Ford Bronco: the definitive 4×4 that does not reach Europe

José Manuel González Torres

Writing about the return of an automobile history has never been so painful for motor lovers. He Ford Bronco It returns to the portfolio of the oval firm yes, but it will not be available in the European market. The American firm left us with honey on our lips by publishing a very short teaser, in which it revealed its return, with three available bodies. The most striking is undoubtedly the variant two doors with square bodywork and empty doors. The four-door version will compete with the Jeep Wrangler, a model that has been able to create hobby and loyalty from its customers. Nor is the most SUV model, called Sport, which would become the ideal option for the most conservative and functional. Its price in the United States starts from 29 955 euros.

The firm made it very clear during its presentation: “The Bronco has arrived to become the leader in its segment.” It will do so by building on the Ford Ranger platform and, in the case of the normal Bronco, an independent scheme on the front axle and a rigid Dana behind. It has two all-wheel drive systems and a ground clearance of up to 294 millimeters, the highest in the off-road segment. To adapt to customer driving, Ford has developed seven modes for Terrain Management System: Normal, Eco, Slippery, Sand, Baja, Mud / Ruts and Rock Crawl.

Customization will be another key section for all variants of the Ford Bronco. The firm offers up to 200 accessories to customize this SUV to our liking. Sorry, to the taste of the Americans rather. But first things first, the customer must choose the bodywork that best suits their needs with a starting price close to 29,995 euros for the 2p version. The 4p model starts at an approximate price of 32,700 euros and the Basic sport could be taken from 26,200 euros. Then, the client can choose between the levels of equipment: Base, Big Bend, Black Diamond, Outer Banks, Badlands, Wildtrack and First Edition.