After months of anticipation, Ford will lastly unveil the 2021 Bronco and Bronco Sport tonight at eight pm EST.
To say it’s been a very long time coming is an understatement as has Ford has beforehand postponed the disclosing twice. The primary was brought on by the coronavirus, whereas the second delay was to avoid O.J. Simpson’s birthday.
In fact, the delays haven’t hampered the keenness as leak after leak has proved there’s loads of curiosity within the new Bronco lineup. That understandably has Jeep anxious and you’ll see that in right now’s unveiling of the Wrangler Rubicon 392 concept and rumors suggesting the corporate is planning a collection of updates for the 2021 Wrangler.
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That being stated, the keenness for the Bronco is electrifying and the mannequin will comply with within the footsteps of the unique which was launched 55 years in the past. Whereas it will likely be all-new, the mannequin pays tribute to the basic off-roader because it options round headlights and comparatively flat bodywork with pronounced wheel arches. The mannequin additionally sports activities a detachable roof and vertical taillights identical to its predecessor.
Whereas we are able to’t reveal particulars fairly but, rumors have urged the Bronco can be supplied with a 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder that produces 270 hp (201 kW / 274 PS) and 310 lb-ft (420 Nm) of torque. Hypothesis has additionally indicated there can be a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 with 325 hp (242 kW / 330 PS) and 400 lb-ft (542 Nm) of torque.
Extra importantly, previous pictures have revealed the Bronco can be supplied with a seven-speed guide transmission that has a crawler gear for off-roading. We will additionally anticipate a ten-speed computerized gearbox, locking differentials and an digital sway bar disconnect.
The Bronco Sport, alternatively, is a small off-roader that has quite a bit in widespread with the Escape. This contains its engine lineup which is slated to include a 1.5-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder with 180 hp (134 kW / 182 PS) and a 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder with 250 hp (186 kW / 253 PS).
You may watch the disclosing right here shortly and we’ll have full particulars at eight pm.