Called the AirTop, this strange pop-up tent is designed to be installed on top of a MINI Countryman. To be more specific, it’s stored inside a fiberglass shell, and then mounted to the crossover’s roof rails, while being securely installed in place via steel clamps. At night, simply releases three safety clasps, and the tent automatically raises up, thanks to four gas pressure springs. An aluminum ladder lets you easily climb inside. Continue reading for a video review, more pictures and information.
“The tent also has a battery-operated LED interior light, storage pockets, and 94cm (37 inches) of interior height. MINI says the AirTop features high-quality fabric outer walls which provide heat and noise insulation as well as making the tent rain proof. Elsewhere, there are two windows with mosquito netting to provide proper ventilation. The AirTop will be available in black or white in ‘keeping with the contrasting colors for roof and outside mirror caps for the new MINI Countryman.’ While it’s not as luxurious as the Mercedes Marco Polo, the tent is currently available to order and Italian pricing starts at $3,095,” reports Car Scoops.