CC Global: 2011 Ford Transit 3.2 TDCi And 2018 Ford Transit 2.0 EcoBlue TDCi – Like Father, Like Son

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An other generation, the same execution. The previous and current Transit model, both working for the same building contractor, parked nearby the jobsite. They had a lot in common.

Like the 375 cm (147.6”) wheelbase, their height and a legal maximum GVM of 3,500 kg (7,716 lbs). Mr. Red is clearly the younger version of Mr. White.

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Senior is powered by a 3.2 liter, inline-five turbodiesel (200 DIN-hp), whereas junior has a 2.0 liter, four-cylinder turbodiesel (130 DIN-hp) under its short hood. Dad can give his son a good run for his money, no doubt about that.

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Full-size, building contractors’ panel vans are often equipped with some permanent scaffolding materials. It all comes with the job. Speaking of which, where are the flatbed trailers?

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