Ford has applied for patent on the Transit Connect Wagon for the Chinese car market. Chinese media report that the Transit Connect Wagon will be made in China by the Jiangling-Ford joint venture that also makes the Transit and Classic Transit.
The Ford Transit Connect is a rather hip MPV aimed at families. Vehicles like this are fast becoming more popular in China as an alternative for the sedan or SUV. The Transit Conenct Wagon is internationally available with a 1.6 turbo and a 2.5, both engines will also be used in the China-made car. Production is expected to start sometime late this year for a launch on the Chinese car market in the first half of 2014.