Today, we might tend to think, with the popularity of off-roading and 4-wheel drive vehicles in general, that making the Bronco, by Ford, would have been a no-brainer. It definitely would was not!! Recreational off-roading was in its infancy and the direction of the genre was by no means clear, I don't know if Iacocca was the true brain child of the Bronco concept, development and assurance of it being produced or, like a lot of production vehicles, had a bunch of backers promoting it but, no matter what, it would have taken a lot of foresight, ingenuity, money and balls to get behind it!! Had it failed, there assuredly would have been some heads rolling at Ford headquarters, make no mistake!! God, I wish I had been old and smart enough to buy one in '66, store it away in some secure, climate controlled garage and had it now but, I wish that all the time with a lot of cars, trucks, vans and....well, you get the same thoughts as well!
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