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2015 Ford Transit release date and specs

Ford has unveiled the Northern American market variation of its European-bred.The 2015 Ford Transit van, a full-size lineup that will be supplied in a dizzying array of wheelbases, body lengths, roof covering elevations, physical body designs and trim levels.

Ford took a page from Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler, which has actually offered its European-market Sprinter van range in North America for regarding a many years under various nameplates. European vans are formed rather differently than standard American-market vans like the E-Series (which is probably much better known under its aged Econoline tag). Their floorings are reduced to the ground to allow for better filling and passenger area and they offer a much bigger variety of roofing elevations.


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Ford claims that the Transit will be provided with three physical body lengths, 2 wheelbases, 3 roofing system elevations, four physical body designs (payload van, guest wagon, box truck-style body taxi and flight terminal shuttle-ready cutaway) and 2 (XL and XLT) trim levels. The new bodies include anywhere from 250 to virtually 500 cubic feet of cargo quantity depending upon configuration. The largest version – which Ford describes as the “jumbo van” brings more than two times the quantity of a present E-Series. Back doors on all models open up to 270 degrees to aid filling and discharging.

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As opposed to the E-Series’ V8 and V10 engines, the Transit will specifically provide 5 and six-cylinder engines, a 3.7-liter V6 (from the Ford Mustang among others), a 3.5-liter twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 (in the Ford Taurus and various other vehicles) and a brand-new 3.2-liter turbodiesel five-cylinder.

The 3.7-liter mill will be offered with a CNG/LPG preparation kit and it could run on E85.

The brand-new 3.2-liter product has long been rumored for Ford’s half-ton F-150 pickup assortment, however the Michigan car manufacturer will certainly debut it initially in the Transit.

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For now, Ford is holding back official energy and fuel efficiency figures for all 3 motors in the Transit, although the Blue Oval is promising best-in-class gas effectiveness for a minimum of one variation of the Transit. That should not take much considering the course leader is currently the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savannah, which are rated at 13/18 mpg. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is not EPA-rated.

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No matter engine, all Transits will deliver energy to the back wheels by means of a six-speed automatic. Below, rack and pinion power steering delivers power to additional car-like MacPherson front struts and durable modern rear leaf spring seasons.

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To maximize the steering experience, Ford will provide a 6.5-inch touchscreen with navigation and the car manufacturer’s Snyc and MyFord Touch connectivity and infotainment devices.

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2015 Ford Transit Release Date

Release date for ford Transit is set not before summer 2014.


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