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Ford Bronco evolution video showcases how the truck has changed over time

Ford Bronco evolution video showcases how the truck has changed over time

Search YouTube for Ford Bronco and you will see a ton of content from all over the world. A mix of old and new, test drives, extreme drives and Baja drives. One video we found while browsing the other day was something slightly different. A walk through time of the various Bronco models from the original in 1977 to the most recent in 2020.

The video was created by Mr Chart and is a short walk through the life and the many iterations of one of our favourite small trucks. The video is below:

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Ford Bronco over time

This video is an interesting journey through time and shows us just how much tastes, design trends and vehicle size has changed over the past 50-odd years. That first Bronco was so small compared to newer trucks!

The video also shows how the design has remained fairly true to itself since 1966. While the final Baja model differs a lot, the same characteristics are still present, even in its highly modified form.

We see images of vehicles over time and have probably seen all of these during the past 50 years. It’s only when you see them altogether like this that you can see how the evolution of design follows the decades and how it flows smoothly in some cases and not-so smoothly in others.

The video is only 90 seconds long and is well worth checking out!

2020/2021 Ford Bronco

Had we still lived in a fairly normal world, we would have known all about the Ford Bronco by now. Unfortunately, Ford had to postpone the reveal a couple of months due to coronavirus. The reveal is still slated for spring so we still have until June 20 to hear all about it.

The Ford Bronco is a body on frame design built to take on the Jeep Wrangler over the roughest terrain you can drive. All while having decent road manners on tarmac and being a daily driver.

It uses the Ranger frame and will likely be both two and four door. We have seen it with a removable roof, removable doors and have a rear mounted spare wheel. The design is utilitarian with enough interest to make it worth looking at.

We think it will use the same engine as the Ranger. The 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine that delivers 270 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. It would slot right onto the frame so would be a shoe-in while delivering efficient production and lower costs. We also think Ford’s 10 speed automatic transmission will feature to provide power to all four wheels.

Now we are in May, we don’t have long to wait until the official reveal. I am watching Ford daily to catch the release date as quickly as possible as I am very much looking forward to the new Bronco!

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