James Baroud Evasion Evolution
The Evasion is a hard shell rooftop tent available from James Baroud. It features a fiberglass fortified polyester shell combined with a five (5) year warranty.
Internal dimension 140 cm x 198 cm x 145cm
A XXL version is avaliable with 160 cm x 224 cm x 145 cm for a extra cost, please contact us for details.
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The Evasion hard shell roof top tent offers a new way to look at camping and 4WD adventure holidays. With larger internal space the Evasion provides sleeping space for two adults and a child. In the event of hot weather the design of the Evasion allows for air to circulate freely through the tent through the screened windows and openings. A solar powered vent built into the upper hull creates extra ventilation. This unit even allows for the blades to be reversed turning it into an exhaust fan. Using this fan will help avoid condensation that may build up in the tent.
A clever alternative to bulky, traditional tents and a fantastic solution for 4WD touring, the Evasion roof top tent is an exciting new way to get a comfortable and secure sleeping space and create new freedom in the way you travel. There is ample storage inside with two removable storage pockets and a ceiling storage net. The tent also comes with a removable and rechargeable LED torch.
All James Baroud roof top tents fit to the roof bars of most vehicles and can be removed and stored when not needed and are covered by a 5 year guarantee on the fabric, hull and mechanism.
The Outer Shell
The outer shell of the Explorer utilizes fiberglass fortified polyester and is one of the thickest shells on the market. There are two air vents with dust filters to help improve air circulation and fight moisture build up. We’ve also incorporated aerodynamic ribs into the shell which help improve wind noise and fuel economy. These integrated ribs also strength the structure ensuring its tough enough for any adventure.
Durability & Weatherproof
No one wants to be caught in a storm while in a rooftop tent. Combine heavy rain with high winds – it makes even the toughest adventurers cringe. While we hope you never find yourself in the situation, you can sleep in confidence knowing that James Baroud tents are waterproof and tested upto 74mph (120Km/hr).
Automatic Opening & Closing
We promise you that not only is there no other tent that opens as easily and as quickly on the market today – but closes as well. Opening the tent is automatic and nearly effortless thanks four AL-KO struts that opens the tent automatically in 5 seconds. All you have to do is release the catches!
Closing the tent is nearly as easy – just close the top half of the shell by hand and the fabric sides are automatically drawn into the hull by the elasticized seam. Secure the latches and you’re done. All in all – it takes around 15-30 seconds to completely close and latch the top shell to the bottom and you’re ready to continue down the trail!
The canvas is dark gray made of six (6) aluminized coats that reflect the sun’s ray. This is critical as in warmer climates a rooftop tent without the ability to reflect heat and air ventilation will turn into an oven. The canvas is also UV resistant, 100% waterproof but allows air to circulate to resist mildew – a common occurrence with other materials in wet climates. All seams are doubled for the utmost ruggedness and are 100% watertight.
The inside of the canvas includes two removable pockets and a storage net on the ceiling. Three zipped canvas doors with a double slider are fitted with insect screens to keep those pesky bugs out. A window with an insect screen is integrated to the back door with an eave to protect from rain.
The mattress is made from a high density foam and comes with a heavy duty zipped cover. The mattress is 3″ thick.
The tent comes with a 15 high intensity LED indoor light which doubles as a removable rechargeable flashlight. All wiring is supplied with the tent. The flashlight has an unbreakable polycarbonate lens and a battery charge indicator.
If you’ve owned a rooftop tent or known someone who has; you know how hot a rooftop tent can get. You also know how one that stays on the roof may develop a mildew smell. Standard with James Baroud tents, it comes with an automatic and silent MCV (motorized controlled ventilation) which is powered by a 24 hour life battery which can be recharged by an integrated solar panel kit. This MCV has the capacity of 11.6 M3/mn (2905 UK gal/mn) and prevent all condensation and remove stored heat to avoid moisture and mould.
A second propeller is supplied with reverse blades to act as a fan. The fans are easily exchanged from inside the tent.