First (Actual) 2021 Bronco U725 Prototype SPIED!!

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I read somewhere that the weight increase of hundreds and hundreds of pounds REALLY offsets the performance gains.
If I can commute for free, which a plug in hybrid would probably let me do, I wouldn’t care about the performance losses. I’d be saving $100+ a month in gas.



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..., IF there is some sort of air/active suspension option , the front IFS with a sway bar disconnect and some computer Tom foolery could be made to mimic a front straight axle in ‘rock crawl’ mode. Possibly by sharing air between the front air springs. ...
Why use a simple rugged lever when you can instead use a novel system of valves, pumps and sensors to simulate a lever.

Sounds like space pen vs pencil.

I certainly wouldn't want to be the guinea pig.
 

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Why use a simple rugged lever when you can instead use a novel system of valves, pumps and sensors to simulate a lever.

Sounds like space pen vs pencil.

I certainly wouldn't want to be the guinea pig.
Air suspension has gotten significantly better, hence even the Ram 2500 having it as an option. It’s not 1997 anymore.
 

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If I can commute for free, which a plug in hybrid would probably let me do, I wouldn’t care about the performance losses. I’d be saving $100+ a month in gas.
I mean its technically not free. You will pay an increase in your electric bill, probably will be less than a gas bill, but its not "Free."
 

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I mean its technically not free. You will pay an increase in your electric bill, probably will be less than a gas bill, but its not "Free."
Don't forget about Solar-its "free" or alot cheaper
 

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Except not every cars a pinto and you hit it right, no explosion
Gas powered cars still catch fire in certain circumstances all the time, just it doesn't make the news like a BEV. I'd venture the say the danger of that is roughly the same between both types?
 

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Why use a simple rugged lever when you can instead use a novel system of valves, pumps and sensors to simulate a lever.

Sounds like space pen vs pencil.

I certainly wouldn't want to be the guinea pig.
Well, it is true NASA spent millions developing the space pen while the soviets used pencils.

But last I checked, we put a man on the moon and they didn’t and I can now get a space pen off amazon for $20.
 

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If I can commute for free, which a plug in hybrid would probably let me do, I wouldn’t care about the performance losses. I’d be saving $100+ a month in gas.
See, I’m the exact opposite... I don’t care about the $100+ monthly gas bill, I want to have a noise making high performing car

Why use a simple rugged lever when you can instead use a novel system of valves, pumps and sensors to simulate a lever.

Sounds like space pen vs pencil.

I certainly wouldn't want to be the guinea pig.
Okay man, we get it, you’re scared of technology
 

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Well, it is true NASA spent millions developing the space pen while the soviets used pencils.

But last I checked, we put a man on the moon and they didn’t and I can now get a space pen off amazon for $20.
There are two types of countries in the world: Those that use the metric system, and those that have been to the moon.
 

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Gas powered cars still catch fire in certain circumstances all the time, just it doesn't make the news like a BEV. I'd venture the say the danger of that is roughly the same between both types?
Difference is, I can use a fire extinguisher to put out the fire, electrical fires are a completely different animal and even when it's out, there's a chance for the batteries to reignite again
 























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