Roush-Branded Ford Bronco Spied Sitting In Parking Lot
Might 25, 2021 at 1:32pm ET
Is the tuner getting in on the off-road craze?
Pictures of a Roush-branded Ford Bronco are making their rounds on-line, first hitting Reddit and the Bronco 6G boards earlier than being found by Auto Evolution. The 2 pictures present a black Bronco Large Bend mannequin with a pink Roush stripe alongside the aspect and a grey sticker above the windshield on the roof’s vanguard. These stickers are the one seen Roush styling cues.
Now it might appear odd for Roush to wade into the off-road area, however late final 12 months, the aftermarket tuner filed a patent for “Roush Overland” to make use of on “Leisure Automobiles And Equipment, Particularly, Tenting Trailers, Towable Trailers, Journey Trailers, And Trailer Hitches For Automobiles.” The corporate did not disclose its plans on the time, although a Roush-branded Bronco does not appear unbelievable contemplating how well-liked crossovers and SUVs are proper now.
Gallery: Roush-Branded Ford Bronco Pics
Nevertheless, whereas the thought of such a car is engaging, there’s a probability the pics are photoshopped, which some on Bronco6G are arguing is the case. The pictures’ low picture high quality introduces quite a lot of artifacts into the picture that makes sure points of it a bit questionable, just like the side-mirror shadow and the reflection on the rear quarter panel. The pictures had been initially posted to Reddit with no further info. We all know there is a higher-performance Bronco model already in improvement at Ford.
Roush made a reputation for itself tuning the Ford Mustang to obscene outputs whereas venturing onto tuning different Ford merchandise just like the F-150 and Focus. Getting in on that candy, candy off-road money can be a wise transfer. There’s little doubt aftermarket corporations are keen to leap in on the motion, providing their very own equipment, improve kits, and energy packs, which is an ideal match for Roush and its new Roush Overland trademark. Solely time will inform if these photos result in a high-powered Roush Bronco variant.