Would you buy the next Ford Bronco if it looked like this?

A forum at is speculating wildly about how a 2020 Ford Bronco could potentially be styled. Photo credit: BRONCO6G.COM
Graham Kozak is associate editor at Autoweek, an affiliate of Automotive News.

The sixth-generation Ford Bronco is kind of like the long-awaited Jeep Wrangler pickup truck: It makes perfect sense, it's practically guaranteed to be a smash hit and fans have been clamoring for it for years.

Yet despite hints and teases, there's no official confirmation that there's a new one in the pipeline. Yet.

That hasn't stopped folks at the optimistically named Bronco6G forum -- that's for the as-of-yet unannounced sixth gen -- from speculating wildly about what a 2020 Ford Bronco could potentially look like.

These renderings are the fruit of their conjecture.

According to the site, the package rides on a traditional frame; the platform underpinning the new America-bound midsize Ranger seems a logical enough choice.

There are old-school round headlights, classic-looking ridges above the fenders that reinforce the boxy profile and a built-in winch in the front bumper.

Ford's latest Bronco concept at the 2004 Detroit auto show. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG

A few different grille options are shown, and we get to see it both with and without a roof rack. Its extra-meaty tires are wrapped around split five-spoke wheels that, to be frank, look a little dainty on an otherwise butch truck.

The rims from the 2017 F-150 Raptor would be right at home.

All in all, it splits the difference between the original Bronco and the modern, inoffensively styled Ford Everest SUV offered in other markets.

It's a touch retro to be a modern Blue Oval offering, perhaps, but we like it way, way better than the 2004 Bronco concept -- and it wouldn't look half bad parked next to a new Mustang.

Check out the rest of the renderings at Bronco6G and get in on the rampant speculation in the forum; until we get some kind of official word from Ford, that's all we can do.



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