Sometimes new designs look better "in person" than in print. NOT so in this case! I live part time in Big Bear Lake, Cali, The home of jeeping!!! When I first saw the new Bronco I was surprised at how small and cheap it looks! It is a completely uninteresting design despite any off-road bona fides..
Sounds like all the right features are in place to play hard offroad. It is a pity they went wider than the Wrangler, as width is not a benefit on most trails. I went from a JK back to a TJ in part because the JK was just too big offroad.