Wednesday, October 28

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The Ford Bronco’s debut is tearing apart Jeep fan pages online

The internet has had nearly two weeks to digest the new Ford Bronco and its foray into a segment formerly owned by the Jeep Wrangler. Naturally, more than a few keyboard warriors are sending missives and memes out of their basement internet connections, so we decided to put on our hazmat suit (standard company issue at Driving.ca) and comb through the minefield reaction.This post was spurred – pun intended – by Business Insider, one of the first to note the petulant response to Bronco by a few Wrangler owners in various online groups.A quick visit to JLWranglerForums.com proved the point, with several users throwing shade like Roy Halladay used to throw pitches at the Skydome. Some of it is playful ribbing, the kind your brother gives gives you when you finally land the job you ...
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Texas tuner PaxPower teases 758-hp V8 swap for new Ford Bronco

The internet has been awash with discussion about the 2021 Bronco following its introduction just over one week ago.While it does offer a pair of engine choices – a 270-hp four-banger; or a 310-horse twin-turbo V6 – a few people have been complaining about the lack of a V8 option.Now we’ve learned PaxPower, a tuning house in Texas, plans to address this deficiency by stuffing a 5.0L Coyote V8 up the nose of the new Bronco.According to reports, PaxPower will build two variations on this high-horsepower theme. Kicking things off will be a naturally-aspirated ‘yote V8 making about 400 ponies and a like amount of torque. If you’ve been in a Mustang GT recently, this mill should be familiar.Cranking the wick with an optional 2.9L supercharger brings output to a staggering 758 horsepo...
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Making sense of trims: 2021 Ford Bronco lineup explained

Unless you’ve been living under an especially virulent rock for the last 24 hours, you may have noticed that Ford has reintroduced the Bronco. Seeking to body slam Jeep’s Wrangler right off the sales charts, it’ll be available in two- or four-removable-door configurations, with a selection of engines and in a variety of trims.Check out our full coverage of the 2021 Bronco, with plenty of mechanical details and photos. Here, we’ll walk through its half-dozen trim levels for Canada, all of which plan to deliver a few hits to knock the Wrangler off the top rope.Interestingly, the Blue Oval has decided to bin their traditional XL-XLT-Lariat trim ladder that’s applied to most of their other trucks and SUVs. In trying a new approach to trim naming, Ford hopes that instead of the usual...
Ford Introducing All-New Bronco brand – Canadian Auto World
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Ford Introducing All-New Bronco brand – Canadian Auto World

Ford is introducing an all-new Bronco brand featuring a new family of Built Wild™ SUVs, U.S. off-road driving schools and a unique community for owner and enthusiast engagement. The all-new Bronco brand includes a Bronco two-door, first-ever Bronco four-door model and all-new rugged, small SUV, the Bronco Sport – and will be the only domestic brand of SUVs with standard 4×4. Ford is revealing the all-new models July 13 as the Bronco reservation system opens. “Bronco gave rise to the fun and versatile off-road SUV in 1966, becoming the first enjoyable sport utility vehicle for those who wanted to live, work and play outdoors,” said Jim Farley, Ford chief operating officer. “Like the original, the all-new Bronco family is engineered to take you to epic places, with capability to deliver ...