This 1966 Ford Bronco 4x4 Utility Pickup is an early production
first-year Bronco. But more than just history, the lifted stance,
useful attitude, and fresh fuel injection system make the
attraction to this whole package as clear as black and white.
This Bronco has that unmistakably meaner stance with a lifted
suspension and flared fenders. And there's even liner paint in the
bed to make sure you can still bring the fun home. But there's much
more going on with this one. It's in the way the upgraded polished
wheels go well with the chrome bumpers. And the white removable
hardtop coordinates with the grille. It shows a thoughtfulness in
this classic, and the paint and main body continue this feeling.
This is a factory black car, and the finish has a glossy look that
shows off the good body panels. But it never tries to get so fancy
that you can't have fun with this iconic 4x4. The story we're told
on this one is that it was long-term owned by its first family for
over half a century, and it has had only one owner since. There are
more great statistics on this, such as a 1965 production date,
making this an early Bronco from the first production model year.
Plus, the half-cab Utility Pickup was only in production for the
first few years, and less than 7k were made in the first model
year. So while you'll love this for its cool style, there's also
plenty of classic provenance, too.
While this one looks like a cool pickup with the hardtop on, and we
love the fully-enclosed/secured cabin, this Bronco looks even
better when it's open to the world. After all, the full black
interior with white on the dash can continue the exterior's color
theme. This is built to be a driver, and so that's where the
upgrades are centered. That's why you have the comfortable upgraded
bench seat with cloth inserts, an auxiliary gauge trio under the
dash, and a modern Sniper EFI controller. But the thin/grippy
steering wheel, column shifter, and minimalist attitude are there
to really make sure you get the proper classic feeling.
Under the hood is the right powerhouse. The 302 cubic-inch V8 was
the largest motor available to these first-gen Broncos, and so that
makes for the right upgraded base. We're told this was bored .030
over when it was rebuilt in 2011. And we absolutely know this was
just upgraded to a brand new Holley Sniper electronic fuel
injection system that gives this V8 Bronco the best in power and
consistency. So it fires up eagerly and is happy to hit the street
or trail. The three-speed manual transmission gives you proper
control over this motor, and the whole vehicle has a feeling to
really keep you in tune with the road. And when the pavement ends,
the two-speed transfer case means true 4x4 ability. There are even
new front coil springs and a 2.5-inch lift.
The sale comes complete with the original bill of sale and
maintenance records. Here's a classic 4x4 with great history that's
enhanced to go play every day. This Bronco represents maximum
eye-appeal on the road and maximum fun off the road. Call