The Supervan 4.2 is loosely based mostly on Ford’s E-Transit Customized, which is offered primarily to the European market. That is to not be confused with the E-Transit that is out there in the US, which is a a lot bigger Sprinter-style van. In any case, do not anticipate to load any furnishings or development materials within the Supervan. Though it appears one thing like a traditional van from the aspect profile, what would usually be the cargo space is totally open to the weather.
When the time involves decelerate, Supervan 4.2 has a newly revised regenerative braking system with carbon-ceramic discs, and a set of tremendous gentle magnesium wheels with Pirelli P-Zero tires hold the suspension firmly planted.
This yr’s Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb marks the a hundred and first operating of the timed occasion, which started in 1916 (the hill climb wasn’t held throughout World Wars I or II). Ford has an extended historical past of participation, courting again to operating its Mannequin T within the 1916 inaugural occasion. Motorsports legend Romain Dumas has been tapped to pilot the Supervan 4.2 to a end line elevated 14,115 toes above sea degree.