FORD has really got into the spirit of the Commonwealth Games.
Apart from supplying 1123 low CO2 vehicles as the official automotive partner of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games , it has also turned a Ford Transit Jumbo into a new Commonwealth Games table tennis venue.
True. All true.
Under the glare of the LED lights (an £80 ex-VAT option on all Transits) Ford has installed a table tennis table inside the Jumbo Transit’s cargo area.
OK, it’s not quite a full size table – but for mere hacks likes us, rather than Commonwealth athletes – it’s big enough for a touch of ping pong.
There’s spectating areas – at the end of the cargo area and from the side door – while players have the opportunity to ping the ball off the side of the van. A bit like real tennis.
This particular Ford Transit does not form part of the official Ford fleet at the Commonwealth Games, however. There are 30 Transit Vans on duty.