Ford has revealed its next-generation, diesel-powered Transit Custom van.

Like the e-Transit Custom van that’s already been revealed and locked in for Australia, the brand new Transit Custom contains a new look and higher-tech cabin than the mannequin it replaces.

It’s set to return Down Under. Global deliveries will kick off late in 2023, with the vary to develop in 2024 with extra variants. It’s not clear precisely when it’ll arrive domestically.

Ford has been imprecise in its official supplies concerning the Transit Custom. It says the van will characteristic “the newest era of Ford EcoBlue diesel engines”.

“In addition, a high-efficiency eight-speed automated gearbox is launched, and a most towing capability of 2500kg is out there on Transit Custom for the primary time,” Ford says.

The new Transit Custom will likely be provided as a panel van, or a double cab van.

Under the pores and skin, the Transit Custom is constructed utilizing the platform we anticipate to underpin the Volkswagen T7 Transporter.

Ford says the “all-new automobile structure” has allowed it to decrease the ground peak, and to maintain the automobile under two metres tall.

It has an unbiased rear suspension, and will likely be provided in 4 guises: SWB or LWB, coupled with a low or excessive roof.

Inside, the Transit Custom will characteristic a 13-inch SYNC 4 infotainment touchscreen. It’ll additionally characteristic a steering wheel that folds in some fashions to behave as a desk.

Topping the Transit Custom vary is the E-Transit Custom, which has been confirmed for Australia in 2024.

The E-Transit Custom will include a 74kWh battery pack and an electrical motor producing 160kW of energy and 415Nm of torque.

Using the 11kW AC three-phase charger, you’ll be capable of totally recharge the E-Transit Custom’s battery in a claimed 7.2 hours.

It additionally helps DC quick charging at as much as 124kW, with a 15-80 per cent recharge taking a claimed 41 minutes.

The battery is built-in into the load flooring above the sill flange, which Ford says eliminates the necessity for separate crash buildings, whereas the motor is fitted to the automobile’s rear flooring and rotated 90 levels to maximise cargo area.

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