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  • The Classic Bronco Had a Small But Important Role In Winning The Cold War
    September 2, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    The Classic Bronco Had a Small But Important Role In Winning The Cold War

    Pitting the United States and its NATO allies against the Soviet Union and the rest of the Eastern bloc, the Cold War was a time of constant arms escalation and frantic intelligence-gathering activity on both sides. It's not widely known, but the Ford Bronco played a small but important role in helping the Western World get the upper hand in this unusual and very serious conflict. Here's how.
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  • The Lost Generation - The Greatest "What If?" in Bronco History
    August 25, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    The Lost Generation - The Greatest "What If?" in Bronco History

    In the history of every legendary vehicle, there are always a few "what if" moments that its fans tend to puzzle over -- even decades later. What if the company had expanded the lineup, introduced specific tech, or  had decided to change the model's direction?

    Would it have changed the model's history, had a long-lasting effect on the brand, and thereby made the car better or more popular?

     

    In the case of the Ford Bronco, that specific "what if?" moment happened in 1971.

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  • The History And Evolution Of Ford Bronco Advertising
    August 12, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    The History And Evolution Of Ford Bronco Advertising

    Making a good car in itself doesn't always result in strong sales if its manufacturer didn't also invest in promotion. On the other hand, mediocre or outright bad cars have sometimes been snapped up like hot cakes, simply because a given brand's marketing experts did a far better than its engineers or designers. Here's a look at how advertising for the Ford Bronco has evolved over time, starting with the model's debut and finishing off with the newly released 2021 version. 

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  • Five Most Influential Broncos Ever Made
    July 30, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    Five Most Influential Broncos Ever Made

    Not all Bronco generations are of equally importance when it comes to leaving their mark on the collective consciousness. Some were so memorable that they helped define the very concept of the SUV or they introduced the characteristic boxy shape as the default design for any off-road vehicle. Others became a symbol of poor engineering and big business cover-ups, such as the ill-fated Bronco II. That's why we decided to present you the five most significant Bronco models ever made. These all-terrain icons collectively created the Bronco legend that has endured until today.

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  • The Stillborn Bronco U260 Prototype Looks Amazingly Similar to the 2021 Bronco!
    June 10, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    The Stillborn Bronco U260 Prototype Looks Amazingly Similar to the 2021 Bronco!

    We at Bronco Bastards dedicate a lot of time to showcase to you all aspects of the Bronco saga. By now, we have covered Ford's models that preceded the appearance of the first-generation Bronco in late 1965, detailed evolution of Bronco through the years, and best known and most memorable Bronco concepts Ford ever put out. However, there is a small piece of the puzzle that not many people knew about, and it is called Bronco U260. Today, we will tell you more about Bronco that almost was.
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  • 8 of the Most Important Racing Broncos Ever Built
    June 4, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    8 of the Most Important Racing Broncos Ever Built

    Throughout its production, the Ford Bronco has been the favored foundation for countless conversions and has scored numerous wins in grueling off-road races worldwide. Its rough and ready mechanics, powerful engine options, and ready adaptation to modification well beyond original specifications make it a perfect weapon for desert battles. Here are the best, most successful, and most memorable Broncos from the racing world.
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  • What To Pay - Classic Bronco Price Guide
    May 21, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    What To Pay - Classic Bronco Price Guide

    Bronco prices have been on a constant rise since the early 2000s, and classic car experts believe that they will continue to climb. While the Bronco is not the only classic SUV that now costs a fortune, it's arguably the most sought-after in this segment. Experts say that its off-road swagger, history of celebrity ownership and utilitarian design appeal to a large portion of classic car fans. So, if you're in the market for a classic 1966 to 1996 Bronco, let's see how much you'll need to pay to put one in your garage.

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  • Class of '66 - The Original Bronco's Competitors From Back In The Day
    May 14, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    Class of '66 - The Original Bronco's Competitors From Back In The Day

    The modern Bronco has only a few competitors, since nearly all the other current SUV models aren't actual off-road vehicles. What's very interesting is that the modern Bronco's competitors are almost invariably the same ones that the original model battled back when it was first introduced in 1966. We thought that a trip to the past would be appropriate, so that we can revisit some dear old Bronco enemies from the Class of '66.
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  • The History of Ford's 4x4 Models Produced Before the 1966 Bronco
    May 6, 2021 Vukasin Herbez

    The History of Ford's 4x4 Models Produced Before the 1966 Bronco

    Most fans of automotive history will tell you that the first 4x4 SUV Ford ever created was the 1966 Bronco and that the company hadn't been involved with all-terrain vehicles before that. However, this simply isn't true -- the fact is that Ford had long since produced several very important models that served as trailblazers, not just for Blue Oval but also for the off-road market as a whole.

     

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