8 Forgotten Ford Fashions | CarBuzz
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The issue was with the steadiness management that might, and did, depart the shiny aspect down. What’s scary is that Ford knew the Bronco II had rollover points. Engineers instructed fixes, however widening the monitor or decreasing the middle of gravity would have delayed its launch. When these points went public by way of Client Studies, that was the start of the Bronco II’s finish. Legend even has it that Geico refused to jot down insurance policies for the Bronco.
Ford offered round 700,000 fashions, and estimates for the loss of life toll by means of rollover accidents vary between 500 and 800 individuals. Its substitute was the 1991 mannequin yr Explorer, which additionally had rollover points, and people weren’t fastened till it bought a wider monitor and unbiased suspension for the 2002 mannequin yr.