Galpin Auto Sports Transit Skyliner

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Transit Skyliner, created jointly by Ford and Galpin Auto Sports of Van Nuys, California, embodies the spirit of premium motor coaches and builds on the heritage of custom vans. The custom vehicle shows how Ford Transit can be transformed to fit the needs of limousines and high-end transportation services, as well as commercial fleets, shuttle providers and small-business owners.

Transit Skyliner features custom-designed “throne” seats that are controlled by a smartphone or tablet.

“We are sincerely excited to work with Ford in creating the future of travel,” said Beau Boeckmann, president of Galpin Auto Sports. “Tapping our history of creating the conversion van segment in the 1960s and ’70s, as well as our recent high-tech work, together with Ford we have brought the modern ultra-premium van to life.”

Premium features of the Galpin Auto Sports Transit Skyliner include:
• 52-inch retractable movie screen
• Focal Utopia 7.2 surround sound with custom-made speakers
• Satellite TV
• Kaleidescape media server
• Integrated bar
• Matching luggage

Vehicle shown with available and aftermarket equipment.

Justin Banner is a regular contributor to LS1Tech and JK Forum, among other auto sites.

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