True Bronco will get the motor from Explorer

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The official premiere of new items was postponed several times. The exact date of debut yet, but it is expected that the model will be presented in the current year.

Ford announced the revival of the model Bronco back in the fall of 2018. Later it became known that the name you give to a whole family of eponymous SUV. So, the flagship frame SUV Bronco the company intends to issue in a short three-door and five-door long versions with removable doors and roof. His “younger brother” crossover Bronco Sport will be available with a traditional five-door body, furthermore, the line needs to enter the pickup, aimed primarily at the South American market.

It was assumed that the presentation of a SUV frame will be held in April 2020 at the auto show in new York, but due to the pandemic in the fashion industry, this event is first moved at a later date (end of August – beginning of September), and then decided this year not to hold the exhibition. Measures to combat COVID-19, as well as a decline in sales of new machines, apparently, has forced Ford to delay not only the premiere of the new products, but also start their production, as well as the date of commencement of sales.

No official shots of Bronco company has not yet been published, although the car in camouflage and no disguise was already caught in the lens of photospies. According to him, the looks of the new SUVs frame in some detail follows the classic SUV the first generation. The picture shows large wheel arches with plastic expanders, “toothy” tires with a high profile and narrow bumpers with tow hooks and high ground clearance.

In the suspension are likely to be solid axles. What would be the type all-wheel drive, is not yet clear. Perhaps he, like the main competitor of Jeep Wrangler, there will be several options. According to preliminary data, under the hood will be a 274-strong petrol “turboservice” EcoBoost volume of 2.3 liters (the maximum torque – 420 Nm). Also in the range of engines can be petrol “byturbulence” EcoBoost 2.7 litres with the recoil 330 HP (542 Nm) – this engine is equipped with the most popular car in the U.S. – Ford F-150. It is expected that it will offer ten step “automatic” or semiskorostnoy transmission.

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In addition, Ford Bronco, you may receive the top version with the addition of Raptor to the title. According to rumors, it can be equipped with V6 engine with twin-turbocharged EcoBoost 3.5 liters, which is capable of producing up to 450 HP (this engine is equipped with a current F-150 Raptor). However, as noted in RevMatchTV, this motor will not fit the chassis of the new SUV frame.

There is speculation that Bronco Raptor under the hood will be a 3.0-liter turbo V6. He is listed in the range of actual crossovers Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator. These SUV his return is 400 HP and a maximum torque of 562 Nm. It is possible that such a vehicle will be a hybrid setup. Likely, version with console Raptor to the title will be released no earlier than a year after the premiere of the initial versions of the new SUV.

Earlier it was reported that Ford Bronco can allocate in a separate sub-brand. Although the company is this information officially is not confirmed. Presumably, the second a separate sub-brand of Ford will be the Mustang, it will include not only sports cars, but the Ford Mustang Mach electrocreaser-E, which the company introduced last fall.

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