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Manhart BC 400: an even more radical Ford Bronco

The German tuner has accustomed us to radical transformations of sedans, coupes or crossovers. Today, and more surprisingly, it is the Ford Bronco Raptor which is passing by on its pool table.

The German automobile specialist and trainer Manhart loves to transform, forge and shape everything that passes through his hands. He who illustrated in the past for his many radical creations of sports or luxury modelstakes great pleasure in shaking up the codes in terms of tuning. Thus, his creations share among themselves performance pushed to the extreme. With some aggressive aesthetic attributes very far from their production counterparts. Audi, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce : its working bases are exceptional vehicles. He returns them thanks to his works, even more desirable… Today he is tackling a major model: le Ford Bronco Raptor.

Manhart takes on the Ford Bronco

Launched in the 1960s, the Bronco was a legendary model in its time, like the Wrangler or the Scout! Arrested in 1996, he had since left the field open to his rival Wrangler, who benefited from it for almost 25 years. This year it made its comeback, in the form of a very successful neo-retro model. It is offered here with a block 2.7L petrol V6 with 335 horsepower and 563 Nm of torque. An outsider like no other. It is equipped with an electronic transfer case, as well as, on certain versions, a locking front differential and an anti-roll bar disconnection system. Ford has made this new Bronco a model faithful to the original…

Power gain, cosmetic update

Today is the clash of the titans! Understand, a great meeting between Manhart and the Ford Bronco! The German tuner has made major aesthetic changes to it. Specific rims and brake calipers, bright yellow color highlighted by numerous black details, Alcantara upholstery and dark-tinted windows… A “bling-bling” effect that will please its preferred audience, in the Middle East. Under the hood too, there are changes. The 3.0L Ecoboost V6 that equips the Raptor as standard sees its power increased to 421 horsepower, and its torque to 680 Nm. A power gain enabled by greater air injection, and light electronic reprogramming of the computer. All this has a price, still unknown, but above all an exclusivity: 10 copies only of this Raptor like no other will be produced…

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