Ford Transit: A Toy For A Big Boy

Ford Transit - vehicle for all generation

Ford Transit, a light vehicle for commercial purposes is from the Ford production company. Since 1965 it’s been produced by the Ford Motors. Initially was sold as cargo van. Ford Transit is constructed as passenger van and marketed as Tourneo from 1995. It is also built as minibus, pickup truck and van Chassis.

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More than seven millions of this vehicle was produced across 4 generations starting debut in 1965 then to 1986, 2000 continuing to 2013 respectively. First Europe product, Transit marketed through Australia and Western Europe. Towards the ending of 20th century, Transit was marketed all over the globe, exception being North America.

Transit holds a record of bestselling vehicles in the category of light commercial means of transport in Europe for duration of 40 years. In few countries the word Transit is used commonly to address light commercial vans.

Earlier Transit was designed only for the European consumption but now Ford Transit is produced in North America, Asia along with Europe for global buyers. Transit’s sixth generation was launched in the year 2013 in the first month of the year at an Auto show.

Transit in North America

The availability of new Transit comes in passenger van, cargo van as well as chassis configurations. While in vans there are three diverse roof heights. Outside North America, the engine and other configurations are carried over from previous generations. All models of North America have automatic transmission as well as drive train with rear wheel. It uses 3.7L Ti-VCT which can also be converted for running on CNG or LPG.

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