The Truth About Cars » Ford Bronco http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +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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All Signs Point to Bronco and Here’s Why http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/signs-point-bronco-heres/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/signs-point-bronco-heres/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236177 Ford is bringing back the Bronco. This is not a fantasy. It is not a request. And although our friends in Dearborn are not ready to talk about it, we do not need their official confirmation to see why a genuine Bronco will be back in showrooms in as few as 24 months. The return […]

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Ford is bringing back the Bronco. This is not a fantasy. It is not a request. And although our friends in Dearborn are not ready to talk about it, we do not need their official confirmation to see why a genuine Bronco will be back in showrooms in as few as 24 months. The return […]

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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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No Fixed Abode: The Last Days Of Bronco http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/no-fixed-abode-last-days-bronco/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/no-fixed-abode-last-days-bronco/#comments Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1183210 In 1996, Ford sold about 28,000 Broncos. This was the same year the Explorer finally cracked 400,000 units, the vast majority of them XLT trim or above, and each one carrying a healthy markup over the Rangers from which they were unashamedly derived. The Ford dealership where Rodney and I worked sixty-five hours a week […]

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In 1996, Ford sold about 28,000 Broncos. This was the same year the Explorer finally cracked 400,000 units, the vast majority of them XLT trim or above, and each one carrying a healthy markup over the Rangers from which they were unashamedly derived. The Ford dealership where Rodney and I worked sixty-five hours a week […]

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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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New or Used: Yo Dawg, Listen Up this Time! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/new-or-used-yo-dawg-listen-up-this-time/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/new-or-used-yo-dawg-listen-up-this-time/#comments Tue, 22 May 2012 11:15:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=445402   Mark writes: Hi Sajeev and Steve, Sajeev tried to save me once before but I didn’t listen. Maybe this time I will. Last year, I bought a bomb of a project and he did his best to scare me away. He saw the monstrosity in person. That monster being the 1995 Ford Bronco I […]

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  Mark writes: Hi Sajeev and Steve, Sajeev tried to save me once before but I didn’t listen. Maybe this time I will. Last year, I bought a bomb of a project and he did his best to scare me away. He saw the monstrosity in person. That monster being the 1995 Ford Bronco I […]

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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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