July 18, 2024

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Ford Bronco 4600 stock class race truck debuts at King of the Hammers

While Ford’s Bronco 4400 race trucks are certainly going to attract a lot of interest when they debut at this week’s King of the Hammers off-road race party, the Bronco 4600-course trucks that will accompany them are additional suitable to actual consumers. That is mainly because, as opposed to the “Endless” 4400 sequence, the 4600 course is considerably additional deeply rooted in production-spec parts, which include the chassis, engine and transmission.

That implies the Bronco 4600 race trucks you see in the gallery above use the very same 2.seven-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and ten-speed automatic gearbox that you can expect to uncover under the hood of two- and four-doorway Broncos that will soon sit inside Ford dealerships.

“Bronco 4600 underscores how prepared the all-new Bronco is for level of competition and how Ford Effectiveness is fully commited to driving the brand’s success across multiple off-road sequence,” claimed Mark Rushbrook, world wide director, Ford Effectiveness Motorsports. “We search ahead to off-road racing teams coming to this system and to Ford Effectiveness stepping up to repeatedly boost the point out of the artwork in off-road racing for them.”

Now, it should really be pointed out that even though these 4600-course Broncos do share a superior bit of DNA with their stock counterparts, there are some crucial modifications that let them to do appropriate off-road struggle under aggressive disorders. A quartet of Fox coilover shocks with distant reservoirs and pneumatic bump stops maintain up major-obligation axles front and rear. The front depends on  portal hubs from 74 Weld, Triton Engineering regulate arms, a Dana AdvanTEK e-locking differential with RCV customized halfshafts and a Howe hydraulic steering rack with cooler. At the rear are Triton Engineering backlinks, a Dynatrac ProRock XD60 axle with an ARB 35-spline Air Locker and Spidertrax Spider nine axle shafts and hubs. Willwood Engineering brakes, System Race Wheels 202 Cast Beadlock wheels and 35-inch BF Goodrich mud-terrain T/A KM3 tires spherical out the functioning gear.

The offer also includes Ford Effectiveness metal bumpers, a Alert winch, Rigid LED off-road lights, Recaro seat shells and a total customized roll cage. A customized livery of factory hues Race Purple, Oxford White and Velocity Blue is an American-themed contact, although a crimson R in the grille’s Bronco script highlights Ford’s racing attempts.

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