Re: BRONCO ...thread continued
Sounds like Tom Brady has been involved given how much that post lets the air out of the rumors.
Regarding the Bronco only, if it won't be capable in the same sense as the Raptor in top off road form then it won't be as capable as the Wrangler either. I'm not bothered by the lack of movable windshield but the fixed roof and doors are a complete bummer.
Regarding the Ranger, they appear to be setting it up to fail. They are not going to build the best mid-sized truck while worrying it might take a few F150 sales. GM went after the mid-size market with what was unquestionably the best all around truck available and are reaping the rewards. I get it that with Ford's truck reputation they could get away with being second (or third/fourth) best and still achieve nice sales volume but I'm not remotely excited by the idea.
I fully expected it to be an evolution of the T6, I did not expect it to be a slightly facelifted T6. This is just a huge bummer, instead of building the best product they can and let the sales of their SUVs sort themselves out Ford is effectively doing everything they can to avoid stepping on toes which was going to be virtually impossible to begin with.