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Ford Bronco

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  • if the bronco comes back i think it would be a hot seller with the teen gen.. but thats only if it looks cool
  • autoboy16autoboy16 Posts: 992
    ME too. Hopefully, It would use the V6 as in the edge or the 2.3turbo as the Mazda CX-7 or Mazdaspeed6 and upcoming MazdaSpeed3 with all wheel drive as an option :D . If ford goes crazy, it should use the V8 in the Explorer if it was any bigger! Hopefully its no :lemon: !
  • all-wheel drive is for panzees.It should have 4 wheel drive and body on frame with solid axles to do some real off-roading
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  • I have heard rumors that ford is making a REAL Bronco with the looks and legendary offroad ability(real offroad ability not sissy new land rover stuff)and everything.I heard it would be on the new thai ranger platform.with a 5.0? maybe.I also heard the feista platform suv would be the ecosport.as for toyota they are bring back the fj and jeep is updating the wrangler.
  • gagricegagrice San DiegoPosts: 28,850
    I'm glad to hear it. I am tired of these mamby pamby wannabe SUVs. I loved my 1984 Bronco. Then came that POC Bronco II and things have gone down hill since. My 1964 FJ40 Landcruiser was good except for a poorly copied Chevy engine.
  • Kirstie_HKirstie_H Posts: 10,824
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  • buddy13buddy13 Posts: 2
    The only real Broncos were the early ones; pre-1974 or so, :P :P :P
  • gagricegagrice San DiegoPosts: 28,850
    I remember the early Broncos quite well. I went on several Tierra del Sol Safaris in the 1960s. The trail was strewn with broken Broncos & Scouts. The Jeep & FJ40s were the ones to beat. My 84 Bronco was not great off road. But I liked it for hauling my boat in and out of Lake Havasu. I traveled all over the desert with it. I had fat tires for the sand. By the early 1970s the Broncos had matured into a decent off road vehicle. If you had the bucks to get Stroppe to set it up.

    That said a new Bronco that would work well in the sand would be on my list.
  • autoboy16autoboy16 Posts: 992
    Hopefully, It would use the V6 as in the edge or the 2.3turbo as the Mazda CX-7 or Mazdaspeed6 and upcoming MazdaSpeed3 with all wheel drive or 4wd as an option . If ford goes really retro, it should use the V8 in the "new" Explorer if it was any bigger! Hopefully its no :lemon:
  • tburchtburch Posts: 2
    From what I read depending on how the FJ Cruiser from Toyota sells it may determine weather or not Ford will bring back the Bronco. I don't think that Ford will put a V8 in the hopefully future Bronco unless they make it an option like on the new 2007 Sport Trac it would be nice though but I think if it takes the same body shape as the concept it would be ok to have a 210hp 4.0L or even better the 4.2L V6. I think gas prices will play a major part in the development of the Ford Bronco.
  • autoboy16autoboy16 Posts: 992
    I agree 91%. The other 9% of me is saying "PLEASE CHANGE THE DESIGN!!" If anything it will use the 2.3 in the mazdaspeed vehicles or the 3.5 in edge/mkx/cx-9 triplets. Thats the most rational. Talk about dejavoo :D :mad:
  • I've been driving by a 71 bronco for sale on my way to work for the past month or so that keeps begging me to buy it. I've been a bronco fan for many years - and have always wanted an older version. Does anyone know what these go for? The guy is asking $6500.
  • tburchtburch Posts: 2
    I saw older Bronco about the same year here in houston it looked like it was in great condition but I don't know how good the motor was and it was about $6000+ cause i was like i want that but saw the price and it was to much for me.
  • odie6lodie6l Hershey, PaPosts: 1,078
    Are we talking about the re-design that Ford showed a few years back in Detroit as a concept as the 2009 model, or a totally different design? I personally liked the concept that was shown a couple years back, just as long as they don't try to make it massive like the Expedition.

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  • autoboy16autoboy16 Posts: 992
    It'll be about the size of the Mazda 3 or Volvo S40/V50. I'm hoping it'll use the 2.3turbo in the Mazda 3, 6, and Cx-7

    -Cj :shades:
  • I've been obsessed with the FJ Cruiser since its into in Detroit two years ago. The only reason I don't own one yet is that I've been fighting buying a 100% Japanese vehicle, hoping the an American company will put out something as appealing. If Ford built the Bronco AS SHOWN in Detroit, I would race to a dealer. But once again, it looks like the concept was only a tease. But I will wait until the Detroit auto show, and see if they do something that will give me hope. If anyone knows anything - rumors, even - please pass it on.
  • I think the Bronco Concept is ugly, and I can't really imagine anyone buying this. Retro is cool, but not in this case. The original Bronco is not very cool. It didn't get cool until the second generation. I love the late 70s plus, and I own a 82. I think it would be really cool if they made a super duty, or even f150 style 2 door bronco, or even just a much shower excursion, to be popular it doesn't have to be some crazy way out idea. If people want a bronco style vehicle 2 door 4 seat truck then it will work. I think now adays though we are to busy to be considerned with climbing into the back seat.
  • The Bronco concept and bobbobson68's idea of a "cool" Bronco are quite different, but they have a major commonality; ruggedness. Ford needs a rugged SUV - something along the lines of the old Bronco, or a Wrangler, the FJ Cruiser, or the "New Bronco".
  • the new is just going to be a knock off i will just stick to the old school stuff
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