Based on the M1078 Standard Cargo Truck, which specializes in transporting cargo and soldiers, this high-tech home on wheels is anything but normal. This couple managed to transform the M1078 into mobile living space for just $37,000, and that includes acquiring the truck. Step inside, and you’ll see light wood floors illuminated by LED light accents, a bed that can be stored in the ceiling during the day, a full bathroom with shower. Read more for a video tour and additional information.
Roof-mounted solar panels charge the lithium-ion batteries, and provide enough power for days, which is especially important during the summer and winter months when the air conditioning / heater are constantly being used. The truck is powered by a Caterpillar-sourced diesel engine, which sends power to a full-time four-wheel-drive system that can go anywhere, literally.