The Ford Transit SportVan Is No SupervanMatt Hardigree10/18/10 10:00amFiled to: New CarsFord TransitFordTransitsportvanford transit sportvansupervanVans134EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkFord's turned their Transit SportVan into an enticing piece of vanning kit, complete with a six-speed manual transmission, Le Mans-style graphics, twin exhausts, and new wheels. But it's going to need more than a 140-hp turbodiesel to be a Supervan.A turbodiesel van with a manual transmission already sounds like an autojourno's wet dream. Something we'd beg for and never buy. And while there's nothing wrong with the SportVan, it just makes us pine for something more. Something like a halo van. Something like a Supervan.