Ford is extending production of the new Transit to include the full line-up of more than 450 model variants.
Transit derivatives, now available to order, include Chassis Double Cab, Double Cab-in-Van and extra-long L5 versions.
These new variants will debut at the 2014 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show this month and complete an unprecedented renewal and expansion of Ford's entire commercial vehicle range.
Ford is the fastest growing commercial vehicle brand and offers the freshest line-up of vehicles in the industry, with two-tonne Transit the flagship of a range that also includes the one-tonne Transit Custom, the smaller Transit Connect van offering payloads between 600-1000kg, and the compact Transit Courier van for small businesses and urban deliveries.
Barb Samardzich, chief operating officer, Ford of Europe said: "Ford has delivered the most advanced line-up of commercial vehicles in Europe, offering unmatched coverage of the light and medium CV segments. We created an all-new Transit family with outstanding capability and cost of ownership and our sales growth shows that we're giving customers exactly what they want."
The first phase of all-new Transit production began in spring this year and included the standard Van, Chassis Cab and Minibus versions. The line-up offers customers impressive fuel efficiency with the extended choice of Transit ECOnetic models and delivers significantly reduced maintenance and repair costs, exceptional durability, increased cargo volumes and smart loadspace features. A second wave of additional variants includes new body styles, chassis lengths and the all-wheel drive range.
by: Rebecca Chaplin