The Ford Bronco was first launched onto the market in 1966 where it reveled in 30 years of production, until being discontinued in 1996. But after 15 years of non-existence, the Bronco was brought back with a specially customized unit at the 2011 SEMA Auto Show.

The tuned-up Ford Bronco is the product of Jonathan Ward and famous Ford designer, Camilo Pardo’s hard work. The two men wanted to maintain the original Bronco’s classic aesthetic and design values, while also reinventing everything about the car down to the smallest details.

The Icon Bronco uses a 2011 Ford Coyote 5.0 liter V8 engine that delivers a total of 412 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque, more than doubling the original Bronco’s output of 200 HP. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission and an Atlas II part-time four-wheel drive system.

And just like any other modern SUV, the Icon Bronco has been equipped with bucket seats with carbon fiber elements, tinted glass, a laser-cut stainless steel door, and cargo panels with Volcanic Black powder coated trim bezels.

  • 1996 Ford Icon Bronco
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    five-speed manual transmission
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    5000 L
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  (530) posted on 11.22.2011

It looks so outdated on its interior, and I wonder if it is already the official look of this Icon Bronco? I hope that they should enhance more. Anyway, I’m already quite impressed on its engine output.

  (466) posted on 11.21.2011

I wonder if it had an impressive and comfortable interior? Anyway, it is really so unlike with Ford, but I still like it, for having a powerful engine output, and I love its massive wheel.

  (434) posted on 11.17.2011

It looks so massive on its wheels. It seems that it was always on the go for a rocky road and for an adventure! smiley Anyway, it doesn’t really matter for me, if it doesn’t have an impressive platform.

  (677) posted on 11.15.2011

Is it really true that Ford is launching a jeep? Well, I’m just quite confused because it’s the first time that they would produce a vehicle like that which is not a good-looking car.

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