Ford, rally-inspired versions


Ford announced that rally-inspired versions of its Transit Custom and Transit Connect vans will soon be available on some European markets.

Brendan Lyne, Ford Director at Ford Europe, the pick-up Department, said that company’s rally-inspired versions of its Transit Custom and Transit Connect, developed by vehicle design specialist MS-RT, will soon be available in Ford Transit Centers in some European countries.

“With an amazing sport design, these vehicles are like no other on the road. For Transit Custom, our clients have the possibility to customize the vehicle with a wide range of unprecedent colors. Offering some special features, our customers that like car races can have an infinite pleasure of drivin” – says Brendan Lyne.

Designed for SUV users who want to stand out, the MS-RT Transit Custom and Transit Connect offer sporty styling radically inspired by Ford M-Sport World Rally Team’s Fiesta WRC, while retaining practicality and the legendary ruggedness of Ford utility vehicles. A full range of distinctive color options are also available for the Transit Custom MS-RT to complement the body kit.

Transit Custom and Transit Connect MS-RT will be available to order from September 2020 in France, Hungary, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania and the United Kingdom.

The Transit Custom and Transit Connect MS-RT assert their personality with a new grill and a radically redesigned front end that incorporates more aggressive air intakes and a diffuser inspired by competition vehicles.

Wide wheel arches dress the new, custom-made 18-inch OZ Racing alloy rims in anthracite, complemented by widened fenders.

The Transit Custom MS-RT gets a dual-ended sports exhaust, while the Transit Connect MS-RT gets a quadruple-ended exhaust. Customers can also choose optional Ceramic Black exhaust tips.

Inside, hand-stitched Nappa leather and MS-RT suede seats combine with MS-RT sport steering wheels with carbon fiber inserts, as well as MS-RT branded dashboard and floor mats.

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