Here’s how the conversation went down on my social media feed after posting photos of the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport.
Me: “I’m driving the Bronco this week.”
Them: “Wow that sure doesn’t look like the Bronco I know.”
Me: “That’s because it’s the Bronco Sport.”
Them: “I’ll wait for the real Bronco then.”
That’s a somewhat typical, although unfair, reaction to the brand new Ford Bronco Sport. This new entry for Ford in the compact SUV segment is nicknamed the Baby Bronco by some people. And in a way that fits, but in a way it’s unfair as well.
It starts the Bronco Sport off in the wrong way as the little brother and the lesser of the Bronco relaunch.
Without a doubt the two-door and four-door Bronco (aka the bigger Bronco) is legendary and we’ve been anticipating its relaunch for what seems like 10 years. The original Bronco is iconic. So then, where does that leave the Bronco Sport?
Certainly not iconic. But having spent some time with the Bronco Sport, I…