Ford Bronco The Classic Car

Apr 14, 2017 by

Ford bronco, the classic MPV  (multipurpose vehicle), was marketed and manufactured for five brilliant generations, (1966 to 1996). Having a layout of front engine, four wheel drive, it was originally an OFV (off road vehicle). Ford introduced this model to compete with jeep CJ models and international harvester scout primarily. It was ford’s first compact SUV. In 1978 it was redesigned to compete with Chevy K5 Blazer and Dodge Ramcharger. Assembly of the parts took place Wayne, Michigan, USA, Venezuela, and Australia.

First generation:

Body and chassis

  • Class compact SUV
  • Body style 3-door station wagon
    2-door roadster
    2-door pickup

Powertrain

  • Engine: 170 cu in (2.8 L) Straight-6
    200 cu in (3.3 L) Straight-6
    289 cu in (4.7 L) Windsor V8
    302 cu in (4.9 L) Windsor V8
  • Dimensions
    • Wheelbase 92 in (2,337 mm)
    • Length5 in (3,848 mm)
    • Width5 in (1,740 mm)
    • Height6 in (1,819 mm)

Second generation:

Body and chassis

  • Class Full-size SUV
  • Body style 3-door station wagon

Powertrain

  • Engine 351 cu in (5.75 L) 351M V8
    400 cu in (6.6 L) 400 V8
  • Transmission 4-speed Borg-Warner T-18 manual
    4-speed New Process NP435 manual
    3-speed C6 automatic

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase 104 in (2,642 mm)

Third generation

Body and chassis

  • Class compact SUV
  • Body style 3-door station wagon

Powertrain

  • Engine
    300 cu in (4.9 L) Straight-6
    302 cu in (4.95 L) 302 V8
    351 cu in (5.75 L) 351M V8
    351 cu in (5.75 L) Windsor V8
  • Transmission

4-speed Borg-Warner T-18 manual
4-speed New Process NP435 manual
4-speed Tremec RTS OverDrive
3-speed C6 automatic
4-speed AOD

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase104 in (2,642mm)
  • Length4 in (4,582mm)
  • Width3 in (2,014mm)
  • Height5 in (1,918mm)

Fourth generation:

Body and chassis

  • Class compact SUV
  • Body style 3-door station wagon

Powertrain

  • Engine

300 cu in (4.9 L) Straight-6
302 cu in (4.95 L) 302 V8
351 cu in (5.75 L) Windsor V8

  • Transmission

5-speed M5OD-R2 manual
3-speed C6 automatic
4-speed AOD automatic
4-speed E4OD automatic
dimensions

  • Wheel base7 in (2,660 mm)
  • Length5 in (4,580 mm)
  • Width1 in (2,010 mm)
  • Height 1987–89: 74.0 in (1,880 mm).
    1990–91: 74.5 in (1,890 mm)

Fifth generation:

Body and chassis

Class compact SUV

Body style 3-door station wagon

Engine

300 cu in (4.9 L) Straight-6
302 cu in (4.95 L) 302 V8
351 cu in (5.75 L) Windsor V8

Transmission

4-speed AOD-E automatic
4-speed E4OD automatic
5-speed M5OD-R2 manual

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase7 in (2,660 mm)
  • Length5 in (4,580 mm)
  • Width1 in (2,010 mm)
  • Height: 1987–89: 74.0 in (1,880 mm).
    1990–91: 74.5 in (1,890 mm)

 

Current prices:

As owning a vintage car is peaking up every day, old models are on high demand. Vehicles can rise up to $5,000 or more may or may not be roadworthy, whileford broncosof drivable conditions are fetching $12,000-$16,000. Restored ones are more than $20,000. you need to pay $7,500 for a good-driving, slightly modified Bronco, with fender flares and 33-inch-tall tires, with a couple of flaws.

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