A commemorative history of fifty years of the iconic Ford Transit van, from the launch of the first-generation Transit in 1965, right up to the present day. Covering the full range of Transit models and with over three hundred photographs (including previously unpublished pictures from Ford’s picture archive), Ford Transit – Fifty Years is an ideal resource for anyone with an interest in this world-beating commercial vehicle.
Written by acknowledged Ford Transit expert Peter Lee, the book covers:
The development era – light commercial vehicles in the 1950s, the ‘Project Redcap’ prototypes and the first Transit
Production and development of all eight generations and variants of Transits are also covered, including custom vans, camper vans, minibuses and special vehicle options
Specification guides, awards, sales figures are all included as well as marketing worldwide
Interviews with designers, engineers and Ford employees, along with owners’ experiences