Ford allegedly had plans to regenerate the 2015 Ford Bronco after his long sleep ever since the production version was discontinued in mid-1996. Let’s evaluate the Bronco history to refresh our stories, respectively. The Ford Bronco has been introduced for any first time in 1966 by using a two-door sport utility vehicle which includes a front engine layout to beat its main rivals while in the small compact SUV segment.
40 years later, Ford has decided to stop production of your legendary Bronco SUVs in mid-1996 resulting from market trends prefer four-door passenger vehicle it had been. And to answer the market demand from customers, the Dearborn automaker decided to launch the Ford Expedition while in the same year to replace the Bronco. Eight years later, the Blue Oval Company showcased the new Bronco concept for at the first try at the 2004 Detroit Auto Exhibit. The 2015 Ford Bronco concept carries your 2.0-liter intercooled four-cylinder turbo diesel engine mated in an Intelligent 4WD system and six-speed Power Shift hands-on transmission. The 2.0L turbo diesel engine perfect for developing 128 horsepower at 4,000 rpm plus 244 lb-ft of torque at 1,500 rpm, the Bronco concept featuring shorter wheelbase, round headlamps and box-like roofline.
The fact is that, Ford was never even brought the Bronco production version to your dealership floor after its concept version introduced in Detroit eight issue. Instead, Ford decided to launch the third-generation 2013 Escape compact crossover along at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show plus Bronco project was canceled, so it’s impossible to see a Bronco concept entered the production line it had been.
Some rumors indicate that the 2015 Ford Bronco Raptor is there to make its first appearance later 2010. However, as you all know, there’s no official confirmation from Ford at this point, although many people hoping to be aware of the latest Bronco concept at the Detroit Continuous-duty motor Show this month.
Talking about motor lineup, the all-new Ford Bronco will allegedly bring three different engine options when it launched while in the U.S. market (one diesel and two gasoline), complete which includes a six-speed manual and automatic transmission. Two of the three engines will probably be borrowed from the current Ford F-150. The earliest option, the sixth-gen Bronco is expected to come with a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 EcoBoost engine perfect for developing up to 365 horsepower during 5,000 rpm and 420 lb-ft with torque at 2,500 rpm.
Upcoming, the 2015 Ford Bronco Release may be powered using a 5.0-liter V8 engine with a maximum output about 360 horsepower at 5,500 rpm plus 380 lb-ft of torque at 5,250 rpm. Both engines above are basically obtained from the F-150 full-size pickup and all engines will reportedly consist of four-wheel drive setup. Meanwhile, a 5.5-liter diesel engine is expected to be available when you need it to complete the Bronco engine group, but it certainly will depend for market demand.
Furthermore, the upcoming Bronco models will reportedly share precisely the same platform as the Ford Explorer plus Ranger. Major changes are expected to come both concerning its exterior and interior design, however reports suggest that the sixth-generation Bronco has a similar design cues to it has the concept version. This means that the Broncos are definitely not completely redesigned and there are no significant updates concerning design.