WEEKENDER CAMPER VAN

Our Weekender Model

A Minimalist’s Camper with Maximum possibilities

The Weekender takes its name from some of the earliest campers designed. It provides a perfect weekend getaway with just the essentials while leaving ample open interior space for larger toys like bikes, surfboards, and skis.  Our Weekender model has the same low profile aerodynamic roomy poptop,  rear convertible seat/bed system, spacious under seat drawers, rear box and interior/exterior table as our iconic ENVY model.  

 

The Recon Weekender leaves a semi-blank slate for custom storage solutions.  It is wide open between the sliding doors leaving room for two floor mounted front wheel off bike racks.  There is 11" to 14" wide space next to the seat/ bed leaving room for a portable fridge, portable toilet, one bike (wheels on), surfboards up to 6'3", large luggage, backpacks, duffel bags, cooler, etc. 

 

If you are the DIY type and love extra storage but don't want the exact layout of our ENVY, the Weekender provides a great platform to add your own creations.  From rear slide out kitchens complete with portable coolers or DC fridges, to simple extra storage with cushions on top for a wider bed. Your imagination is the only limit!

New for 2021: The Weekender is now pre-wired to run the lights off a portable power station which can be mounted behind the driver seat.  You can charge your power station off Nissan's 12 volt socket while driving. Depending on the capacity of your power station you can run a small portable fridge, charge laptops and other small 110 volt devices. 

 

This camper offers maximum flexibility for a comfortable escape to the great outdoors.

Grab your gear and get outside!

 

Weekender Starting from $21,500

*price does not include base vehicle

NEW SLEEK POPTOP

We completely redesigned every part of our poptop.  The new fiberglass poptop  is manufactured to balance strength and weight with custom resin-infused honeycomb composite technology. The new super low-profile shape has been designed for more clearance and a stealth sleek look.

PREMIUM + EFFICIENT

The Weekender under seat drawers and rear storage chest are made from our durable, premium, ultra-scratch resistant wood and laminate in a classic gloss grey finish. Industrial wood laminate flooring and trim-panels are installed over additional layers of acoustic and thermal insulation. Ample floor space provides endless gear storage and DIY layouts.

STANDING ROOM

Our poptop tents are the tallest in the industry at over 40” tall inside the upper bunk providing plenty of room to sit up and move around.  When the bedboard is lifted, you'll have over 7 feet of standing room. Our poptops transform a nimble compact van into a spacious camper. We increased the size of the 3 tent windows, now they can open fully or screened for maximum airflow and views.

Our tents feature first in the industry zipper attachment systems for quick removal.  Now tent repairs or replacements are a simple DIY job rather than our competitors’ more-permanent, bolted-down + glued tent system which can cost thousands to remove to repair or replace.

REAR SEAT/ BED

Recon Campers' 2 person in vehicle safety tested custom rear bench seat folds flat into a 42" wide x 72" long lower bed, and can also be set up as a forward or rear facing lounger.

Multi-density foam with a honeycomb breather layer keeps you comfortable and cool when sleeping.  (portable fridge not included)

AWNING/MOVIE SCREEN

All our awnings have custom black powder coated cases for durability and a sleek clean look. What’s more, the canopy material can be dropped vertically, doubling as a movie screen for portable projectors

MAGNETIC WINDOW COVERS

Standard on all ENVY and Weekender builds, our custom 9 layer radiant, thermal, acoustic magnetic window covers provide black-out privacy, thermal, and sound regulation

Weekender Detailed Specifications

Standard Features

Poptop

  • New fiberglass poptop balances strength and weight with custom resin-infused closed mold honeycomb composite technology

  • Super low-profile shape has been designed for more clearance and a stealth sleek look

  • Quick Change zipper attachment system for quick tent removal for DIY efficient repair/replacement

  • Maintenance free, full stainless steel hinges with solid stainless steel rivets

  • Dimming LED interior lighting with on/off switch in the pop top

  • All our poptops are painted with the highest quality automotive paint ensuring your poptop years of a beautiful gloss finish

  • Upper bedboard system with gas-spring assisted lift allows for maximum standing room when you’re not using the upper bed

  • Upper bed is 40” wide x 83” long with a 350 lbs weight limit

  • Our poptop loft area measures 40” tall above the Nissan roof line at the highest point, and with bedboard lifted, over 7 feet of standing room

  • Three large tent windows, fully-screened and fully-opening

  • Roof rack tracks integrated into pop-top compatible w/ most major crossbar + rack systems

Rear Bench Seat/ Lower Bed

  • Convertible rear bench seats 2 adults or 2 children with LATCH child seat attachments. Converts to a bed measuring 42-44” wide x 72” long

  • Smart configuration and construction means contoured foam for the seated-side, and on the sleeping side, a true mattress foam with a ¼” honeycomb breather layer to keep you cool while you sleep

  • Bed can be positioned as a chaise or lazy-boy lounge facing forward or backwards making our bed system the most versatile in the world

  • Cantilevered design means no storage space lost when in bed configuration – gear in the rear now fits under the bed.  This is a huge advantage over a "rock and roll" style bed which doesn't allow for any storage under the front of the bed

Comfort + Convenience

  • Opening + screened slider-door windows so you can enjoy fresh air while driving or at camp

  • Thermal + acoustically optimized custom trim panels wrapped with premium, stain resistant, ultra-durable fabric that can be wiped clean

  • Eco-friendly acoustic and thermal insulation fit into all wall cavities behind panels, non off gassing, made from recycled plastic

  • Thermal and acoustically insulated wheel-wells and under-flooring

  • Reflective, radiant, and thermally insulated reversible magnetic, black-out window covers keep van cool in the summer and cozy in the winter

  • Industrial strength wood laminate floor

  • Portable 12,000BTU butane stove with carrying case (butane not included)

Comfort + Convenience

  • Premium Italian poplar lightweight ply and ultra-durable scratch resistant high-gloss laminate

  • Full gloss inside and out for durability and easy of cleaning

  • Thick PVC edgebanding with super high temperature adhesive for long lasting durability

  • Premium stainless and metal hardware slides, latches, and hinges

  • Matching portable table with inside and outside table rail mounts

Storage (all units are inches)

  • Two under seat drawers with easy-access over-travel slides

    • 10.5W X 21D X 7.5H

    • 15.4W X 21D X 7.5H

  • Rear Chest

    • 24WX 11D X 9H

  • Top of rear box when seat is forward and back part down (this is your huge bag or toy storage area)

    • 44W X 28D X 30H

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