Mackenzie Burgett saw a rickety old Ford Bronco sitting in a driveway outside St. Louis and asked her dad if they could take a cross-country summer trip in one just like it.
He immediately agreed to the idea, realizing time with a teenager is rare. Seth Burgett found an orange 1973 Bronco and hit the road for five weeks — driving from Walden Pond to Niagara Falls to Glacier National Park to the Pacific Coast Highway. And they loved that vintage Bronco. But it didn’t love them back.
Just one headache after another.
They wondered, what if you could take the original Ford Bronco and keep its classic look while changing up all the guts so that the SUV drove safely and…