VW Transporter Doubleback

Overlander Motorhomes takes a stock 2.0TDI 140PS Long Wheelbase T5 van, then adds its patented DoubleBack pod package to create a home on wheels. While driving, the pod stays nestled inside the back of the vehicle, but once the driver stops and decides they’d like to stay some place, it electrically extends out of the rear in under 45 seconds at the push of a button, adding approximately 6.5-feet of useable interior space. Plus, there are two legs that fold out from the bottom of the pod to support up to 1,323-pounds. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

“T5 Transporters receiving the DoubleBack treatment also include an elevating roof, a fold-out double bed in the pod itself, a kitchenette, and other home-on-the-road features. It’s unclear how the interior of the van is affected when the pod is pulled in, although Overlander claims that one of its converted vans can accommodate either a driver and one passenger in captain’s seats, or a driver and two passengers if the bench seat option is selected by the buyer,” according to Gizmag.