A $50,000 camper that turns the Tesla Cybertruck into an RV

a rendering of the back of the cyberlandr on the cybertruck at a soccer game

Chatter about Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck has subsided since its unveiling in late 2019, but that’s not stopping designers from imagining its potential uses.

FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the Cybertruck at the TeslaDesign Studio in Hawthorne, Calif. The cracked window glass occurred during a demonstration on the strength of the glass.Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/File Photo

This includes Lance King, the CEO of Stream It, a software and artificial-intelligence company that’s now pivoting to create attachments that can turn Cybertrucks into a pop-up tiny homes on wheels.

the exterior of the Cyberlandr
Yes, you read that right. A tech company is now making pickup-truck campers, or “CyberLandrs.”
a rendering of the cyberlandr next to an outdoor chair in the forest
The production of Tesla’s infamous Cybertruck might have been pushed back from 2021 to 2022, but that’s not stopping Stream It from “ramping everything up,” King told Insider.
Tesla Cybertruck and Cyberquad.
King first thought of the idea when he was preordering a Cybertruck and realized no existing RV or camper would be compatible with the futuristic truck’s body.
the exterior of the Cyberlandr fully deployed

The RV industry “hasn’t innovated in 50 years,” King said. “They’re not going to get a stroke of genius and create a new RV. And I thought, ‘Who could do it?'”

the exterior of the Cyberlandr

King says the answer is his Stream It team.

a rendering of the back of the cyberlandr on the cybertruck at a soccer game

“The only company I can think of that could do that is my company,” King said. “We’ve got the software developers; we’ve got the AI; and we’re really creative. We wanted it to be a Tesla-like experience even when you were in a RV.”

the exterior of the Cyberlandr

According to King, a “true Tesla level RV” needs strong software that’s capable of artificial intelligence and yearly updates, similar to Tesla’s vehicles.

a rendering of a cybertruck in a field

So toward the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the face of potential layoffs, King decided to put his team to work designing the CyberLandr.

a rendering of the kitchen

Before this project, the company had never worked in the RV industry, though many team members enjoy overlanding, camping, and RVing.

a rendering of the stairs of the Cyberlandr unfurling down

King says this inexperience with RVs is actually a “massive strength.”

a rendering of a deployed Cyberlandr

“Tesla would never have been able to reinvent the car had they been in the car business,” King said. “Just being in that changes your field of vision. We think it was necessary to not be in the RV industry to create a truly new and unique product.”

a rendering of the entry door into the camper

So far, the investment is paying off.

a rendering of the Cyberlandr in a field.

The camper was an instant success upon its unveiling in early April, according to the company.

a rendering of a four-image collage showing the camper of the Cyberlandr being deployed upwards

To prove potential market success, the company’s goal was to have 100 to 200 interested customers within the first month. Instead, it saw 1,000 buyers, it said.

a rendering of two chairs in the living room

According to King, the Cyber:andr team has already hit more than $80 million in preorders, and it’s still recording daily sales, which Insider confirmed.

a rendering of the bed being deployed

It’s even received a one-word stamp of approval from Elon Musk, who called a video of the CyberLandr “cool” in early July.

the exterior of the Cyberlandr

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