If this van is a-driftin', don't go a-liftin'

How much fun is it to watch the European Ford Transit Van loaded up with a V8 powerplant go drifting? So much fun only a Ford Transit van can handle it all. If this guy ever procreated with Sabine Schmitz you'd have the coolest van-driving kid in history. » 8/08/11 1:00pm 8/08/11 1:00pm

The Ford Transit SportVan Is No Supervan

Ford'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. » 10/18/10 10:00am 10/18/10 10:00am

What's Your Favorite Van Of All Time?

Though we'll probably never have a "Maximum Van Day," yesterday's hard-living QOTD got us thinking about vans and vanning. Though the idea mostly died out in the 1970's in this country, the spirit of the van has lived on in Japan and in the hearts of anyone that owned a Supervan 2 matchbox car. Whether it's something… » 4/09/08 11:40am 4/09/08 11:40am

Supervan 2 to Get Disembowled, Jalopnik Unhappy

Cripes. We're about to march across the United States, ford the North Atlantic, and roll heads over at Ford Europe. Some numbskull has decided that the stillborn C100 racer chassis underneath the Supervan 2 is somehow more important than the coolest van this side of B.A.'s GMC. As such, the Transit bodyshell will be… » 10/25/06 10:30pm 10/25/06 10:30pm