The Ford Bronco R race prototype “hints” on the design of the highly-anticipated manufacturing mannequin that is scheduled to be unveiled within the spring.
DETROIT – Ford Motor on Monday teased the upcoming design of its new Ford Bronco, one of many automaker’s most highly-anticipated debuts in years.
Ford launched a video and pictures of a “race-inspired Bronco R prototype” that “hints” at what the manufacturing SUV will appear like when it debuts within the spring.
“Like the unique Bronco, we stored Bronco R’s design genuine and easy, with a roll cage on a production-style body, and a five-piece light-weight physique on prime,” Brian Novak, Ford Efficiency off-road racing supervisor, mentioned in a launch.
The race car, Ford mentioned, was created to mark the 50th anniversary of a Bronco successful the 1969 Baja 1000, an off-road motorsport race held yearly on the Baja California Peninsula in Northwestern Mexico. The car, in response to Ford, might be used to help in testing the manufacturing Bronco’s powertrain and structure.
Ford discontinued the Bronco in 1996 following a greater than 30-year run because of fading recognition of two-door, two-row, massive SUVs. The corporate introduced plans to resurrect the SUV in January 2017, nevertheless it has launched little info concerning the upcoming car.
CORRECTION: This text was up to date to right how lengthy the Bronco was in manufacturing previous to 1996. It was 30 years.