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Ford has announced that they will be releasing another Bronco in 2020, currently dubbed as the "Baby Bronco". Ford has been tight-lipped about this upcoming SUV but looking back on past models might give us an indication of which features and design elements they might bring back into the new Bronco.



First Generation (1966-1977)


The Bronco was an immediate success when it hit the market in 1966. Available as a hardtop, a pickup truck, or a convertible, the versitility of the SUV played a major part in its success. It was developed as an off-road vehicle (ORV) an complete with the Jeep CJ-5. While it initially sold well, sales started to decline when demand shifted towards SUV's with better on-road capabilities.



Second Generation (1978-1979)


12 years later, the second generation of the Bronco debuted. The redesign was now a single, three-door model with a removable hardtop. The second generation introduced a new Bronco staple, the rear window that lowered into the door.



Third Generation (1980-1986)


The third generation redesign included an actual Ford logo, opposed to the F-O-R-D spelled out that was common amongst Trucks and SUVs at the time. The Bronco now had a six-cylinder engine to complement the capable V-8. The third generation also made the off-road vehicle more compatible for on-road driving.



Fourth Generation (1987-1991)


The fourth generation brought few new design elements. It looked like an SUV version of the F-series pickups. However, they did upgrade interior element in order to help the SUV hit its top speed at 100 mph.



Fifth Generation (1992-1996)


The fifth generation is probably most known for the O.J. Simpson car chase before his arrest. This Bronco got rid of the removable hardtop making it a fixed roof. However, many who liked their Bronco to have more truck-like features still gravitated towards the older models.



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