The V6 GMC Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX will take you as far off the grid as possible

A hermit’s dream truck
by Drei Laurel | Aug 30, 2021
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Do you ever get the feeling that you’d be better off just leaving everything behind? Perhaps daydreaming about throwing all of your belongings into the back of a pickup truck, and driving as far away as possible from work, bills, and the obligations of civilized life in search of, well, anything else?

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Yes? Well, snap out of it. Living off the grid is a lot harder than you think. If, however, you’re seriously considering going full hermit, GMC has a new concept car that might help inspire you to make the jump.

Revealed at Overland Expo Mountain West 2021, the GMC Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX concept is a V6-powered truck with 10 extra inches of ground clearance capable of taking anyone as far off the grid as vehicularly possible.

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It comes equipped with off-road protection panels, a heavy-duty front bumper, integrated recover points, front and rear electronic locking differentials, and a spare tire swivel. Speaking of tires, this concept gets 33-inch BFGoodrich KM3 Mud-Terrains wrapped around 17-inch AEV Crestone wheels. That height endows it with a 32.1-inch water-fording depth, too.

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Other add-ons include a stainless-steel truck bed, a roof-mounted tent, extra jerrycans, a truck-bed storage system that comes with drawers, a cooler, and a kitchenette, as well as solar panels for charging on the go.

Not bad, but again, this is still just a concept vehicle. But hey, if you have a pickup of your own, perhaps you can draw inspiration from this when you finally decide to build your own overlanding truck. So, are you ready to chase the dream?

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