or sound proof, but a good entry level option. Qty 4
  • Dometic® Opening Skylight with Integrated Blinds and Mosquito Screen

Turtle Body Options

  • Turtle XL Length – 14’3″
  • Turtle Expedition Body painted to match truck color
  • Full Body Graphics Package
  • Cab to Cabin Access
  • Locking Cab-to-Cabin Door
  • Electric Lift for Rear Spare Tier Carrier
  • Natura™ Opening Wall Panel, 52″ Wide, Opens 90° for optimal panoramic views
  • Premium Armor Vision™ Windows of Dual-Paned Glass with integrated shades and insect screens.  Built especially for Expedition Vehicles. Excellent thermal properties and noise filtering, dual steel locking points and scratch proof.  Flush mount with outside wall and may be painted to match the Turtle body.
  • Additional Skylights or Windows
  • Motorcycle Lift or Bike Rack
  • Awning, 12v Motorized

Turtle Interior

Interior Dimensions

  • Length: 12′ 10″ (3912mm) – Turtle XL Option = 13′ 10″ (4216mm)
  • Width: 87″ (2210mm)
  • Height: 6′ 7″ (2006mm)

Kitchen / Galley

  • Laminate cabinets with laminate surface
  • Positive locking-latch equipped drawers & doors
  • Stainless Steel Sink with Single Lever Faucet
  • Cooktop: Single Burner InductionArmor Vision Window in Natura Opening Wall-web
  • Refrigerator (3.2 cu/ft) / Freezer Combination (.4 cu/ft)
  • Convection Microwave with Grill, Bake and Roast (1.2 cu/ft)
  • Upper Cabinets


  • 2 Person Dining Booth or Sofa Lounge
  • Converts into auxiliary sleeping area
  • Storage inside both booth benches
  • 120v and USB outlets

Bed Area

  • Premium Inner Spring Mattress (54″ x 80″)
  • (Turtle-XL allows for queen mattress, (60″ x 80″)
  • Upper cabinets above foot of Bed area
  • 12v and USB outlets1-469-web

Wash Room

  • Wet Bath with Stainless Steel Sink and Shower
  • Thetford® Cassette Swivel Toilet
  • Teak Medicine Cabinet with Mirror

Interior Finishes

  • Cabinets – Laminate 
  • Countertops & Table – Laminate
  • Flooring – Commercial Vinyl
  • Walls – White Washable surface 1-451-web
  • Dining Booth – Fabric or Ultra Leather

Interior Options

  • Refrigerator Upgrade to 2-Drawer Stainless (Refrig 3.7 cu/ft, Freezer 2.7 cu/ft)
  • Cooktop Upgrade to Webasto® Diesel
  • Hardwood Cabinets – Oak, Bamboo, Alder, Beech, Cherry
  • Countertops of Solid Surface
  • Extra Upper Cabinets
  • Bunk Bed, stowed at ceiling
  • Leather or Custom Dining Cushions

Utilities and Technical


  • Marine Grade Wiring with Watertight Connections
  • Control Center for Systems Management and MonitoringBed-Dining-Web
  • 120v/60Hz AC and 12v DC Electrical System with 120v and USB Outlets
  • 120v/60Hz Shore Power Connection
  • 2000w Inverter/Charger – 120v/60Hz
  • 400w Solar – High Efficiency 200 Watt PV Module, 2 ea
  • 510Ah Lifeline AGM Batteries, 2 @ 255Ah ea
  • Voltmeter for Control of Battery Charge Level
  • Marine Grade Cabin Lighting: Energy efficient LED


  • Webasto® Dual-Top Diesel Air Furnace & Water Heater.  Variable from 5,100 to 13,300 BTU
  • Exhaust Fan with temperature settings & rain sensor

Water Supply / Plumbing

  • 45 gallons Fresh Water Supply (170 liter), Thermally protected from freezing
  • Water Pump – Variable Speed, 4.5 gpm (17 lpm)
  • 18 gallon (68 liter) Gray Water
  • PEX Water Piping Installed Within the Cabin Envelope

Utility and Technical Options….

  • 9,000 BTU Air Conditioner
  • Onan® QD3200 Quiet Diesel Generator – 3200 watts of power in a special sound-controlled housing provides ample power for Air Conditioning with some to spare
  • Optional Inverter for BOTH 120v and 230v power with additional outlets.
  • World Charger to allow for battery charging from non-120v power
  • Additional 200w Solar Panels & AGM Battery Storage
  • Lithium-Ion Batteries (1 replaces 3 AGM Batteries)Dodge Turtle in Snow (1) copy
  • Cold Weather Package: Webasto® Thermo-90 Hydronic Heater, variable to 28,000 BTU. Provides Thermostatically controlled forced air heater, Hot Water, and Pre-heats the Engine for cold weather starts
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Wall Mounted LED HDTV, 12v on Adjustable Wall Mount
  • Mobile Audio System: CD/DVD & AM/FM Radio, USB, Bluetooth Sound Bar
  • Additional Fresh Water Storage to 90 gallons
  • Exterior Shower • Hot and Cold Water – Stainless steel marine grade
  • Microbiological Water Purifier
  • Additional Exhaust Fan


Base Price: $ 179,000 USD + Truck Chassis

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