Official: Ford Bronco 4×4 coming to Europe in 2023

After two years of speculation subsequent its unveiling, the rugged Ford Bronco 4×4 has been verified for a European launch at the end of 2023.

The present-day Bronco was unveiled in July 2020, bringing back again the storied nameplate soon after a 24-yr absence and supplying Ford with a complete-sized 4×4 to rival the Land Rover Defender and Jeep Wrangler in the US. 

So much, the off-roader has not been formally marketed in Europe, but now Ford has verified ideas to convey it across the Atlantic in ‘limited numbers’ at the conclude of 2023. More precise allocation particulars have not been manufactured obtainable still. 

Even so, it will be sold in only “picked still left-hand travel European marketplaces”, that means a British isles allocation is not now on the playing cards. Autocar understands that limited income projections in the Uk, Australia and Japan make creation of a proper-hand-travel variant unviable.

The Bronco is at present available to purchase in the Uk via London-centered importer Clive Sutton, priced at £45,000-£85,000 and with a choice of 2.3-litre or 2.7-litre Ecoboost petrol engines. 

Ford’s decision to deliver the Bronco to Europe applies only to the entire-sized car, not the more lifestyle-oriented Bronco Activity, and when Ford has nonetheless to reveal the variants that will be officially imported, it has not been advised that the severe Bronco Raptor will be integrated. 

Having said that, Ford bosses are comprehended to be constantly evaluating the prospective European business circumstance of all US-sector versions.

The firm has not named any other US-marketplace types that could be imported to Europe but it has not long ago released its first hybrid select-up, the Maverick, stateside – and confirmed its new F-150 Lightning electric powered truck at last month’s Goodwod Festival of Speed.