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A Noble Steed: 2023 Ford Bronco

A red 2023 Ford Bronco DR is shown driving on a dusty trail after leaving a new Ford dealership.

You don’t want a vehicle that does alright—you want a vehicle that goes above and beyond. In other words, you want a vehicle like the Ford Bronco. With its fierce, athletic appearance (and open-roof option!), this iconic vehicle continues to be a leader in providing fine athletic driving, especially off-roading. When it comes to off-roading, the Bronco really leans into the vehicle’s trailblazing abilities. Before you head over to a new Ford dealership, we want to update you on the Bronco, including the 2023 Bronco DR and Bronco Raptor features. Take a look at the exciting improvements made upon these upcoming models and we’re sure those off-road trails will be calling your name!

Why Bronco?

The Bronco excels on all fronts—capability, design, athleticism, and everything in-between. The Bronco is a vehicle truly designed with fun and adventure in mind. With the roofless, doorless option, you can hit the trails and feel the rush of the wind as your cruise. This experience is aided, of course, by stellar engineering with impressive performance capabilities. Because of its capability, the Bronco is highly-functional off the road and on the road as well! Whether you are hitting the trails or hitting the road, the Bronco is well-equipped to handle the job. This is precisely what makes the Bronco so exciting—you can’t necessarily take an on-road vehicle off the road, but you sure can take an off-road vehicle like the Bronco on the road and enjoy the experience.

Ford is constantly developing, constantly advancing its vehicles to give drivers the best experience possible. As a pioneer of automation in the United States, the company continues to lead the industry into new horizons. In accord with this, the new Ford Bronco is going to be the best Bronco yet. With this advancement comes an all-new limited edition.

A close up shows the interior and dash in a 2023 Ford Bronco DR.

2023 Bronco DR

The 2023 Ford Bronco DR is going to be a Bronco like you’ve never even imagined. This limited-production vehicle makes the Bronco a desert-racing vehicle—no longer is this Ford SUV simply for puttering around on an off-road trail—now, it is an off-road racer. The Bronco DR is anticipated to be the most powerful Bronco ever. This should shock you, seeing as the Bronco is already known for its power and capability. Imagine exponentially increasing that, and you have the DR. This off-road champion is powered by a Ford Coyote engine, a 5.0-liter V8 engine with a great deal of power. V8 engines are known to reach some of the most impressive performance specs on the market, and with 5 whole liters of that power, the Bronco will be reaching new heights. But, with an off-roading vehicle (especially a desert racer!), the engine is only the beginning.

The 2023 Bronco DR is going to tear up the off-road trails. As you are tearing up the trails, however, it is absolutely vital that drivers stay safe—off-roading is dangerous, and while this is not a reason not to enjoy such a thrill, it is a reason to seek a vehicle with excellent safety features. The 2023 Bronco DR is built with a Multimatic safety cage—in other words, safety is built into the vehicle’s very architecture. Under the vehicle’s gorgeous design features (the cherry red and black combination looks amazing) is a cage meant to take the hit so that you don’t have to. You will want this if you’re off-roading because a little bang-up is possible, and you want to be ready for it. Another vital element of cultivating an effective off-roading experience is healthy airflow. With Multimatic Positional Selective DSSV Dampers, the Bronco has just about the best dampers you’ll find in any vehicle right now, meaning that it is more than ready to keep the airflow clean and healthy as you tear up the trails. But, of course, these features are more about the vehicle’s performance than yours. Let’s get to the fun stuff.

Off-roading begins with the foundation, and the foundation begins with the tires. With 37-inch BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 all-season tires paired with beadlock wheels, you will have a foundation like you’ve never experienced. These tires are ready for whatever may come their way, and it certainly is ready to handle even the most treacherous of trails. You just may have to put them to the test.

As you’re putting them to the test, the vehicle will help make this easy for you with a 47-degree approach angle, a 37-degree departure angle, and a 33-degree breakover angle. You need the right dimensions if you’re going to be desert racing, and the Bronco DR is equipped precisely with that in mind. Desert racing requires the right angles, but it also requires the right freedom, and with that freedom comes the necessary departure from some usually-standard vehicle features. But, don’t worry—it is all to make the Bronco DR better at what it does best—desert racing.

The Bronco DR has removed the vehicle’s air conditioning system, interior amenities, and all glass (yes, there is no windshield, nor are there windows). Why? Because this is a vehicle that means business and wants to give you the absolute most thrilling experience possible. It is taking open-air to a new level, and we think you will love every moment.

The limited-production Bronco DR is set to be on sale in the fall of 2022. Keep your eyes open because you do not want to miss this one-of-a-kind Bronco! If the reimagined design was not enough, the performance will certainly have you sold. If you are looking for a vehicle dedicated solely to athleticism and performance, then buckle up because the Bronco RD is zeroing in on both of these things. Be warned, however, that this is a serious desert racing vehicle. If you’re looking for a highly-athletic vehicle that suits both the trail and the road, then the 2023 Bronco Raptor is where you’ll want to look.

A grey 2023 Ford Bronco Wildtrak and a red Bronco Raptor are shown from the side.

2023 Bronco Raptor

The Bronco Raptor is among the strongest and the best when it comes to performing off of the pavement. The Raptor trim puts athleticism and off-roading at the forefront. The 2023 Bronco Raptor is making some exciting upgrades that we think you’ll like. The addition of a 3.0-liter twin-turbo EcoBoost engine with 10-speed automatic transmission will have drivers cruising at 400 horsepower. That is an amazing capability for an athletic off-road vehicle like the Raptor, and you will feel the thrill.

The 2023 Raptor also sees some new and exciting interior design features. The vehicle’s dark complexion is nicely complemented by Code Orange cabin accents and carbon fiber accents on the steering wheel, grab handles, and gear shifter. Why not spice things up a bit? Additionally, the interior features onyx marine-grade vinyl seats, adding a hint of class, along with rubberized floor mats. The interior is where it all happens, so drivers will enjoy this newly-refined cabin.

Buckin’ Bronco

Everyone needs a sense of fun and adventure. The Bronco provides the opportunity to increase this sense of fun and adventure through its athleticism, playfulness, and indisputably amazing capabilities. The vehicle’s design is constantly being reimagined, and its capability is always being increased. 2023 is a year of big leaps forward for the Bronco, both in the design sector and the capability sector. We think you’ll like what’s coming! Contact us today to learn more.