Ford has unveiled its latest innovation: an LGBTQ+ makeover for the classic “white van.” This bold new look aims to combine utility with a vibrant expression of diversity, turning the humble workhorse into a rolling celebration of inclusivity.

Dubbed the “Transit Rainbow,” this revamped model promises to “put the trans into Transit,” offering a kaleidoscope of colors and designs that reflect the spectrum of gender identities and sexual orientations. From rainbow stripes to glittering decals, this van is not shy about making a statement.

“We wanted to create a vehicle that speaks to everyone, regardless of who they are or who they love,” said a Ford spokesperson, proudly unveiling the sparkling new design. “The ‘Transit Rainbow’ is more than just a van; it’s a moving symbol of acceptance and pride.”

However, not everyone is sold on the idea. Traditionalists argue that a van’s primary purpose is functionality, not making a social statement. Critics have pointed out that while a rainbow-colored van might turn heads, it’s unlikely to fit in on a construction site or in a plumber’s daily routine.

“I’m all for diversity, but I need a van that can handle the job, not one that looks like it’s headed to a pride parade,” commented Dave, a seasoned tradesman. “Give me reliability over rainbows any day.”

Despite the mixed reactions, Ford remains optimistic about the “Transit Rainbow’s” market potential, targeting urban areas and communities where its vibrant design is likely to resonate.

As the “Transit Rainbow” rolls off the assembly line and onto the streets, it’s sure to spark conversations – and perhaps a few debates – about the intersection of automotive design and social activism. Whether you see it as a symbol of progress or a colourful curiosity, one thing’s for sure: the classic white van will never be the same again.