Things are looking up! Luxury $400K Chinese RV features an expanding second floor complete with ELEVATOR
- China-built Maxus Life Home V90 Villa Edition costs $413,000
- The RV expands both upwards and outwards with slide-out walls and a powered pop-top extension that creates a sunroom on the second floor
- The 215 square feet of living space on the ground floor is extended by an additional 133 square feet in the rooftop sunroom
- Those traveling inside can reach the second floor via the use of a small elevator
An RV with two floors complete with an elevator to shuttle back and forth has been unveiled by Chinese automaker Maxus.
With travelers weary about staying in hotels or using public transport during the current pandemic, it could be the ideal time to purchase such a vehicle, although at $413,000 it doesn’t come cheap.
The highlight of the vehicle is the roof which extends upwards to reveal an entire second floor including a balcony on which people can step out and take in the view.
China-built Maxus Life Home V90 Villa Edition costs $413,000 but comes with a specially expandable roof
The RV expands both upwards and outwards with slide-out walls and a powered pop-top extension that creates a sunroom on the second floor
The sides of the RV also expand outwards from either side to create a spacious first floor
The rooftop expands to create a sunroom from which occupants can enjoy the view
Those traveling inside can reach the second floor via the use of a small elevator
The elevator is just large enough to accommodate one person at once as they ride to the top
The SAIC Maxus Life Home V90 Villa Edition RV, which was designed and built in China, and has a number of tricks up its sleeve to boost interior space of the vehicle by also using slide-out walls which expand when the Recreational Vehicle is parked up.
The ground floor provides 215 square feet of living space but once the powered pop-top is extended an additional 133 square feet can be enjoyed in the rooftop sunroom.
A spacious sleeping berth sits directly above the driver’s cab while in the back there’s even room for an L-shaped couch and a decent sized kitchen area which includes a stove and an oven.
There’s also a fridge and sink, while in the back, there is a bathroom with a shower.
The 215 square feet of living space on the ground floor is extended by an additional 133 square feet in the rooftop sunroom
Unfortunately, the vehicle is currently only sold in China so it won’t be in the US anytime soon
Expandable sides help to give the vehicle even more space when parked up
The vehicle has an L-shaped couch for travelers to spread out and relax during their journey
There’s also a fridge and sink, while in the back, there is a bathroom with a shower
The television is see-through to enable it to be used as a window should the user desire
LED lighting runs throughout activated by both touchscreen and voice activated controls.
The upstairs sunroom features wrap-around windows to give a panoramic view, but they are able to be electronically tinted using LCD technology.
Unlike other RV’s which may include an upper deck, there is no need to use ladder or stairs thanks to a working elevator.
Currently the vehicle is only available to be bought in China.
The upper deck also comes complete with a small step-out balcony to get some fresh air
The RV cannot be driven when the upper deck has been erected
Upstairs there is room for more seating with a some benches and a pop-up table
The RV allows the occupants to give themselves a room with a view every single day of the trip
The RV, as pictured in a promotional video from the vehicle
The RV looks far more ordinary when everything is packed away