Car Review sneak peek: 2021 Ford Bronco — the next hot ride

The last Ford Bronco was sold in 1996. When it went away, it was a large two-door SUV that was best known for a certain early 1990s low-speed chase on a California highway.

Now, the Bronco is about to hit the market updated for the 21st century. Its funky, retro style throws back to the 1960s when the original Bronco was one cool ride. With removable doors and roof, it elicits thoughts of a simpler time. But it has a modern interior, a large touch screen and seating materials, so drivers might not want to splash the retro-cool ride with mud.

This new Bronco is about the same size as its main competitor, the Jeep Wrangler. It looks tough and ready to take on anything you throw at it. There is a lot of ground clearance and some serious looking hardware when you scope the wheels and large tires. The suspension looks like it’s up to the task, but a test drive will have to wait till the fall.

Cost: Expected entry price is $29,000; with options, it can climb past $60,000

Things to know: The 2021 Ford Bronco returns with a two-door and four-door go-anywhere SUV. The Bronco takes on the Jeep Wrangler in size and capability.

Pros:

  • Cool styling that throws back to the past, yet still has a modern look
  • It’s a head turner and will be a popular vehicle

Cons:

  • Will most likely be hard to come by when it launches
  • Going to be pricey for higher trim versions

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