1996 Ford Bronco XL
The fifth and final generation of Bronco attained infamy when O.J.
Simpson led the police on a car chase through L.A. Before that
though, the three door, hardtop SUV was geared more towards safety
than previous generations of Bronco had been. The fifth generation
was given substantial safety increases. From front crumple zones
and three-point seatbelts to a driver side airbag.
For consignment, a rarely seen XL edition of the 1996 Bronco from
the blue oval. Many upgrades have been put on during the routine
maintenance life of this vehicle, some paint work has been
performed leaving us with a rust-free example that's ready to show
and haul. A not oft seen bench seat, sporty wheels and removable
hardtop. Full size 4 wheelin' with the classic Bronco look.
Very clean and Light Saddle Metallic bathes the hood, cab, sides,
and gate, and lower portions of the XL series station wagon...yes,
that's how they are titled. A black fiberglass top is installed and
can be removed to give you an open-air option. Badging and chrome
is correct and in excellent condition and I love the added wheel
lip moldings and twin upper and lower mocha brown pinstriping
breaking up the slab sided steel. Brand new knobby BF Goodrich all
terrain T/A Radials are on all 4 corners, and wrap large polished
aluminum wheels with locking hubs. A clean tailgate finishes off
our tour and is equipped with a power window.
A swing of the doors reveal a large overstuffed bench clad in
smooth tan tweed broadcloth on the bolsters with dark brown striped
inserts. A rear bench which will fold down expanding the already
spacious cargo area is installed behind the buckets. The front
bench is manually actuated and appears as nearly new, and the rear
bench seat is in nice unused condition. The dash setup is standard
Ford fare with two tone tan over black for the inserts. The doors
use some tan vinyl and molded plastic panels and present in like
new condition. All business here with crank windows, manual locks
and manual mirror adjustments. The standard black steering wheel
fronts the analog gauge cluster complete with its LCD odometer
readout. Storage room is ample in the carpeted area behind the rear
seat, even with the full sized matching spare tire. Good quality
carpeting, in tan color, is covering the front floors as well.
A 302ci V8 fed by EFI lurks in the cavernous engine bay with
everything looking nearly new without a spec of rust or dirt. A
5-speed manual transmission is attached to the back and sends power
to the 3.55 geared rear axle when in 2-wheel drive mode and to both
the front and rear axles when 4x4 is engaged.
Clean, some surface rust on the untreated components with no
structural damage and even the untreated factory floor pans are
looking great. Radius arm and coil springs for the front ride and
leaf springs for the back. Power disc brakes are upfront, and power
drums on back. Stock style single exhaust snakes its way rearward
and while surface rusted remains fully intact.
The test track was no match for this big Bronco. Smooth
acceleration, good handling for a truck and plenty of creature
comforts that work perfectly and stops on a dime. While we didn't
take any off-road excursions but we were able to engage the 4 wheel
drive with success.
With 97,885 actual miles which appears virtually like new exterior
wise, and the interior is very clean. Lots of recent service
performed and cold air conditioning. Well cared for and runs nicely
with plenty of power if you want to rock and climb!
F-Ford Motor Company
M-Multi Purpose Vehicle
E-6001 Thru 7000 GVWR
U15-Bronco 4wd Wagon
N-5.0L V8 199hp
L-Wayne, MI Assy Plant
B54731-Sequential Unit Number
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.