• The Ford Bronco Isn’t An American-Exclusive Anymore

Ford has decided to offer the Bronco in other parts of the world on a very limited basis

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After an absence of 25 years, the Bronco name was revived in 2021. The sixth generation arrived as an off-road SUV built specifically for the American market. Now, after another year, Ford announced that the Bronco will also be offered on the European market, but there is a catch: it will be offered in limited numbers and only in left-hand drive. This way the Bronco will be the third American-built Ford model offered in Europe, next to the Mustang and the Explorer. European sales will begin in the third quarter of 2023.

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According to the first details we have on the European Bronco, it appears that it will only be offered in four-door configuration. When it comes to its design language, we expect European customers to enjoy the same key elements we’ve seen in the American version: short overhangs, strong feature lines, and bold, functional details. As standard, the Bronco will be offered with Bang & Olufsen premium audio system with 10 speakers and a subwoofer, a 360-degree camera, and a 12-inch screen for the infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. European customers will get to choose between 17 and 18-inch alloy wheels fitted with all-terrain tires.

Ford said nothing about what engines will be offered for the European market, but on the U.S. market, there are two different engines available: the standard 2.3-liter, four-cylinder EcoBoost engine that makes 270 horses and 310 pound-feet of torque, and a 2.7-liter, V-6 EcoBoost mill that produces 310 ponies and 400 pound-feet of twist. What will be identical on the Bronco will be its famous GOAT modes that will allow the SUV to be driven on any type of road. Just as a reminder the seven GOAT modes are: Normal, Eco, Sport, Slippery, Sand, Baja, Mud/Ruts, and Rock Crawl.

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In Europe, the Bronco will be offered with standard locking rear differential, while a locking front differential and front anti-roll bar disconnect system will be offered as an option. Customers will also be able to choose between a two-speed electronic transfer case that allows shifting between two- and four-wheel drive on the move and a two-speed electromechanical transfer case that can switch by itself when needed.

The list of accessories will include: enhanced lighting systems like available roof-mounted light bar and A-pillar spotlights, a rear tent, roof tent, side awning, roof rails, and dedicated carriers for skis, bicycles, and roof boxes.

The European version of the Bronco will go on sale at the end of 2023. At the moment we have no details on what trim levels will be offered or what pricing will be

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"The Bronco is Ford’s toughest and most versatile off-roader, and the new generation fuses the DNA of the original with the latest terrain-handling technologies and a vast range of accessories to create a new off-road icon," said Matthias Tonn, chief engineer, Import Vehicles, Ford of Europe. "Following the huge success of the new Bronco in the US we are thrilled to be bringing some of the spirit of adventure to our customers in Europe."

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