More than two decades past since last model carried this name, but interest for it is still very big. Latest reports say that this SUV will come back next year, as 2017 Ford Bronco. As you probably know, this nameplate dates way back from 60’s. During all these years, we have seen plenty of variants of it. The last one came in 2004. However, this model never entered serial production, and stayed just in concept form. In past few years, there are numerous rumors about new model and, according to latest ones, next generation of this legendary SUV will come next year.
2017 Ford Bronco specs
It is pretty legal to say that this model will come as an all-new model, because it comes after more than twenty years brake. So, what can we expect from it. Surely, there won’t be many similarities with previous model. Many reports say that 2017 Ford Bronco will be based on the latest F-150 truck, which came completely redesigned last year. It will ride on the same lightweight platform, which features massive use of light materials such as aluminum and HSS. Many of characteristics will be shared by these two models. Moreover, huge majority of 2017 Bronco parts will be just same as on F-150.
2017 Ford Bronco redesign
When it is about visual appearance, less in known at this point. However, it is for sure that new model will continue in recognizable boxy manner. Many of styling solutions could be borrowed from latest concept, but most of the will be new, which is pretty much expected, since this concept car came in 2004. When it is about interior, 2017 Ford Bronco will come with similar design of cabin as F-150. Still, there will be many unique details. New model will be pretty much upscale in this aspect, compared to previous generations. So, expect premium things 0like hi-tech systems, premium materials, plenty of advanced safety systems etc.
2017 Ford Bronco engine
Although 2017 Ford Bronco will surely be available in V8 variants, it is expected that base model will come with smaller and more efficient, EcoBoost V6 unit. When it is about V8s, there will be probably two variants, one naturally-aspirated and also one hi-performance variant, equipped with supercharger and similar things. Some reports say that 2017 Bronco will also come in diesel variant. This could be a 4.9 V7 engine, which outputs around 330 horses and 645 pound-feet of torque.
2017 Ford Bronco release date and price
The 2017 Ford Bronco is expected to come somewhere next year. When it is about price, base model will probably go somewhere around 30.000 dollars.