The Truth About Cars » bronco http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Foreign Affairs: Troller T4, Brazil http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/foreign-affairs-troller-t4-brazil/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/foreign-affairs-troller-t4-brazil/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304769 I can’t believe it, but I’m about to argue that the American market needs another SUV. Seriously. No, please, don’t click away. Really, beyond the various Wrangler derivatives, are there any true sport utility vehicles offered here any longer? Everything else is a unibody cute-ute or some monstrous limo/wagon hybrid that can’t handle a curb, let […]

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I can’t believe it, but I’m about to argue that the American market needs another SUV. Seriously. No, please, don’t click away. Really, beyond the various Wrangler derivatives, are there any true sport utility vehicles offered here any longer? Everything else is a unibody cute-ute or some monstrous limo/wagon hybrid that can’t handle a curb, let […]

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Feds Pass Low Volume Law, Turn-key Fun for Everyone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/feds-pass-low-volume-law-turn-key-fun-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/feds-pass-low-volume-law-turn-key-fun-everyone/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 20:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238657 For decades, enthusiasts came to dread new motor vehicle laws, as they typically conspire against the use of motor vehicles for fun. Post-Nader safety regulations that made cars heavier and less nimble came first. Emissions laws came a few years later, which strangled the previously-unrestricted engines into submission. The death of leaded fuel helped many of those […]

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For decades, enthusiasts came to dread new motor vehicle laws, as they typically conspire against the use of motor vehicles for fun. Post-Nader safety regulations that made cars heavier and less nimble came first. Emissions laws came a few years later, which strangled the previously-unrestricted engines into submission. The death of leaded fuel helped many of those […]

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Ford-UAW Deal: Ford Ranger and Bronco In, Taurus Out http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-uaw-deal-ford-ranger-and-bronco-in-taurus-out/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-uaw-deal-ford-ranger-and-bronco-in-taurus-out/#comments Wed, 11 Nov 2015 18:20:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1217233 Ford fanboys (this one included) will finally get the Wrangler-fighting sport utility they’ve been yearning for since the demise of the Blue Oval’s two-door SUV in the mid ’90s. According to the Detroit Free Press, Ford is looking to get back into the newly re-energized midsize truck game with its global Ranger, and that truck brings with it a […]

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Ford fanboys (this one included) will finally get the Wrangler-fighting sport utility they’ve been yearning for since the demise of the Blue Oval’s two-door SUV in the mid ’90s. According to the Detroit Free Press, Ford is looking to get back into the newly re-energized midsize truck game with its global Ranger, and that truck brings with it a […]

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Why Bronco Should Return as a Wrangler Fighter http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/why-bronco-should-return-as-a-wrangler-fighter/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/why-bronco-should-return-as-a-wrangler-fighter/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 19:30:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1175154 Is there a self-respecting automotive enthusiast alive, myself included, who wouldn’t love to see Ford resurrect the Bronco? Answer: Absolutely, the fun loving folks in Auburn Hills. Ford may not need to develop a new Bronco, but it absolutely should. And it should use the Jeep Wrangler as its benchmark. The Wrangler nameplate is so […]

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Is there a self-respecting automotive enthusiast alive, myself included, who wouldn’t love to see Ford resurrect the Bronco? Answer: Absolutely, the fun loving folks in Auburn Hills. Ford may not need to develop a new Bronco, but it absolutely should. And it should use the Jeep Wrangler as its benchmark. The Wrangler nameplate is so […]

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Let’s Break Down The Ford Ranger and Bronco Rumors, Shall We? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/lets-break-ford-ranger-bronco-rumors-shall/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/lets-break-ford-ranger-bronco-rumors-shall/#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1153297 News today that the Ford Ranger pickup and Bronco utility could return to the United States and Canada is being met by very enthusiastic ears, including yours truly. According to multiple outlets, the two vehicles could be built at Ford’s Wayne, Michigan plant, the same plant that will lose Focus and C-MAX production to Mexico in 2018. […]

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News today that the Ford Ranger pickup and Bronco utility could return to the United States and Canada is being met by very enthusiastic ears, including yours truly. According to multiple outlets, the two vehicles could be built at Ford’s Wayne, Michigan plant, the same plant that will lose Focus and C-MAX production to Mexico in 2018. […]

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Add Bronco To Today’s Ranger Return Rumor http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/add-bronco-todays-ranger-return-rumor/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/add-bronco-todays-ranger-return-rumor/#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1153329 Ford may bring back the Bronco name as a Ranger-based SUV if production returns to the U.S. in 2018, Bloomberg is reporting. The Bronco would be based on a mid-sized pickup frame, unlike the current Explorer. A Bronco could be targeted at Jeep, either Grand Cherokee — or Wrangler. Ford ended production of its Bronco in 1996. […]

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Ford may bring back the Bronco name as a Ranger-based SUV if production returns to the U.S. in 2018, Bloomberg is reporting. The Bronco would be based on a mid-sized pickup frame, unlike the current Explorer. A Bronco could be targeted at Jeep, either Grand Cherokee — or Wrangler. Ford ended production of its Bronco in 1996. […]

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TTAC Forum Crapwagon ReCrap: Get Shorty, Or Italian, But Not Both http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/ttac-forum-crapwagon-recrap-get-shorty-italian-not/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/ttac-forum-crapwagon-recrap-get-shorty-italian-not/#comments Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1149713 If you haven’t noticed — and judging by the lack of comments, I’m guessing you haven’t — things have been picking up a bit over at the long-dormant TTAC Forum. I’ve been posting a near-daily “Find of the Day” in the Classic and Collector Car forum. I’m trying to highlight the interesting, cool, and weird […]

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If you haven’t noticed — and judging by the lack of comments, I’m guessing you haven’t — things have been picking up a bit over at the long-dormant TTAC Forum. I’ve been posting a near-daily “Find of the Day” in the Classic and Collector Car forum. I’m trying to highlight the interesting, cool, and weird […]

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Dr. Sajeev Mehta, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bronco http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/dr-sajeev-mehta-or-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-bronco/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/dr-sajeev-mehta-or-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-bronco/#comments Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453146 “Hey Sajeev, it’s Mark. We’re up in Tomball looking at a ’95 Bronco. We could use some advice.” Without sarcasm, a laugh, or any explanation, Sajeev replied with one word, “Run.”   Being a Canadian in Texas, where gas and well-used V8 SUVs are cheap, I was inclined to make very questionable choices which went […]

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“Hey Sajeev, it’s Mark. We’re up in Tomball looking at a ’95 Bronco. We could use some advice.” Without sarcasm, a laugh, or any explanation, Sajeev replied with one word, “Run.”   Being a Canadian in Texas, where gas and well-used V8 SUVs are cheap, I was inclined to make very questionable choices which went […]

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Could This Be The “Press Bronco” From Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/could-this-be-the-press-bronco-from-fear-and-loathing-in-las-vegas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/could-this-be-the-press-bronco-from-fear-and-loathing-in-las-vegas/#comments Tue, 28 Dec 2010 16:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=378766 When Raoul Duke, protagonist of Hunter S. Thompson’s best-known work, goes to cover the story of the ’71 Mint 400 race, he attempts to observe the race from a Ford-owned truck. When I saw this ’72 at a Denver wrecking yard a few days ago, I figured I might be looking at that very same […]

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When Raoul Duke, protagonist of Hunter S. Thompson’s best-known work, goes to cover the story of the ’71 Mint 400 race, he attempts to observe the race from a Ford-owned truck. When I saw this ’72 at a Denver wrecking yard a few days ago, I figured I might be looking at that very same […]

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Curbside Classic: 1963 IH Scout 80 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/curbside-classic-1963-ih-scout-80/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/curbside-classic-1963-ih-scout-80/#comments Sat, 01 May 2010 07:20:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=354578 The precise evolution of the SUV, like all car genres is debatable, but there’s no question that the International Scout is the critical link between the military Jeep and the modern SUV. It was the first vehicle of the genre to be designed from scratch to meet the anticipated growth in the off-road capable civilian […]

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The precise evolution of the SUV, like all car genres is debatable, but there’s no question that the International Scout is the critical link between the military Jeep and the modern SUV. It was the first vehicle of the genre to be designed from scratch to meet the anticipated growth in the off-road capable civilian […]

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