Ford Designs a Transit Wagon Sleigh for SantaSaturday, December 22, 2012 11:43 by Arman Barari
Ford believes that in this day and age even Santa Claus is concerned with fuel economy. So while AMG proposes V8 cars for Santa to replace his sleigh with, they offer the big guy a purpose-built Ford Transit Wagon Sleigh, powered by an EcoBoost engine rated at 30mpg. It also has industry-leading presents per gallon (ppg) cargo rating.
This TCW sleigh is based on the all-new 2014 Transit Connect Wagon, which also has many industry-leading features. The include best gas mileage among seven-passenger vehicles; SYNCwith MyFord Touchand touch screen display with navigation; child observation mirror; 60/40 three-passenger second-row bench seat through fold-flat second- and third-row seating with third-row independent fore-and-aft sliding capability; MyKeyprogrammable ignition key; 8 cupholders; and…
“This is a winning situation for all,” says Darren Goddard, chief engineer for Ford Transit Connect Wagon. “The increased efficiency means added time for Santa to enjoy milk and cookies at stops. His new ride will offer 100 cubic feet of cargo space and versatility to haul up to 2,000 pounds, which Santa will need.”