Ford has unveiled the 2014 Transit and Transit Connect (aka Tourneo Connect in Europe) at the company's "Go Further" event in Amsterdam.
First up, the Transit is designed to replace the E-Series van in North America. It will be available in a "comprehensive range of body styles and derivatives, with multiple wheelbases, roof heights and new chassis cowl versions." The model will also be offered with front, rear and all-wheel drive.
Depending on the market, a variety of different engines will be available. Europeans get a 2.2-liter Duratorq TDCi diesel, while North Americans can order a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 or a "powerful diesel option."
The Transit Connect passenger vehicle, on the other hand, adopts revised styling that borrows cues from the Escape / Kuga. Interior pictures were not released, but Ford says the model has a stylish cockpit with a car-like design and the latest driver assistance technologies.
Detailed specifications were not released, but European variants will have "highly-efficient downsized diesel and petrol engines, while the U.S. market will benefit from a tailored range of gasoline powertrains."
The 2014 Transit and Transit/Tourneo Connect will go on sale in North America and Europe late next year.