If that is what you want then buy a 1969 BroncoWell crap, most engines back in the 70's were low on specs, 80's got a little better, 90's even better. So really to compare a 70's engine to a 90's engine isn't a fair comparison. Hell look at my 2012 Mustang V6.... what's it get like 305hp? When a Mustang GT from 2008 only had 320hp? (obvious torque differences though). And that's only a few years apart.
Let me put it this way. If I had my choice, it'd be a nice sounding V8 under the hood, with a 4 BBL Holley carb Sadly though, I'm not getting my way. And therefor have to hope that whatever it is, can tow 4000-5000 pounds and doesn't cost me $40k. Because I don't want that. I'm good with a base model. Like a few have said around here, I don't need nor care to have all the bells and whistles. I'd pay a few bucks to upgrade the engine and I'll be happy.