Ford Transit

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Ford Transit
2016 Ford Transit 350 2.2.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerFord
Production1965–present
Body and chassis
ClassLight commercial vehicle (M)
LayoutRear wheel drive (1953–present)
front wheel drive (2000–present)
4WD (1977–1986, 2000–present)
Chronology
Predecessor

Ford Transit is a van produced by Ford Motor Company from 1965 to the present day. It is currently in its fourth generation.

Ford Transit[change | change source]

Taunus Transit[change | change source]

The first van to wear the Transit badge was the Taunus Transit. It was produced in Germany. It gained this name in 1961, eight years after it was introduced in 1953. It was not sold in the UK. Production of it ceased in 1965.

First generation (1965–1986)[change | change source]

The first generation Transit was launched in October 1965.

In 1977, the model was improved. It had new front lights, new grille, new front and rear bumpers and a new new bonnet

Second generation (1986–2000)[change | change source]

The second generation Transit was launched in January 1986.

In 1994, the model was improved. It had new front and rear lights, new front and rear bumpers and a new new bonnet

Third generation (2000–2014)[change | change source]

The third generation Transit,[1] was launched in July 2000.

In August 2006, the model was improved. It had new front and rear lights, new front and rear bumpers and a new new bonnet

Fourth generation (2013–present)[change | change source]

The fourth-generation Transit was launched in January 2013 at the 2013 North American (Detroit) International Auto Show.[2]

In 2020, the model was improved. It had a new grille and the engine was improved.

Ford Transit Connect[change | change source]

Ford Transit Connect is a compact van produced by Ford Motor Company from 2002 to the present day. It is currently in its second generation.

Ford Transit Custom[change | change source]

Ford Transit Custom

Ford Transit Custom is a compact van and leisure van produced by Ford Motor Company from 2013 to the present day. It is currently in its first generation.

Ford Transit Tourneo[change | change source]

Second generation Ford Transit Tourneo
Third generation Ford Transit Tourneo

Ford Transit Tourneo is a leisure vehicle produced by Ford Motor Company from 1995 to the present day.

A leisure version of the Transit Connect, the Tourneo Connect is made too however the Tourneo Connect is not the same model as the Connect.

References[change | change source]

  1. "TRANSIT/TOURNEO CONNECT PRESS PACK". Ford Media Center. Archived from the original on 24 July 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. The year 1997 saw the launch of our fourth generation, all-new Transit, thirty-five years after the original model's debut.
  2. "2015 Ford Transit". Detroit Free Press. Archived from the original on 19 June 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]