The Ford Bronco over the years: A brief history

On Monday night the sixth-generation Ford Bronco will launch, making it the first Bronco in the company’s lineup since 1996. The off-road SUV available in two or four doors with removable doors and a removable roof will compete with the Jeep Wrangler, much as it did when Ford VP Lee Iacocca approved the first model for 1966.

Teaser for 2021 Ford Bronco family debuting on July 13, 2020

At the time, the Jeep CJ-5 and International Harvester Scout had laid the grounds for civilian-based off-road vehicles that had gained popularity in America in the era following World War II and the Korean War. It wasn’t new ground for Ford. In WWII, Ford manufactured Willys MB-based jeeps known as General Purpose or GPW, with the W referring to the design created by Willys MB. While that would develop into the Jeep brand, Ford made another iteration in 1951 known as the

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Five of the Best, Most Beautiful Sports Cars of the 1950s

Let’s be honest: However much we appreciate contemporary design, there’s little in the automotive world today that excites us as much as some of the cars from the 1950s and the days before mandatory impact bumpers, effective crumple zones, airbag steering wheels, and pedestrian-friendly front ends. Here are five of the best ’50s sports cars, created in a time when body panels were hand-shaped with hammers and wheels, dashboards were made of metal, and seat belts were optional.

1956 Aston Martin DBR1

Talk about a single-purpose car. The Aston Martin DBR1 had one mission: win the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Just five of these cars were ever built, styled by Aston’s racing design chief Ted Cutting.

The spaceframe chassis is draped with low-slung, curvaceous, ultra-thin-gauge aluminum alloy bodywork that barely fits over the 3.0-liter V-12 engine and wire-spoke wheels. We especially love the organically shaped

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