News Source: Ford Bronco and Mustang Could Become Their Own Sub-Brands
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We sure have been bombarded with, and the , for that matter.
Officiallyis still saying it’s “too early” to talk Bronco details, but sources tell Autoweek the company is looking at into sub-brands, offering several models each, under what’s being called the Ford Icons group.
“We have to leverage what we’re good at,” a source told Autoweek. “What are we good at? Mustangs and trucks. Mustang is a niche product with a great legacy. We need to expand on that legacy. More Broncos is a no-brainer.”
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Our spies tell us we’ll see the larger Bronco first and, in fact, we probably would have seen it at the. We’d previously heard Bronco production was supposed to start mid-July but was pushed to early September due to COVID-19. Our sources say production is now scheduled for the end of August. Whenever the Bronco drops, expect the smaller one a few months later.
There are two- and four-door versions of the larger, body-on-frame Bronco, sharing a platform with the Ranger pickup. The smaller Bronco Sport is probably a rugged-ish unibody crossover, and could spawn athat might be called the Maverick. from 2.0-liter fours to a 2.3-liter turbo-four, and maybe Ford’s 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6, with horsepower ranging from somewhere in the 200s into the 300s. The racing version is called Bronco R.
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These reproduction chrome parts are an easy way to spice up any first-gen Bronco build. As the market for the first-gen Ford Bronco continues to sizzle, replacement parts are getting easier to come by. United Pacific already had a laundry list of reproduction parts available for the 1966-77 Bronco, but now builders can add a little more style with a new chrome grille and factory-style chrome side mirrors with high-tech LED turn signals.
Our sources say eventually Broncos will come in two- and four-door form with EV and hybrid versions down the road.
Same with the. A source told Autoweek everything is on the table.
“Who knows what the timeframe is in this COVID atmosphere we’re in but yeah, we’re looking at more EVs, hybrids, sedans, crossovers, coupe EVs, convertible EVs, rear-drive, all-wheel drive, you name it. There’s probably going to be a fistfight over a pickup called Mustang, though,” our source said with a laugh.
from 255 hp to 333 hp, with the more powerful GT model cranking out 459 hp, built on, our sources remind us, a scalable EV platform able to be shortened or stretched to support several body styles.
“The aim is for the Mustang-badged vehicles to be the more performance-oriented of the two sub-brands,” the source said.
We are watching both the Mustang and Bronco families carefully. Meanwhile, as, you might as well start wrapping your head around cars such as electric Mustangs and Bronco pickups landing at Ford dealers in the 2020s.
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