1966 Ford Bronco Roadster
In Ford's quest to fill a market niche, they sought to create a combination of both a car and truck for men and women who seek adventure as well as practical transportation. The design team and engineers developed the Bronco to serve as a family sedan, sports roadster, snowplow or farm and civil defense vehicle. It was designed to go nearly anywhere and do nearly anything. For the past 45 years, despite a lapse in production, the Bronco has been the king of the recreation vehicle market, and the first generation Broncos are favorites in the collector car market.
Presented at auction is an exceptional restored early production Bronco!
This matching numbers 1966 U13 Bronco roadster came restored from a private collection. It has had a complete frame-off restoration. It was built in first week of production and is the 6th roadster known to have been produced in August of 1965.
The 170cid engine was the only engine that powered all early 1966 Broncos. In addition, all early Broncos were only fitted with the three-on-the-tree manual shift configuration. This roadster is powered by its original 170/105hp inline 6 cylinder engine.
Every single component of this rare Bronco has been meticulously disassembled, repaired where necessary, detailed and reassembled, including the engine, transmission, transfer case and steering and braking systems. The paint is PPG basecoat/clearcoat Ford Red and buffed. Fords bold silver vinyl upholstery superbly accents the interior.
Great runner fun to drive. The incredible Bronco is noticed everywhere it goes!
This car has been consigned to the 5th Annual Salt Lake City Classic Car Auction featuring 150 Classic and Collector cars selling across the auction block! The auction is held Saturday, August 1 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy, UT. For information on buying or selling at the auction go to www.classiccarauction.us
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