Ford declassified a commercial transit van with an electric powerplant. According to the press service of the American brand, the release of a new product called E-Transit will start in the spring of 2022.
Officially, prices for the car have not been announced. Verge writes that they can start from 45 thousand dollars. The main competitors of the electric van will be the Peugeot E-Expert, Citroen e-Jumpy and Opel Vivaro-e.
The design of the “green” model does not differ much from the standard Ford Transit. Customers with all-electric van will be offered in several configurations with various body variants. All car modifications are equipped with an electric motor with a power of 269 HP and 430 Nm of torque. The e-Transit has a range of 350 kilometers. You can recharge your energy reserve with a special fast charging system from 15 to 80% in about 44 minutes.
The load capacity of the machine is from 1616 to 1967 kg, depending on the version. The driver can use the SYNC 4 multimedia system with a 12-inch display. The car is also equipped with adaptive cruise control, an all-round view camera, a blind spot monitoring system and a reversing assistance system.
In addition to the United States, you can buy a van in Europe. Production of the novelty will be set up at the plant in Kansas city.
In our market, the current Transit is equipped with a 2.2-liter turbodiesel that develops 125 HP and 350 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with a six-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive. The car can also be purchased with a 136-horsepower unit of the same volume.