Since the very beginning of the Bronco, the Ford Motor Company and third parties such as Holman-Moody have raced the sport utility vehicle in treacherous off-road conditions. But in 1966, hot-rodding icon and drag racer Doug Nash pushed the envelope with the Bronco Buster, a one-of-a-kind funny car
that looks pretty different from the real deal.
Taking inspiration from Nash’s experimental machine, the Bronco in the photo gallery is the very definition of sacrilegious from the wheel hubs up. Fully addressed with both racing and luxury in mind, the pro-street build offered by Mecum
at auction is powered by a ported and polished 502 V8.
At the present moment, the high-output crate motor is listed by Chevrolet Performance with 461 horsepower and 558 pound-feet (757 Nm) of torque on tap from 8.2 liters of displacement. Modified like there’s no tomorrow with Holley Demon carburetors, a Childs & Albert supercharger, and 10:1 pistons that breath through 2.5-inch headers and 5.0-inch…