China-Made Ford Bronco Gears Up For Native Launch In 2024

The Chinese language-market Bronco shall be constructed via Ford’s Jiangling three way partnership and offered completely with a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder


by Brad Anderson

November 8, 2023 at 06:47

 China-Made Ford Bronco Gears Up For Local Launch In 2024

The locally-made Ford Bronco is scheduled to launch throughout China between March and Could subsequent yr and has been snapped testing beneath a skinny veil of camouflage.

The brand new-age Bronco has been an enormous success for the producer and it’s bringing it to China via its three way partnership with Jiangling Motor (JMC). Closing pricing particulars haven’t but been introduced however it’s anticipated to begin at round ¥300,000 or $41,300.

We had been supplied our first take a look at the Chinese language-made Bronco in September due to China’s Ministry of Business and Info Know-how (MIIT). These pictures revealed that only a few visible alterations have been made to it, a sensible design resolution on Ford and Jiangling’s half given how extensively praised the Bronco’s design has been. Maybe the obvious change is the addition of a small ‘Ford’ badge above the massive ‘Bronco’ lettering on the entrance grille, used as a result of the Bronco identify isn’t as well-known in China as it’s within the U.S. and different markets.

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It’s unclear what number of variants shall be supplied in China however pictures from the MIIT confirmed not less than two distinct four-door configurations, one in every of which seemed to be rocking the identical wheels and huge off-road tires of some U.S. fashions. Automobile Information China studies that the native Bronco will measure between 4,800-4,825 mm (189-190 inches) lengthy, 2,070 mm (81.5 inches) extensive, and 1,990 mm (78.3 inches) tall, making it barely taller and wider than the U.S. mannequin.

A single spy picture of the Bronco’s inside has additionally surfaced. Like the outside, it seems equivalent to the U.S. mannequin, full with the identical massive infotainment display, digital instrument cluster, flat-bottom steering wheel, meaty shifter, and a seize deal with on the middle console.

A key distinction with the Chinese language mannequin is the engine. It is going to be supplied solely with a turbocharged 2.3-liter constructed via the Changan Ford three way partnership. This four-cylinder is sweet for 271 hp and 336 lb-ft (455 Nm) of torque, lower than the two.3-liter accessible within the U.S. Mated to this engine shall be an eight-speed computerized versus the 10-speed ‘field of the U.S. mannequin.


I was born on March 15, 1980, in Detroit, Michigan. I grew up in the heart of Motor City, surrounded by the culture of automobiles. I had a close-knit family, including my parents, two older siblings, and a younger brother. I attended Roosevelt High School in Detroit, where my love for cars began to flourish. From a young age, I showed an early interest in automobiles. I would spend hours tinkering with my bicycle and helping my father fix up our family car. It was clear that I had a natural affinity for all things mechanical. This passion for cars led me to pursue a career in the automotive industry.

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