Στο περιθώριο του Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf 2013, στην ίδια έκθεση που η Mercedes-Benz παρουσίασε το Sprinter Caravan Concept, η Ford παρουσίασε το νέο τροχόσπιτο Transit Nugget. Το συγκεκριμένο Transit διαθέτει στο εσωτερικό του ότι χρειάζεται να έχει το κάθε τροχόσπιτο. Κουζίνα με αέριο, νεροχύτη, ψυγείο 40 λίτρων, ράφια, συρτάρια, δεξαμενή νερού 42 λίτρων και φυσικά διπλό κρεβάτι, τοποθετημένο στην οροφή.
Επίσης εξοπλίζεται με ηλεκτρικά παράθυρα, υπολογιστή ταξιδιού, δερμάτινο τιμόνι, ηχοσύστημα, κλιματισμό, θερμαινόμενο εμπρός παρμπρίζ, τριθέσιο καναπέ, αναδιπλούμενο τραπέζι και μια ντουλάπα με αρκετούς αποθηκευτικούς χώρους.
Τροφοδοτείται από έναν 2,2-λίτρων turbodiesel κινητήρα απόδοσης 125 ή 155 ίππων που συνδυάζεται με ένα 6-τάχυτο μηχανικό κιβώτιο. Η συρόμενη πόρτα που διαθέτει επιτρέπει την εύκολη πρόσβαση, με το εσωτερικό του να μπορεί να χωρίσει στη μέση.
H έκδοση με τα 125 άλογα κοστίζει 35.997 ευρώ ενώ η έκδοση με τα 155 άλογα 38.020 ευρώ.
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The multi-function vehicle with standard high roof – it is expected from the 4th Quarter of 2013 to be ordered – based on the station wagon variant of the Ford Transit Custom.
“Custom” is a new line of commercial vehicles from Ford with front wheel drive, up to a ton covers the segment end of last year came on the market, and right away the prestigious voted “International Van of the Year 2013 ‘ won (Ford Transit Custom).
Base engine in the new Ford Nugget is the 2.2-liter Duratorq TDCi turbo diesel from the “Custom” series, which for the “nugget” in the two power levels 92 kW (125 hp) and 114 kW (155 hp ) is available and each is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission. The new engines combine thanks to advanced common-rail direct injection high running culture with exemplary fuel efficiency.
Successful two-room concept was retained The new Ford Nugget is again a successful Westfalia Ford cooperation. But this time are beyond the experiences and ideas of the Ford dealer in the development ofincorporated: Specifically, the five largest “nugget” traders who come together on a turnover of around 80 percent, important information and practical suggestions are given.
With the most important thing in a recreational vehicle is the place – and of the Ford Nugget has a lot to offer.Because the base vehicle, the Ford Transit Custom, boasts the largest load space in its class. In addition: the successful two-room concept of the predecessor ie, the spatial separation of residential and working area is also in the new generation Ford Nugget was maintained. This clear structure offers no competitor. A sliding door (passenger side) and a rear swing doors provide convenient access to the interior.
For the “living” include: Comfort Swivel seats for driver and front passenger, three-seat (convertible into a bed surface of dimensions 1.90 x 1.30 meters), table (foldable and extendable to the entire seat width), roof bed ( 2.10 x 1.41 meters, including stowable ladder), wardrobe and dresser with storage space.
The “functional area” include the kitchen area with sink and two-burner gas cooker, an 40-liter freezer, a 42-liter fresh and waste water tanks.
New: Two-bill business
What is new is that it now is a two-accounting business in the settlement of the purchase. This means that the customers get the Ford Transit Custom Estate is still the custom base vehicle. Expanding the recreational vehicle Ford Nugget accept the specialists of Westfalia Mobil GmbH – now on behalf of the Ford dealer and for the account of the Ford dealer. The selling price of the new Ford Nugget is thus composed of the price of the base vehicle plus the price of the “nugget” tag.
Delivery of the base vehicle
The sale price for the Ford Transit Custom Combo base vehicle with the 125 hp engine is 35997.50 EUR Gross (155 PS version: 38020.50 EUR). The standard specification include others: electric front windows, onboard computer, leather steering wheel, audio system, cruise control, rear swing doors with heated rear window, air conditioning, sliding door right, stop-start system, fog lamps, headlamps with dipped headlights, heated windscreen, Ford Easy Fuel and 6 , 5 J x 15 steel wheels with 215/65 R 15 tires.
The Westfalia equipment package “nugget”
Then comes the added price for the Westfalia equipment “nugget” of 16,184 euros gross. It includes, among other comfort-Swivel seats for driver and front passenger, three-seater bench seat with integrated 3-point seat belts (a mattress convertible), hinged first row, right and left, two side windows with integrated dimming systems and mosquito nets, curtains on all windows, front Parts the furniture of high quality, abrasion-resistant laminate (color: “Be Beige”), LED interior lighting, floor real wood look in the passenger compartment heater with timer, sideboard in storage, kitchen unit with sink in stainless steel and two-burner gas cooker with integrated piezo ignition, 40 liter fridge, 42 liter fresh and waste water tanks (with 12-volt electric pump), outdoor shower in the kitchen back, roof bed with foam mattress, table (foldable and extendable to the entire seat width), two internal 220 V sockets an external 230 V CEE socket, four 12-volt outlets, battery cut-off relay.
It is therefore calculated as total gross price of 52181.50 EUR for the 125 PS version or of 54204.50 EUR for the 155 hp variant.
Ford sold over 15,000 recreational vehicles in Germany since 1986, and that since 27 years now, the Ford Nugget camping friends convinced. More than 10,500 of this successful series have now been sold.Together with the “Euro Line”, which was added to the product range in 2001, Ford has so far even sell more than 15,000 recreational vehicles in Germany.