The new electric Ford E-Transit price will be £42,000 when order books open in October.
The E-Transit gets a choice of two different powered motors with either 135kW or 198kW maximum outputs with 430Nm of torque.
It has a 68kWh usable battery capacity as standard that will provide a claimed driving range of up to 197 miles (317km). The range will be made up of 25 different variants with panel van, double-cab and chassis bodies, all of which will be available with multiple lengths and differing roof heights with gross vehicle weights at 3.5 tonnes as well as 4.25 tonnes.
The E-Transit will also have a unique ProPower Onboard feature that gives up to 2.3kW of power via standard plug sockets in the cab and load area. A feature only previously seen on the Nissan eNV200 it will enable drivers to power tools, lights or laptops as well as conversions such as fridge units. The E-Transit battery will apparently take a charge from 15% to 80% in 34 minutes when connected to a 115kW DC rapid charger while an complete overnight charge from a standard 230-volt AC supply will take around eight hours.
The Ford E-Transit will go on trial with a number of operators across Europe ahead of its launch in spring 2022. Customers include Balfour Beaty, DPD and Ocado.
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E-Transit will be available in two trim levels when it goes on sale with Base and Trend options that exceed the equipment levels on the equivalent diesel model.
Base series vans will get Electronic Air Temperature Control, SYNC 4 with 12in touchscreen, 4 Keyless Start, heated seats, Quickclear windscreen and heated electric mirrors all fitted as standard. There is also always-on connectivity with the FordPass Connect modem, as well as a lifetime subscription to FordPass Pro 6 or Ford Telematics Essentials.