Ford Bronco Sasquatch Is Available With 7-Speed Manual As Fans Demand
RESPONSE TO THE CALL OF THE ENTHUSIASTS, THE BRONCO BRAND EXTENDS THE SASQUATCH PACKAGE TO MODELS WITH 7-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION
SEP 21, 2020 | DEARBORN, MICH.
DEARBORN, Mich., September 21, 2020 – Listening to feedback from reservation holders, Ford is expanding the availability of its high-performance off-road Sasquatch ™ package to all-new two- and four-door Bronco models with a first-class manual transmission at 7 reports.
“The Bronco community has spoken and we have heard them,” said Mark Grueber, Ford Bronco director of consumer marketing. “Our team moved quickly to add Sasquatch with a manual transmission – another example of our goal of providing customers with the best all-terrain vehicles and accessories possible.”
The increased availability of the Sasquatch package also makes the Ford Bronco the only 4×4 with a 7-speed manual transmission and 35-inch off-road tires in its class.
Sasquatch plus manual unlocks even more off-road capabilities
While other brands are keeping their best hardware for premium series models, Bronco is making off-road capability a priority for every two- and four-door trim level with the available Sasquatch package.
Sasquatch box check adds first-class 35-inch Muddy Goodyear® tires mounted on 17-inch Beadlock-compatible wheels, Dana ™ electronic locking front and rear axles with 4.7 final drive ratio : 1 and a high-clearance suspension with an almost two-inch wider track, position-sensitive Bilstein shocks and fender flares.
The Sasquatch Pack will be available across the entire lineup including Base, Big Bend ™, Black Diamond ™ Outer Banks ™ and Badlands ™. It is standard on the Bronco Wildtrak ™ and First Edition models, while the Badlands ™ series with the optional Sasquatch package and the disconnect of the standard semi-active hydraulic stabilizer bar at the front gives the ultimate in tracks Bronco.
“Capacity is always a priority, and pairing the Sasquatch with a manual transmission and an available advanced 4×4 system gives it a maximum ramp ratio of 94.75: 1, delivering even more off-road capability across the lineup.” said Dave Pericak, Ford Icons global director.
The manual transmission with the Sasquatch pack is expected to be available in late 2021.
Bronco Build and price released in October
As excitement builds around the Bronco brand of rugged SUVs, the Bronco two- and four-door construction and pricing site will go live in October. Enthusiasts will be able to virtually create their ideal models and compare the prices of option packages. Reservation holders can create their dream off-road machine and print and save the information for the order, which begins in December.
The all-new Bronco two- and four-door will go on sale next spring. To learn more about Bronco and Bronco Sport, visit Ford.com/Bronco.
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