The Bush Company DX27 Clamshell RTT

1 In stock

The DX27 Clamshell Rooftop Tent uses The Bush Company’s world renowned extruded aluminium frame combined with a high quality canvas to deliver an ideal camping and touring solution.

Key Features

  • Aluminium extruded frame with stainless steel fittings.
  •  420g (+/- 10%) polyester rip stop canvas.
  • External Length: External Frame 2.25m /7′ 4.6″ (2.32m / 7′ 7″ inc hinges & handles).
  • External Width: External 1.4m (4′ 7.1″), 1.45m (4′ 9″) including gas struts.
  • Height (exterior, closed): 278mm (10.94″) including roof rails and base extrusions.
  • Max Height (interior, headroom open): 1.4m (4′ 7″).
  • Mattress: Length 2.13m / 7′, Width 1.28m / 4′ 7″, Thickness 70mm / 2.76″.
  • Weight: Approximately 94Kg (207lbs) excluding telescopic ladder.
  • 2.6m Telescopic ladder, second ladder mount and universal fitting kit/brackets supplied as standard.



The DX27 Clamshell Rooftop Tent was designed and manufactured in South Africa and brings together The Bush Company’s many years of experience in aluminium fabrication. From The Bush Company’s first hand experience in touring/camping the DX27 is an innovative product that sets new benchmarks in quality, practicality and reliability.

Whether you are looking for your first rooftop tent or upgrading your existing setup, the DX27 Clamshell Roof Top has a number of unique features that will leave you knowing that you made the right choice.

Product Specifications

  • External Length: External Frame 2.25m /7' 4.6" (2.32m / 7' 7" inc hinges & handles)
  • External Width: External 1.4m (4' 7.1"), 1.45m (4' 9") including gas struts
  • Height (exterior, closed): 278mm (10.94") including roof rails and base extrusions
  • Max Height (exterior, open): 1.45m (4' 9")
  • Max Height (interior, headroom open): 1.4m (4' 7")
  • Internal Mattress: Length 2.13m / 7', Width 1.28m / 4' 7", Thickness 70mm / 2.76"
  • Weight: Approximately 94Kg (207lbs) excluding telescopic ladder
  • Universal fitting kit/brackets included with tent.
  • Large canvas removable one piece rainfly at rear and sides of the tent with heavy duty 8mm spring steel poles and adjustable storm straps for heavier wind conditions.
  • Air vent above rear entrance with midge mesh and zipped canvas flap on inside.
  • Fully seam welded lightweight alloy frame with high quality powder coated finish.
  • 2m (6' 6.7") long cargo rails welded to the top of the roof, suitable for attaching accessories or the optional roof load bars .
  • Internally reinforced roof, load rated to 200Kg (440lbs) when roof closed, or  50kg (110 lbs) when open.
  • 'Ezi-Slots' extruded into the sides of base and top frame for easy attachment of accessories such as awnings, hi-lift jacks, light bars etc.
  • All three layers at entry points use YKK zippers: external canvas storm door, high quality midge mesh and internal canvas door.
  • Three entry point to tent, rear, left and right side.
  • Internal movable battery powered LED light (shines white, yellow or red) - note, tents ordered prior to November 2021 have a hard wired LED light.
  • Electrical power box with twin USB, CIG Socket plug, mounted to internal roof, with resettable thermal fuse.
  • External 50 amp anderson plug mounted to underside of tent at hinged end on left side for connection to vehicles power.
  • 12cm (4.7") of storage space above mattress when tent closed, so plenty of room for bedding, pillow, fishing rods, rifles etc.
  • 3 storage pouches on inside of roof, and 1 large pouch on each side at hinged end.
  • 70mm / 2.75" thick mattress super high density foam with removable zipped canvas cover.
  • Thermal marine carpet underneath mattress and carpeted internal roof liner.
  • Telescopic 2.6m (8' 4.3") aluminium ladder with attachment points at rear and sides of tent, supplied in canvas storage bag.
  • Two heavy duty 20mm (0.08" high) aluminium extruded foot rails underneath tent with M8 slots on sides and base for easy mounting, set 1050mm / 41.34" apart centre to centres joined by multiple 25mm thick sections of welded box tubing for additional strength and floor support.
  • 2 Year conditional warranty.
Contact for price
customers are viewing this product
Shipping is provided by a third-party organisation Sendle. Please allow 2-3 days after an order has been placed for us to package and dispatch the item. We have a 30-day return policy, which means you have 30 days after receiving your item to request a return. To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase. To start a return, you can contact us at If your return is accepted, we’ll send instructions on how and where to send your package. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return may not be accepted. You can always contact us for any return question at
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site.
The Bush Company DX27 Clamshell RTT
You have successfully subscribed!
This email has been registered