Ford can equip the new SUV called the Bronco with a seven-speed manual transmission from Getrag. Reports the edition about it Jalopnik. According to them, such a transmission will work in conjunction with a 2.7-liter gasoline engine EcoBoost V6. Power unit will be 325 horsepower. Official confirmation of this information yet.
The SUV will be built on the basis of a new generation Ford Ranger pickup truck, which debuted this year at the Detroit auto show. Later, a hybrid version of the car can be presented. Sales of new items should start no earlier than 2020. The model will be built at the plant in Michigan. Jeep Wrangler will be the main competitor of the car.
Earlier, Ford showed the first image of the revived Bronco SUV. In the image, the novelty is covered with a cloth, however, judging by the silhouette of the car, it will be significantly different from its predecessor, which has been launched since 1966.
Ford also plans to develop its first electric crossover. The car should become a future competitor to the Tesla Model Y. As promised, the novelty in the company will have a small price tag and a large power reserve. According to preliminary data, the car will be able to drive about 480 kilometers without recharging.