Sleep Below the Stars With the 2023 Ford Transit Path 4×4 Cargo Van

The Ford Transit Van has been shifting cargo round Europe and america for greater than 60 years. However vans aren’t simply used for enterprise cargo anymore, or simply for carrying sports activities groups. They’re full of tenting gear and brought to the far ends of the traveled roads in what’s now known as overlanding. The 2023 Ford Transit Path is aimed squarely at these prospects (who are also in all probability trying on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van for related functions).

Turning the Transit into the Transit Path includes upgrading a lot of the mechanicals and most of the equipment however retaining sufficient to make journey snug for not less than two passengers.

It begins with 3.5 further inches of floor clearance and 30.5-inch Goodyear Wrangler Workhorse all-terrain tires and 16-inch black alloy wheels. The 2023 Transit Path additionally has a 2.75-inch wider observe than the usual mannequin for extra stability on and off street.

All-wheel drive is commonplace on the Path together with Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine making 310 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque with a ten-speed computerized transmission. Towing is rated at 6,500 kilos, with Ford noting that is sufficient to deliver a smaller boat, four-wheelers or different journey toys into the nice open air.

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Differentiating the 2023 Transit Path from the bottom Transit are a black grille with built-in marker lamps and black HID headlamps, a singular skid plate-style entrance bumper, splash guards, wheel arch cladding and sliding facet steps.

It is accessible in three configurations together with medium- and high-roof fashions and a high-roof extended-length. With the excessive roof it gives standing room for folks 6-feet, 5-inches tall. Different creature comforts embody SYNC4 with satellite tv for pc radio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 12-inch touchscreen, 110-volt, 12-volt and USB shops.

Like the opposite Transit cargo vans, the Path is customizable with areas for cabinets and beds. A roof vent is optionally available, and an optionally available Upfitter Bundle provides an exterior gentle bar, upfitter switches, a bigger middle console, an auxiliary fuse panel with a high-spec interface connector, twin AGM batteries and a modified car wiring system.

Much like different vans of this nature, the 2023 Ford Transit Path shall be a canvas for skilled upfitters to show these empty vans into full leisure autos. Ford recommends its personal community of upfitters, which permits prospects to cease an any Ford supplier for service.

The 2023 Ford Transit Path will begin at $65,975 earlier than taxes and vacation spot.