More even than the Despicable Me movie that started it all, the Minions have captured the imagination of adults and kids alike. Now with their own movie and Minion mania sweeping the country they even have their own altered Ford Transit Connect wagon to ride around in. Keep reading to check out the design of the Minionwagon Ford Transit Connect and how it’s going to be bringing smiles all around the country.
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The Minionwagen made its debut this last weekend, complete with Minions Kevin, Stuart and Bob, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on Ford Championship Weekend. This Minionwagon served as grand marshal vehicle at the Ford Ecoboost 400 on Sunday, which was the final race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. After the race on Sunday, the Minionwagon is destined to tour some parts of the country in advance of the December 8 release of the Minions on DVD and Blu-ray.
Where is the Minionwagon?
The Ford Transit Connect Minionwagon will make stops at Universal Orlando Resort, our very own Atlanta, Philidelphia, and then make its final stop in New York City. Be sure to let us know if you see this neat vehicle on the road! We’ve talked before about how easily Ford vans can be altered for any job, but this is the first Minion-themed vehicle that we have seen!
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With seven-passenger seating, fold-flat second row bucket seats, and 2,000 pound towing capacity, the Ford Transit Connect is an excellent vehicle for Minions or for the large family on the go. The Minionwagon itself is built on the long-wheelbase 2016 Ford Transit Connect with a 2.5-liter Duratec four-cylinder engine.
If you’re in the market for a new Ford van, come on down to Akins Ford near the Mall of Georgia to check out the Connect or the full-size 2016 Ford Transit van with even more hauling and carrying capacity.