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2015 Ford Transit Gets Unexpected Attention from Tuning Specialists for SEMA


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The Ford Transit is among the last vehicles that spring to mind when it comes to tuning, but that hasn’t stopped the automaker from preparing a fleet of custom vans for SEMA.

This is the Ford Transit You'll Ride In If You're Arrested


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This is the 2015 Ford Transit Prisoner Transport Vehicle and you don't want to be caught riding in it. It's the latest addition to Ford's police lineup of vehicles you don't want to be in the back of.

Van Track Battle Between Ford Transit and Mercedes Sprinter is Not Pointless


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You’d think that putting two standard vans around a track to see which is fastest is a pointless exercise, but it isn’t.

Has a Ford Transit Courier ST Ever Crossed Your Mind?


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While we may have seen the hot, sporty version of pretty much every style of passenger car imaginable, there’s still a shortage of commercial and commercial-based vehicles with any kind of sporting ambition.

Ford Makes its 15-Passenger Transit Van Safer with Industry First Full Length Side Airbag


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Ford wants you to feel safe while you’re traveling in the back of their fifteen passenger Transit van, and thus they’ve introduced the industry’s first full-length curtain airbag. It has been specifically designed to “help provide enhanced head and neck protection in rollover and side-impact crashes.”

Ford is Very Proud of New US-Bound Transit Van's Economy; Full Details Released


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While Ford Transit is a very familiar name for Europeans, Americans are quite weary wary of this strange new rear-wheel driven van that has come to replace their beloved and iconic E-Series. Set to go on sale throughout the US and Canada this summer, the 2015 Transit promises huge efficiency gains over its predecessor – Ford says the number is 46 percent better, on average, for the entire range.

Ford Starts Building Tourneo Courier and Transit Courier in New $511 Million Turkish Plant


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Ford Otosan, the Turkish joint venture between Ford Motor Company and Koç Holding, officially launched production at a new vehicle assembly plant in Yeniköy, Turkey, following a $511 million (€375 million) investment.

Peel P50 Can Make a U Turn Inside the Ford Transit


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To give us an idea of how big the cargo space of the 2015 Transit is, Ford arranged for its new van to meet the world’s smallest production car, the Peel P50. As you probably expect, there were no problems whatsoever for the Peel to fit inside the Transit’s belly, but the demonstration went further than that.

Ford Starts Building 2015 Transit Van in Kansas City


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Following a $1.1 billion investment and the addition of 2,000 new jobs, the Kansas City Assembly Plant has begun production of the all-new 2015 Ford Transit van.

Ford Previews Luxurious Transit Skyliner Concept ahead of New York Debut


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Ford and Galpin Auto Sports will showcase a custom luxury motor coach based on the full-size Transit van at the New York International Auto Show next week.

Ford Transit Turned Into a UPS-Branded 1,000HP Drift Van in Forza 5 [w/Video]


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Why wouldn’t you try to turn the Ford Transit SuperSportVan into a racing V8-powered drift monster, in Forza 5? The vehicle was recently added via the Top Gear car pack, and it’s an obvious draw for those who want really stand out when drifting online.

Ford's Transits Beat Rival Vans in Arctic Challenge


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In all honesty, the 2014 Arctic Van Challenge is a venue that I had not heard of before, with the first time being in the official Ford video posted after the virtual jump. But it must be a real thing since everybody in the video is convinced of it.

Ford's Transit Connect Hot Wheels Concept Looks Boyishly Cool, the Others Ones, Not So Much


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Ford has brought along several custom concepts of its 2014 Transit Connect – 10 to be precise, to the Las Vegas SEMA aftermarket show, but only one really caught our eye, and that's the surprise debut crafted in collaboration with famed toy maker Hot Wheels. This version of the Transit Connect cargo van brings back fond memories from our childhood in a rather cool and grown up way.

Vandemonium: Ford's 10 Custom Transit Connect Vehicles for SEMA 2013


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Ford will be quite busy at this year’s SEMA Show, bringing no less than…57 custom concepts. Quite surprisingly, 10 of these will be based on the all-new2014 Ford Transit Connect van. Under the tagline “Vandemonium”, the exhibition dedicated to Transit Connect tuning will include customized van and wagon models.

New Ford Transit Connect Taxi Goes to Hong Kong


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The recently revealed all-new 2014 Ford Transit Connect Taxi has added Hong Kong to the list of global cities where it will go on service, following New York City, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles. Although it owns nearly 60 percent of the taxi market in the United States, Ford also wants to strike it big in other regions of the world, with Hong Kong being the first major city chosen.

Ford Shows All-New 2014 Transit Connect Taxi with CNG/LPG Capability


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Ford has lifted the covers off the all-new 2014 Transit Connect Taxi for the North American market. Shown at the 2013 International Association of Transportation Regulators Conference in St. Louis, the new Transit Connect Taxi comes with a new engine, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder unit paired to a new six-speed automatic.

Ford Transit Connect Scoops International Van of the Year 2014 Trophy


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Ford’s new range of commercial vehicles encompasses some of the most modern (and newest) light-duty models on the market, which not only look quite modern, but also deliver in the key areas that matter to customers. Last year, they even won the International Van of the Year trophy, thanks to the Transit Custom model that received an impressive 117 points out of the total 133 that were available, and spread equally among the judges that made up the panel.

Loder1899 Works Out Ford Transit Custom Van


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The German tuners over at Loder1899 have given some love to the passenger and commercial versions of the latest Ford Transit Custom. They propose a two-fold tune with a light styling kit and a choice of performance upgrades for Ford's 2.2-liter inline four diesel engines.

Watch Manhole Catapult Ford Transit Van Into the Air!


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Seeing this video may very well change your perception and sense of fear whenever driving over a supposedly covered manhole – especially when it's raining.

An unsuspecting driver of a fourth-generation Ford Transit was minding his own business, calmly driving in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk earlier today (the author of the video states that the date on the clip is wrong as it occurred on August 27), when all of a sudden, the van was violently thrown into the air and onto the ground before crashing on another vehicle.

Ford Prices Smart Looking and Frugal Transit Connect Van in the UK


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Ford’s all-new Transit Connect has just received its official pricing information for the UK market, where it starts off at £13,921, being on average around 7 percent less expensive than the outgoing model it replaces. Prices rise to £19,130 for a top spec and fully-kitted out long-wheelbase (L2) model, getting its go from the most powerful of the 1.6-liter diesels available.