Ford Releases Red Transit SportVan Special Edition
The new Transit SportVan is based on the 260 short wheelbase model with front wheel drive, using a 140 hp 2.2 liter TDCi diesel powerplant and a six speed gearbox. The vehicle is finished in a special red color and uses white stripes and is the first medium van to offer DAB digital radio as standard.
The exterior features of the van include Colorado Red paintwork, Le Mans-style white bonnet stripes, twin exhausts, 18-in. graphite color alloy wheels, low profile 235/45 tires, front and rear lower spoilers, side skirts and extended wheel arches. Standard safety features include ABS, ESP and driver and passenger airbags.
The interior of the vehicle treats passengers with velour trim, air conditioning, six CD-player with remote steering-column-mounted controls, cruise control, power windows, powered and heated mirrors, leather steering wheel, tinted glass, leather gearshift knob and a perimeter alarm.
Customers can also choose goodies from the optional extras list, which includes leather seats, Satellite Navigation FX system with 5-in. color screen, LED cargo lights in rear and LED daytime running lights.
As for the equipment, the vehicle comes with Power deadlocks, rain-sensing wipers, auto headlights, front fog lights and a load area protection kit.
The Ford Transit SportVan series was created in 2006 for customers who wanted special commercial vehicles. The list of previous models includes: Performance Blue with white stripes (500), Sea Grey with silver stripes (80), Panther Black with silver stripes (500), Frozen White with blue stripes (80) and Ink Blue with silver stripes (150).
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