We wrote last week about rumors that Ford was testing a Bronco with the Sasquatch Package and a manual transmission. That was remarkable because Ford initially said the off-road-performance package would only be available on automatic transmission vehicles.
Which, of course, caused enthusiasts to howl. Especially on Twitter.
In what may be one of the few examples of social media being used as a force for good (your author may be a bit down on social media after watching The Social Dilemma) here in the year 2020, the backlash has prompted Ford to make the manual available in Broncos equipped with Sasquatch, after all.
“The Bronco community spoke and we heard them,” said Mark Grueber, Ford Bronco consumer marketing manager, in a statement. “Our team moved quickly to add Sasquatch with a manual transmission – another example of our focus on giving customers the best possible off-road vehicles and accessories that we can.”
Ford claims that this will make a Bronco so…