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The exclusive offer, sold through the national chauffeured vehicle dealership, allows operator-buyers to upgrade the interiors for more of a luxury ambiance, said David Bastian, commercial sales manager of Towne Livery. The Executive Shuttle package comes with Katzkin Leather and Altro Wood Safety Flooring.
“When one company is working on the floor, the other company is working on the seats,” Bastian said. “I can complete a vehicle in a week to a week and a half.”
Kevin Farrell of Royal Limousine in Milwaukee, Wisc. bought Towne’s 1st customized Ford Transit from Towne after meeting with Bastian at the 2015 LCT-NLA Show East in Atlantic City. Farrell took delivery on Dec. 10, 2015.
Two of the primary color combinations that Towne has in inventory are dark charcoal leather seats with a (brownish) Harvest Maple floor, and dark charcoal/stone two-tone leather seats and interior with a Manor Oak (dark gray) floor. The floors all feature PVC non-slip material. Depending on the options available for leather seating, the upfitted Transits start from $50,200.
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