we're also green, but with envy
This Classic Ford Bronco Is Vintage SUV Perfection, and You Could Have It
Purchasing products through our links may earn us a portion of the sale, which supports our editorial team’s mission. Learn more here.
Restoring and modifying old Ford Broncos has become extremely popular. That popularity is the reason Ford opted to revive the SUV, dormant since the mid-1990s. There are many exquisite Bronco builds out there. But few will look as stunning as this 1973 Bronco that just popped up for auction on Bring a Trailer.
The Bronco is a custom rebuild by Illinois-based Maxlider Brothers Customs. The seller says it was a custom project and not one of their package builds. The Bronco has a 347ci V8 Stroker crate engine from Blueprint Engines, which puts out 415 hp and 415 lb-ft of torque. That engine is paired with a five-speed manual transmission. The new powertrain has about 4,000 miles on it since the build.
That paint job is a fetching Norway Green, a variant of the British racing green that will be the best color option on just about any car. The interior strikes the perfect balance, being clean and premium-looking but not to the point where you would have an aneurysm if your dogs get in there.
Bidding for the 1973 Bronco is already up to $45,000, with a couple of days remaining and multiple bidders coming in hot. So don’t expect it to go cheap. But if your frame of reference is an exquisite custom Bronco from Icon 4×4 or Gateway, it could still end up being a relative bargain.
The best way to catch up on the day’s most important product releases and stories. Read the Story