Cross your fingers and your toes, 4×4 pals. The 2021 Ford Bronco Construct & Value characteristic — a.ok.a. the configurator — is lastly reside. As you will seemingly recall, the final time the Blue Oval rolled out a slew of latest information on its web site for its and — reveal night time — a part of the proceedings went swimmingly, and half did not go nicely in any respect. The excellent news for Ford is that curiosity in these long-awaited SUVs has been nothing in need of huge — followers virtually threw bank cards at their laptop screens in hopes of having the ability to . The dangerous half? They virtually needed to, as a result of Ford’s client web site grew to become overwhelmed with would-be $100 Bronco reservation holders, and the entire works rapidly floor to a halt.
Let’s hope Ford has beefed up its server infrastructure to accommodate an inflow of site visitors. The corporate is definitely going to want all the assistance it may get, as a result of there are a ton of choices and decisions to be made. Not solely that, in keeping with an official Ford assertion, there are already over 190,000 reservation holders for the forthcoming body-on-frame bruisers. Presumably, a lot of these of us will seemingly be logging on in brief order to spec out their dream Bronco. (Again in late July, Ford officers confirmed the corporate had acquired over 150,000 $100 hand-raisers within the two weeks following the automobile’s reveal, so new reservations have evidently slowed).
2021 Ford Bronco construct and worth configurator combos
Launched at midnight ET on Friday, the 2021 Ford Bronco Construct & Value device permits reservation holders and followers alike to decide on between two- and four-door physique kinds and the varied trim strains, together with Base, Large Bend, Black Diamond, Outer Banks, Badlands, Wildtrak and First Version. It is attainable to visualise the fashions in several colours for the primary time, and worth out choices and packages. Whereas Ford was fast to disclose the bottom worth of every Bronco trim when it revealed the truck, that is the primary time the corporate is detailing the precise costs of add-ons. (The B&P device for the unibody Bronco Sport has been on-line for a while now, as this mannequin is happening sale a lot sooner). The configurator even features a visualizer that enables for three-quarter views from each entrance and rear, with each the doorways and roof on or off, although within the early going of the location coming on-line, a few of this extra performance appears annoyingly intermittent.
The primary manufacturing 2021 Ford Bronco fashions are nonetheless on monitor for Spring, 2021, and Ford says it is nonetheless planning to achieve out to reservation holders starting in December to assist stroll them by means of the order course of.
Bronco roof coloration adjustments
In associated Bronco information, Bronco Nation, a fan web site for the automobiles backed by the automaker itself, has revealed there are new developments with regard to the provision of varied roof choices. Specifically, the 2021 Ford Bronco’s top-end fashions, First Version and Wildtrak, will solely be supplied at launch with molded-in coloration hardtops. The fashions have been initially introduced as sporting black-painted modular hardtops, however with a view to curb construct mixture complexity and guarantee greater high quality, these tops will not be obtainable till late 2021. Moreover, white multi-piece hardtops will not arrive someday in the course of the 2022 mannequin yr, and body-color tops aren’t scheduled till some level within the 2022 mannequin yr, as nicely.
2021 Ford Bronco 4-Door: Hit the paths, carry your folks
That is the dangerous information. The excellent news is, going to 100% mold-in-color tops not solely reduces complexity, it reduces meeting value, and Ford is passing on the financial savings to consumers of the First Version and Wildtrak. Costs are lowering by $1,895 on these fashions, the price of the black-painted roof possibility. Ford had initially introduced that the fully-loaded First Version mannequin would value $60,800, which means Bronco pricing will henceforth prime out at $58,905 earlier than choices. The Wildtrak was initially revealed with a $50,370 price ticket, which means the priciest non-limited-edition 2021 Bronco will now begin at $48,475.
A Ford spokesperson confirmed the accuracy of those roof developments to Roadshow.
You may take a look at a few of the colours and fashions in our new gallery above, however we’re guessing you have already stopped studying this and are headed over to Ford’s Construct & Value device. (That is okay. We’re, too.)