Airstream Interstate 24X 2022 Debuts As Luxury Mercedes Wilderness Camping


Road transport and campervan accommodation are two hot trends this summer. Famous for their travel trailers and luxury motorhomes, Airstream wanted to take part in this game.

Airstream has launched the Interstate 24X. This is a more rugged, off-road version of the Interstate 24 touring bus, ready to take a trip through the wilderness.

The base is a Mercedes Sprinter 3500 with a 170-inch wheelbase and 24-foot living space. It is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 turbo diesel engine producing 188 hp. and 441 Nm, which is transmitted to all four wheels via a 7-speed gearbox. This allows the van to tow up to 2268 kg with the included hitch.

The Interstate 24X is equipped with protective body liners, multiple light bars and containers, and all-terrain tires.

Inside, there are seating for six people and sleeping space for two people, and the large rear bed can be configured in four different ways: single bed, twin beds, twin in the front, or twin in the back. The kitchen includes a hard surface worktop with deep sink and lid, a two-burner hob, microwave and refrigerator. The van also has a heated wet tub, towel rack, mirror and shower curtain.

As for its electrical system, the 24X includes two 100Ah deep cycle Battle Born lithium batteries, a 30A power management system, a 2000W inverter, 300W flexible solar panels for home batteries, an optional 100W solar panel for the chassis battery, and solar controller with additional inputs for roadside and street portable solar panels. There is also a 2.5 kW Cummins Onan generator with remote and automatic start to keep everything running smoothly.

Other amenities include a Resonado speaker system with a Bluetooth-enabled home radio, 13,500 BTU air conditioning, Timberline water oven and hot water system, and outside car wash stations in the rear and side of the vehicle.

Prices for the Interstate 24X will start at $ 213,850. Dealers are already taking orders.

Read also that Loki Basecamp has announced a series of electric campers.