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FORD Bronco Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 9
First production year: 1966
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2022 - Present

Ford made a bold move forward when it introduced the Raptor version for the 2022 Raptor and gave the car a much more powerful engine and a suspension setup that transformed the SUV into a fast off-road beast. The American brand already had a Raptor lineup, and all of them were highly capable on trails. Thus, the Bronco had a promise to keep, and Ford ensured its customers that they won't...

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  FORD Bronco Raptor 3.0L EcoBoost V6 10AT AWD

2020 - Present

Just like the 1965 Bronco, Ford offered the new model with two or four doors. The two-door version featured a shorter wheelbase and a smaller cabin. Ford designed the Bronco as a direct competitor for the Jeep Wrangler. The engineering team made the car handle better on the road and took care of what the off-road enthusiasts told them. While the four-door version was made more for a family th...

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gasoline engines:

  FORD Bronco 2-door 2.3L EcoBoost 10AT (270 HP)

  FORD Bronco 2-door 2.3L EcoBoost 6MT (270 HP)

  FORD Bronco 2-door 2.7L EcoBoost 10AT (310 HP)

2020 - Present

After years of begging, the Ford fans received the legend: the Bronco. An off-road vehicle built for severe off-roading, a car that brought back the smile on off-road enthusiasts. Unlike its smaller brother Bronco Sport, Ford offered the Bronco with a choice of two or four doors. It was built as a tough off-road vehicle, with a front independent suspension and a five-link rear axle. The Bronc...

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gasoline engines:

  FORD Bronco 4-door 2.3L EcoBoost 10AT (270 HP)

  FORD Bronco 4-door 2.3L V6 EcoBoost 6MT (270 HP)

  FORD Bronco 4-door 2.7L V6 EcoBoost 10AT (310 HP)

2020 - Present

After years of begging, the Ford fans received the legend: the Bronco. An off-road vehicle that was built for severe off-roading, a car that brought back the smile on off-road enthusiasts. Ford introduced the original Bronco in 1965, and its design was the inspiration for the 2020 model. Some say that the new design team took an old vehicle and scanned it to the smallest details to understand...

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1992 - 1996

A true legend among the off-road passionate customers, the pure American Bronco was at its fifth generation when released in 1992. The first Bronco was offered to the public in 1966. The old-school SUV was mostly designed for customer looking for proven reliability and durability. The main competitors were the Chevy K Blazer and the Dodge RAM. The Bronco was offered in 3 trim levels: ba...

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1987 - 1991

The blue-oval brand introduced the fourth generation of the Bronco in 1987 and kept it in production for just four years. The 1987 Bronco was based on the same chassis as its predecessor. It was a shortened version for the F150 pickup-truck ladder-chassis, built for tough jobs and hard off-road situations. It was already known for its reliability, and the only thing that lacked was a touch of...

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1980 - 1986

Ford spent $700 million in the downsizing program at the end of the '70s, and the Bronco received them to get better fuel efficiency and provide a more comfortable ride. Looking at the third Bronco generation and comparing it to its predecessor wouldn't tell you where that money was gone. They seemed so similar that it might be considered just a facelift. Yet, it was a completely ne...

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1978 - 1979

When Ford introduced the second generation of the Bronco in 1978, it was a true revelation: it wasn't a utility truck used for agricultural needs anymore. By the late '70s, Ford noticed an increasing demand for off-road cars used for leisure. The same vehicles were used as daily drivers, so they have to offer a certain comfort level. Last but not least, the vehicle's look had t...

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1966 - 1977

When Ford built the Bronco, it aimed directly at the Harvester International Scout and the Jeep CJ-5 and did a great job. The blue-oval brand had little experience in building all-terrain vehicles. It made some of the WWII Willy's Jeeps, but it didn't design them. For the Bronco, the carmaker did ample research and talked with 10,000 owners of off-road vehicles from 300 clubs. It ga...

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