Vanlife has certainly become more popular in recent years, and now that more business are offering remote working as an option, it’s easier than ever to hit the road and see what the world has to offer. Despite its growing popularity, one might be surprised that Ford has been a leader in the vanlife movement since the beginning.
In 1961 Ford introduced their first entry into the van market with the Econoline series. This van was a highly popular option for wanderers even to this day including big wall climber Alex Honnold who lived out of a 2002 Ford Econoline for almost a decade while he scaled the cliffs of the Yosemite Valley.
Ford just announced a new option for anybody looking for adventure with the 2023 Ford Transit Trail. This new, upfit-ready adventure van offers rugged, durable construction with thoughtful features including:
- Intelligent All-Wheel Drive
- 3.5-inch increased ride height & 2.75-inch wider track
- Drivers Safety Features
- 110-volt, 12-volt and USB outlets
- Built-in 4G LTE Hotspot
Whether one plans on starting a DIY project or buying a finished product from an upfiter, The 2023 Ford transit Trail has simplified the task by making the perfect template for becoming a home on wheels or go-anywhere office. Options like the available roof vent take the difficult tasks out of building an adventure van, while still providing a factory warranty. With nearly 3,000 Ford Service Centers in the US alone, no matter where you end up, you will be able to have routine maintenance or repairs taken care of.
The 2023 Ford Transit Trail offers the best combination of stock and available features while providing the perfect blank slate to bring any dream rig to life. Designed to go further with its wider wheels and track as well and an option for upgrading to a 31-gallon fuel tank, the Transit Trail has simplified the arduous task of building a van to live out of, and lowering both the knowledge and cost barrier to those looking for an alternative lifestyle.
If you find yourself daydreaming about vanlife, or if you’ve been thinking about it already but don’t know where to begin, contact the team at Raceway Ford in Riverside, CA to learn more about the 2023 Ford Transit Trail.