2013 Ford Transit Custom

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Ford Transit Custom Cargo Van is perfect for you who often send goods between cities in your country, the Ford Transit Custom Cargo Van features a spacious interior, so that it can accommodate a lot of stuff.
Custom Tourneo passenger van to follow up shows earlier this year, Ford will introduce a new Custom Transit cargo van in Europe next week. Custom Transit makes its debut at the Birmingham Commercial Vehicles show in Britain, and went on sale in Europe later this year.

2013 Ford Transit Custom
2013 Ford Transit Custom

It's important to note that this is front-wheel drive van and rides on what Ford considered light-duty chassis. The new Ford Transit that will be sold in the U.S. market will be rear-wheel drive, boasts a tougher platform, and may have a more daring style that may echo that of the F-Series truck line. Ford said that more commercial vehicles to be launched in the coming months, and said that in 2014, the entire range of commercial vehicle brand will have been refreshed.

2013 Ford Transit Custom
2013 Ford Transit Custom

About 40 percent of the new Transit Custom body made of high strength steel, which helps make the vehicle both lighter and stronger. As a result, Ford said the new van is 37 percent stiffer than before, which will improve handling and reduce interior noise. There will be two different wheelbases, with good overall vehicle length of 195.7 inches or 210.2 inches.

2013 Ford Transit Custom
2013 Ford Transit Custom

Smart concession to be used as a cargo van starts a pass-through in the bulkhead, so long pipes or ladders to take part in the passenger compartment. The new sliding door Ford Transit is claimed is greater than the competition, and that the interior space between the fender is wider than in any other cargo van. There will also be folding roof rack, which can be easily stored when not in use, more convenient cargo area tie-down hooks, and "easy clean" surface of the floor.

2013 Ford Transit Custom
2013 Ford Transit Custom

Including improvements to driver comfort seats can be moved further to the rear, the new telescoping and tilting steering wheel, and Sync voice recognition software. Also new to Transit features such as backup camera, Lane Keeping Alert, and a feature that warns if it detects the driver's fatigue.

Power comes from Ford's 2.2-liter turbocharged diesel engine DuraTorq inline-four, with 98 hp, 123 hp and 153 hp flavors available. It's one most likely will be available in the United States-market Ford Transit; car maker has confirmed that the rear-wheel-drive Ford Transit we will show both an EcoBoost V-6 and diesel engines. European models also get the engine stop-start as standard.

Ford said that the service interval for the new Transit Custom is impressive for two years or 30,000 miles, whichever comes first. Van has undergone a rigorous testing regime that involves slamming the door 250,000 times and driving at least 250,000 miles. These standards are significantly more punishing than the test using a Ford with a regular passenger car.

As previously announced, Ford reminds us that the American version of the new Transit, which is a model of a heavier-duty with a rear-wheel-drive, will be introduced before the end of 2012. That version of the Ford Transit will be sold globally. As a direct replacement for the aging E-Series/Econoline van, Ford said the new Transit will be 300 pounds lighter and 25 percent more fuel efficient than the E-Series.

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