Latest reports say that company is going to bring back one of its best-known nameplates next year, as 2018 Ford Bronco. As you probably known, this large SUV was present for a long time, and gained a reputation of a legend. It was originally launched in 60’s, while latest model was discontinued about twenty years ago. Two decades had passed, but interest for this model is still very big. In 2004 company released a concept of new Bronco, but this model never entered serial production. Finally, it looks like newest model will come soon, probably next year as 2018 Ford Bronco.
2018 Ford Bronco specs
The 2018 Ford Bronco is expected to come completely new next year. Since it will come twenty years later, it is hard to make some comparison between previous and upcoming model. It is pretty much legal to say that this will be a completely new model. According to our reliable sources, new model will based on the same platform as new F-150 and upcoming Explorer. It is a completely new platform, which is characterized by massive use of light materials, mainly aluminum and HSS. This technological achievement provides huge weight savings, which will make a huge impact on overall performances.
2018 Ford Bronco design
When it is about exterior design, exact styling of 2018 Bronco in not know at this moment. It is expected that new model will keep traditional boxy shape, which characterizes old Bronco models. Also, new model probably won’t be so strictly based on company’s current design language, like it is expected from new Explorer, for example. We will see plenty of unique details, when it comes to things such as lighting, grille, bumpers etc.
2018 Ford Bronco engine
According to our reliable sources, 2018 Ford Bronco is expected to be offered in many variants, when it is about engines. Base model is expected to use company’s new 3.5 liter EcoBoost V6 unit, while V8 variant is expected as optional. Also, company prepares a hi-performance version, which will probably use the same V8 engine, but backed up with a turbocharger. Finally, 2018 Bronco is expected to come in a diesel variant. This model will probably use a 4.9 liter seven-cylinder unit, which has max output of around 330 horsepower and 645 pound-feet of torque.
2018 Ford Bronco release date and price
As we already mentioned, 2018 Ford Bronco will probably come somewhere next year. According to some predictions, base model will go around 30.000 dollars.