The Ford Bronco Concept is a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV, over the term SUV) manufactured and marketed by Ford from 1966 to 1996, more than five generations. The Ford Bronco Concept was included in 1966 as a challenger for the small four-wheel-drive compact SUV that Jeep CJ-5 and International Harvester Scout, and it is built on its own platform. The major redesign in 1978 moved the Ford Bronco to a larger size, using a shortened Ford F-series truck chassis to battle with both the similar custom Chevy K5 Blazer, as well as the Dodge Ram Charger. The Ford Broncos are usually equipped found with an extra tire swing away carrier on the outside of the back door.
In 2004, Ford was introduced Bronco concept car at the North American International Auto Show, features of the concept car, like box-like roof line, short wheelbase, and the round headlights are aspect associated with early Bronco, but the Bronco concept car also has a 2.0 l inter-cooled turbo-diesel I4 engine and a six-speed manual transmission. The show featured concept also Intelligent 4WD system that controls Trac II replaced not only improves stability, but has a better fuel economy as well. Bronco Concept buil on Ford CD2 platform, but the project was dumped when the new Ford Escape came to light, making it unlikely that Bronco concept will see production.
Ford Bronco Concept Design
The Ford Bronco was designed under engineer Paul G. Axelrad. Although the axles and brakes using the Ford F-100 four-wheel drive vehicle, the front axle located by radius arms (from the window near the rear of the gearbox from the axis) and lateral track bar, so the use of coil springs which a 34-foot (10.4 m) turning circle, long journey wheel, and an anti-dive geometry useful for snowplowing was the Bronco. The rear suspension was more conventional, with leaf springs designed in a typical Hotchkiss. A shift-on-fly transfer case Dana and include hubs were standard, and heavy suspension was an option.
Ford Bronco Concept Engine
The Ford Bronco powered with 5-speed M5OD-R2 transfer has been added as an option for 300 cu in (4.9 L) and 302 cu in (4.95 L) powered Broncos for 1987. 1988-1989 351W trucks have a 6 transmission. In 1989 (1990 model year), the electronically controlled came E4OD automatic overdrive standard on the 351W, and 300. The AOD is paired with the 302 cu in (4.95 L) of 1986 through 1990. In 1990, all engines E4OD for 1991 models. A V8 engine and automatic transmission was standard on Eddie Bauer, Nite, and Silver Anniversary Ford Bronco Concept Trucks.