White vans gain style from Ford
Ford's limited edition Transit van is for the UK only.
7th August, 2009
- Frozen white paintwork, wide performance blue bonnet stripes, 18 inch alloy wheels, twin exhaust
pipes and spoilers.
- Powered by a 140 PS TDCi Duratorq engine.
- A limited edition of 80 units for the UK.
The white van driver now has the ultimate drive thanks to the launch of the UK's latest Ford
Transit SportVan - available in white. The limited edition Ford Transit SportVan has been designed
for customers who want to make a bold statement. The model is based on the popular 260, short
wheelbase Transit with front wheel drive, the 140 PS 2.2-litre TDCi diesel engine and a six-speed
The exterior features frozen white paintwork, Le Mans-style blue bonnet stripes, twin exhausts,
18inch 'snowflake pattern' alloy wheels, low profile 235/45 tyres, front and rear lower spoilers,
side skirts and extended wheel arches.
Ford of Britain's commercial vehicles director, Steve Kimber, said: "The first Performance
Blue limited edition Transit SportVan has been an enormous success, with more than 1,000 sold in 18
months. Transit SportVan is all about style and individuality, and hits a sweet spot with many of
Important safety features are standard including ABS, ESP and driver and passenger airbags.
Inside the cab, standard features include: velour trim, air conditioning, six CD-player with remote
'steering-column'-mounted controls, cruise control, power windows, power and heated mirrors, leather
steering wheel, tinted glass, leather gearshift knob and a perimeter alarm.
Standard equipment also includes power deadlocks, rain-sensing wipers, auto headlights, front fog
lights and load area protection kit. Optional are leather seats and Satellite Navigation FX system
with 5 inch colour screen.
With the classic Transit SportVan livery of Performance Blue with white stripes currently sold out,
two other options remain available in addition to the latest model, Panther Black with silver stripes,
and new Sea Grey with silver stripes.