The 2021 Ford Bronco Will Have a Seven-Speed Manual Transmission, But It’s Not What You Think
The 2021 Ford Bronco was supposed to debut this spring, but with the ongoing Covid situation, it is still unclear if that’s happening. However, Ford recently said that the Bronco will "have its world debut this spring."
If true, this means the Bronco will be unveiled within a few weeks. In the meantime, there is some scoop on this vehicle. TFLcar has updates about the Bronco’s infotainment system, different packages, and even its seven-speed gearbox. The latter, however, is not what you think it is.
Ford Actually Believes That the Focus ST Is Better Than the Volkswagen Golf GTI
Ford has been working to dethrone the Volkswagen Golf GTI with the Focus ST for more than a decade now. Needless to say, it wasn’t exactly successful at it, as the Golf GTI is still the best-selling hot hatch in nearly every market. But Ford Performance Europe boss Stefan Meunzinger thinks that the latest-generation Focus ST finally has what it takes to overtake its rival.
The 2022 Ford Ranger Could Be Offered With An Efficient Hybrid Powertrain
Ford may have pulled the plug (pun intended) on a plug-in hybrid F-150, but it does have plans to introduce it on the 2022 Ranger. The Ranger is sold in many countries across the globe and is one of the most important products for the company.
The truck’s next generation is slated to be released next year, and it could see some massive changes under the hood. According to CarExpert, the Ranger will be offered with a new plug-in hybrid powertrain that hasn’t been used in any other product yet.
Here Are the Latest Updates on the 2021 Ford F-150
Despite the pandemic, Ford seems to be working hard on making sure the all-new 2021 F-150 isn’t delayed for long. Few details have already leaked and some are announced by Ford itself, but there are a lot of things still unknown. With uncertainty all around, there is a lot of buzz surrounding America’s best-selling truck. Here are all the updates about the 2021 Ford F-150 to date.
Watch Chip Foose Redesign The First-Gen Ford Bronco As A Hot-Rod
The first-gen Ford Bronco is much adored by enthusiasts and purists for its timeless, classic design philosophy. Even the celebrity automotive designer, Chip Foose, prefers this to other generations. Now, given the skills and talent of this man, he can put down his imagination of a car on paper. So, what does he do? He redesigns the first-gen Bronco as a drop-top hot rod and gives us a peek at a one-of-a-kind Bronco that may not be present in any parallel universe either. Do you dig it?
This Is What The Infamous ’Death Wobble’ is Like On A Newer Ford F-350
Have you heard of ’Death Wobble’? If you are a truck owner or truck enthusiast, you would’ve come across this term often. Jeep came under scrutiny for this, but Ford customers have also reported this issue on the Super Duty trucks.
There are multiple videos and complaints on the internet where the drivers experience violent jostling and shaking from the whole front end and it feels like the vehicle is just going to tear apart. To get an idea of how it feels, check out this video of a 2018 Ford F-350 experiencing a death wobble on the highway out of nowhere.
Restored: 1970 Ford F-100 Short Bed Pickup By Icon 4x4
Icon 4x4, a California-based aftermarket company, is known for restoring classic models to perfection. The best part about the company is that they don’t mess around with the essence of the vehicle. The vehicles still have the original retro feel to them, but are reimagined for modern use. In short, you can get yourself a daily driver with classic styling and modern functionality.
The company’s latest project is a 1970 Ford F-100 short bed pickup truck. The company’s founder and lead designer Jonathan Ward found it on Craigslist. The model on sale was in good condition with the original paint scheme and nothing major changed. Fortunately, the company retained the original looks but made it a better daily driver.
2021 Ford Bronco Sport Spotted During Testing With Different Grille Designs
Ford recently announced that the Bronco’s launch is delayed due to the pandemic, but the SUV was spotted testing recently. BroncoSportForum saw a couple of test mules of the Bronco Sport in camouflage chilling at Wendy’s in Las Vegas, Nevada.
If you look carefully, you’ll notice that both these Bronco Sports are wearing different grilles. From what it’s worth, Ford will be offering three grilles on the urban SUV. A simple, yet effective way to customize your Bronco as per your liking.
Ford UK Has Quietly Confirmed the 2021 Puma ST on Twitter
Originally a sporty three-door compact, the Ford Puma was revived in 2019 as a subcompact crossover. Come 2020 and Ford confirmed that there will be an ST version of the modern Puma, set to arrive in 2020. The vehicle was teased by Ford UK on its Twitter account, and it seems that it will be a spiritual successor to the Racing Puma from 1999.
Ford Renews The ’Excursion’ Trademark
Ford seems to have some strong bond with the patents office. After filing numerous trademarks for the Bronco, the company is now renewing the “Excursion” trademark. Does it ring a bell? This studio apartment-sized SUV was discontinued in 2006, but Ford is reviving the moniker again; rather, renewing the trademark for now. Is Ford planning to challenge the Chevy Suburban for the biggest SUV award, or are we looking at an electric truck to take on the upcoming Hummer EV?
Is Ford Working On A Bronco-Based Pickup Truck Called Maverick?
Ford has had a long relationship with the Maverick moniker. Even recently when Ford went all berserk by filing tens of names like Outer Banks, Wildtrak, Adrenaline, and whatnot, Maverick appeared at the forefront everywhere.
Now, it looks like Ford will use it for a new vehicle. TFL Truck has reported a leaked 3-D image of a tailgate with MAVERICK embossing on it. One thing is for sure: that this is a pickup truck’s tailgate, but is it for a new Bronco based truck, or will we be receiving another Ranger-based pickup?
Your 2021 Ford Mach-E Isn’t Coming This Summer Like You Expected
Ford just entered the all-electric car market with the Mustang Mach-E,, but deliveries have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the company’s efforts to keep the Mach-E on track, it seems that the first units will reach customers a few months later than planned.