MS-RT’s tuning project based on the Ford Transit Connect may look mighty fast but it’s not.
The Transit Smart Energy Concept’s job is to find ways to maximize the driving range of future Ford EVs.
Ford’s first full-electric model will be a thrilling car to drive and offer one of the longest driving ranges.
Ford’s Transit All-Electric Smart Energy Concept is a 10-seater minibus offering 150 km (93 miles) of range.
The 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder in the Focus and Fiesta will get assistance from a 48-volt mild hybrid system.
The Flat Rock Assembly Plant will become the production home of Ford’s next-generation EVs.
Ford’s family of sporty vans also gains another new member, the 120PS Transit Connect Sport.
The 2020 Ford Transit will be available with a new, twin-turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine.
It’s available in standard and LWB versions and will go on sale this spring in selected European markets.
The afterhours project is joined by newer Transit Connect, with the Mk3 Focus ST’s running gear .
The all-new van features a Level 4 autonomous driving system and can travel hundreds of miles away from its base of operations.
Ford wants to cut costs and might hook up with Volkswagen to achieve its goals.