JENNINGS Ford Transit Centre has expanded its business by offering customers the option to convert their new or used commercial vehicles into bespoke mobile motor homes.
Currently on sale at the Jennings Motor Group company’s Cargo Fleet Lane dealership in Middlesbrough is a Ford Transit Custom 290 L1 H1 170 PS 6 Speed Colour Edition that has undergone a complete conversion by Stockton-based Nesmo Truck Bodies, which is also part of the group.
Finished in Shadow Black with a contrasting red ‘pop top’ roof, the converted model has gloss black alloy wheels and a sports trim exterior with decals, colour-coded red mirrors and a front spoiler.
Group commercial manager Alan Bailes said: ‘This is an exciting and innovative service we are offering customers who are looking for a high-quality and competitively priced motorhome – with the Ford Transit being the ideal model for a conversion.’
Fully fitted with privacy glass, insulated sides and a two-tone fitted carpet, the four-berth model has a leatherette rib seat bed, which has been crash-tested, in addition to offering two single front seats set on swivel bases. Other features include a removable table, a 230V hook-up power supply, leisure battery, interior touch on/off LED lights, double gas hob, 12V/230V fridge, sink, diesel-powered interior heating, driftwood interior units with a black work surface, tambour doors to units, LED side door floor entrance light, USB ports and a power invertor.
Everything from a basic conversion, which adds windows and an insulated carpeted interior, to full bespoke transformations are available from Jennings, with the work taking up to four weeks from the point of order to the final conversion, depending on stock supply.
Craig Lofthouse, foreman at Nesmo Truck Bodies, who was responsible for overseeing the project, said: ‘We pride ourselves on providing high-quality workmanship. This, coupled with an experienced and highly skilled team and our second-to-none customer service, enabled us to complete the conversion to the highest standard and within the allocated project timescale.’
Pictured with the converted Ford Transit are Craig Lofthouse, left, and Alan Bailes
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