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Ford’s 2,000-Horsepower SuperVan | U.S. News
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Ford’s 2,000-Horsepower SuperVan | U.S. News

With 1,973 horsepower (2,000 metric horsepower) on tap, Ford's Pro Electric SuperVan lit up the stage at the Goodwood Festival of Speed at the end of June. This demonstration vehicle was the talk of the festival, which is an annual celebration of motorsports featuring modern and historic vehicles taking part in a hill climb and other events.Originally named Project Redcap, the first Ford Transit van was born from a joint project between Ford Germany and Ford U.K. When finished in 1965, the Transit launched in Britain and became the first Ford vehicle designed for all of Europe.The latest iteration of the SuperVan has more than three times the horsepower of any previous Supervan, zooming from zero to 100 kilometers per hour (62.1 mph) in less than two seconds. A van with racecar prowess?...