Staff, 2022-12-15 07:15:00,
It started in Stuttgart. Engineers at Porsche, one of the most respected German automakers in the industry, set upon the task of devising a rooftop tent (RTT) option, ostensibly, to provide outdoor enthusiasts with an overland opportunity. As road trip travel continues to trend, it does make sense that automakers are providing rooftop tents for adventuresome travelers, usually seen on rugged trucks and SUVs.
One thing led to another, and now the awkward looking contraption has been designed for Porsche 911 models. In short, one of the most iconic sports cars ever can be fitted with a tent. Let that sink in. Porsche announced the news of its new overland offering Sept. 8, 2022, sharing images from their Porsche Roof Tent Experience. In this one, a very happy camper is pictured smiling wide because he was chosen for the 2022 Experience, and, of course, because he is sitting a top a 911 Carrera AG in a tent.
Showing Off Taycan Turbo S Rigged With A Roof Tent
Porsche was not alone at the RTT rodeo. At the influential Los Angeles Auto Show this fall, many car brands were already there. Jeep, Ford, and Subaru showcased one of their 2023 models rigged with an RTT. Conspicuous among the myriad of automotive displays showcased at the annual Los Angeles Convention Center extravaganza was the Porsche campout set up. Surely causing many a double-take, Porsche’s display featured the new electric Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo topped with a tent. It…
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