Evasion Evolution


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The compact model in the range, the Discovery hard shell, rooftop tent offers all the features of the larger models in a versatile and easy to manage size.

If you’ve ever erected a tent think about the amazing 5 second set up time for the Discovery… Just release the catches and let the AL-KO struts raise the upper hull, automatically expanding the tent space as it goes.

When it’s time to pack up, the upper hull is easily drawn down by hand while the fabric sides are drawn into the hull by the elasticized seam. Secure the latches and your done… 15 secs and your on the road again. It just doesn’t get any easier!

Completely waterproof and wind tested to 120Km/hr, for when the weather turns nasty. No one wants to be caught on the roof of their car in a bad storm in anything less.

All openings and doors are completely screened against insects and you sleep on a high density foam mattress supplied with it’s own cover. Your cosy space has map pockets in the side and ceiling with internal lighting supplied by a rechargeable LED torch.

A folding ladder attaches to the lower hull and allows easy access to the tent, while the ladder’s specially designed, telescoping legs adjust to the movement of the vehicle as you enter and leave.

They really have thought of everything.

So, for a cosy weekend getaway with that someone special, a fishing trip, surfing safari or a very clever, lightweight alternative for extended touring, the Discovery Evolution roof top tent ticks all the boxes.

And of course, being tested in the Paris to Dakar Rallies it’s ideally suited for extreme 4WD adventuring. Compared to other rooftop tents, the compact size of the Discovery reduces the height profile of your vehicle, allowing you access to those special, hidden 4WD locations.

Being a James Baroud product you also get the comfort of a world class European build quality 
all backed by a 5 year guarantee.

Discovery Specifications


Wind resistance of the tent when opened: 120 km/hr
Reinforced upper and lower hull with stainless steel fittings
2 x ALKO supporting gas struts
2 x adjustable safety catches to secure closed
2 x built-in aluminium rails to attach the hull onto the roof racks
6 x mounting brackets for attaching to roof bars
Fabric secured to hulls by cable fitted into recessed groove
2 x air inlets with dust proof system
2 x fixing points for the ladder on the hull
1 x aluminium ladder (and storage cover), with sliding action to follow vehicle movement
1 x removable and rechargeable LED torch


3 x door openings with mosquito netting, zipper and Velcro fastening
1 x window opening built-into the back door, with mosquito netting and rain awning
Top quality double stitched, aluminised polyester fabric. (6 x ISO ratings)
Stitched-in elastic drawstring around the tent retracts the fabric when stowing
High density foam mattress with zipped cover. ( 3 x ISO ratings)
6 x fabric coatings, reflects the sun rays, anti UV, non perishable, 100% waterproof and breathable
2 x removable storage pockets
1 x ceiling storage net


2 x auxiliary tail lights
Colour of hull
Thermal insulation, gain up to 6 degrees in winter conditions


5 years guarantee on fabric, hull and mechanism
Traceability with the serial number