Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Take a sleek, stylish, and technologically savvy sedan, and inject with pure, hybrid eco-friendliness, and out will come the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. In a world of car manufacturers hybridizing their favorite models, the Hyundai Sonata is a true standout. At first glance, you wouldn’t even know that it’s a hybrid, which is exactly what we …

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Hyundai Sonata

When it comes to contemporary automobiles with subtle, yet refined style, the Hyundai Sonata sits just at the top of the list. This borderline luxury sedan is one of the most comfortable and stylish sedans on the market today. While it may not be the most stand-out in terms of expression and performance, it is …

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Hyundai Palisade

When it comes to making affordable, functional, and stylish vehicles, no other car manufacturer seems to be able to do it quite like Hyundai does it.  The Hyundai Palisade has helped bring the company to the larger vehicle market, as it is one of their best and biggest three-row SUVs that they have ever released. …

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Hyundai Kona

When it comes to developing stylish, budget-friendly, and fuel-efficient vehicles, Hyundai has been on a roll. The Kona is one of the most charming vehicles that has come out in the past couple of years. With a tight and punchy powertrain that is fun to drive and a stylish design that provides you with class …

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Hyundai Ioniq

You usually know when you’re looking at a hybrid or electric car thanks to the least-aerodynamic designs and non-intimidating looks.  With the Hyundai Ioniq, that is not the case. It does a great job at being as unassuming as possible, although it’s a wonderful electric vehicle. A History of the Hyundai Ioniq The Hyundai Ioniq …

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Ford Bronco

There aren’t many vehicles out there that can achieve legacy status in the span of 30 years. The Ford Bronco did just that. As we prepare ourselves for the introduction of the brand new 2021 Bronco, it only makes sense that we talk about the legend that was. 

A History of the Ford Bronco

The original Bronco was put in production to compete with the Jeep CJ as an off-road vehicle. We can thank Donald Frey and Lee Lacocca, the two great minds behind this truck, for introducing the first Bronco in three forms: the station wagon, the half-cab, and the roadster. 

Technology and Innovations of the Ford Bronco

The last iteration of the Ford Bronco was labeled as a full-size SUV. It utilized an F4 layout, a three-door station wagon design, and the choice between a four-speed Borg Warner T-18 manual or three-speed C6 automatic transmission. 

A Timeline of the Ford Bronco
  • First Generation Ford Bronco (1966-1977)

The first generation featured a roadster, half-cab, and station wagon design, though the station wagon eventually took off as the main Bronco body. It had a rugged interior and a load of additional accessories, including a posthole digger and snowplow. 

  • Second Generation Ford Bronco (1978-1979)

The second generation Bronco utilized a larger body with a removable hardtop. The lowering rear window was added, allowing the tailgate to fold out just like a pickup truck.

  • Third Generation Ford Bronco (1980-1986)

The third generation Bronco was much smaller and lighter than the second and came with the option of a six-cylinder engine as an alternative to the V-8. This generation utilized an F-150 base and independent front suspension.

  • Fourth Generation Ford Bronco (1984-1990)

The Bronco II was introduced during the fourth generation as a smaller-proportioned SUV. Safety features were also added, including rear anti-lock brakes. The Eddie Bauer trim package was introduced, which included cloth bucket seat and wood burl trim.

  • Fifth Generation Ford Bronco (1992-1996)

The Fifth Generation Ford Bronco used a removable hardtop that was actually illegal, though many people still made use of it. It was finally discontinued in late 1996.

The Ford Bronco in the News

In recent Bronco news, Ford is set to bring back the Bronco in 2020 alongside an all-electric crossover Mustang. We have yet to hear any specific details about the vehicle. Check out the video below to see the information we have so far!

Celebrity Endorsements of the Ford Bronco

While we wouldn’t call it much of an “endorsement” per se, one of the most famous celebrity owners of the Ford Bronco was O.J. Simpson, who used his Bronco to lead cops on one of the biggest highway chases in history, effectively boosting Bronco sales during the time.

Best Ford Bronco Groups

Want to share your love for this one-of-a-kind, rugged SUV? Head on over to Bronco Graveyard and check out the long list of Bronco clubs across the country!

The Ford Bronco – the Adventurer’s SUV

The Ford Bronco is the car for the rugged drivers of the world. The question is, “has enough time passed to where the upcoming Bronco will see success? We’ll have to wait to find out!

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