If you hadn’t seen it, Ford introduced the Transit Trail recently, with factory upgrades that give it a more off-pavement capable spec that seems purpose-built for the Vanlife crowd. And, now, VanDOit is offering a new model on that chassis, giving you overland-ready option without having to modify the suspension or upsize the tires yourself.
As a third model, the MOOV sits alongside VanDOit’s GO and DO models, each offering their own unique base layout and T-Track internal framing. Each is built to about 80% the same on their assembly line, allowing for much quicker, more cost-effective options versus full, one-off customs. Check out our two factory tour stories ( here and here ) to see how they do it. Play The Ford Transit Trail starts with off-road 30.5″ Goodyear Wrangler tires, 16″ rims, a 2.75″ wider track, and a 3.5″ body lift. While VanDOit offers oversize off-road tires as an option, the lift is up to you unless you go with the extreme (and warranty-crushing) Quigley 4×4 conversion.
It’s built on their AWD drivetrain, which IMO is more than enough to get you anywhere you’re going to go in a 10,000lb customized camper van. It also gets adaptive cruise control, blind spot assistance, and reverse and side sensors. So, as long as you don’t add big aftermarket bumpers, you’ll have a very easy to drive vehicle, on highway or off. The interior T-Track skeleton frames the van, allowing you to attach any of VanDOit’s accessories, like the hanging cabinets, kitchen […]
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