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Troller T4 Xtreme concept may hint future Ford Bronco

Troller T4 Xtreme concept may hint future Ford Bronco image

Aurick Go / Oficina Troller, Ford | November 15, 2016 10:29

Ford Ranger-derived T4 Xtreme concept is treated to a chiseled look

Brazilian coachbuilder Troller may have come out with a proper hint to the Ford Bronco's comeback. After last month's revelation of Ford's 2018 US production plans for the next-gen Bronco and Ranger, eager followers have made assumptions on what it might look like.

Troller T4 Xtreme side

Ford's Brazilian coachbuilder subsidiary Troller builds on their 2014 T4 all-roader based on a shortened T6 Ford Ranger. Drawing a host of parts and components from the Blue Oval, they’ve revealed a Troller T4 Xtreme concept that turns the muscle up on the standard model at this year’s Sao Paulo Motor Show.

Ford Bronco concept

Designed in Brazil, the T4 Xtreme concept sports a chiseled look reminiscent of that of the Bronco.

Troller T4 Xtreme front quarter

Despite the similarities though, the T4 Xtreme is made contemporary by having modern pieces like the bracket-shaped lights and big-lettered grills of late model Fords in the US. Additional body cladding on the doors as well as the open-top side panels give the T4 Xtreme a similar profile to that of a Jeep Wrangler, the Brazilian vehicle's longtime inspiration.

Troller T4 Xtreme rear top

The T4 rolls using the same 3.2L five-cylinder turbo diesel found in the Ford Ranger. Rated at 200 PS with 470 Nm of torque, the engine is then mated to a six-speed manual that sends power to a four wheel drive system. Power can then be sent to either the rear wheels, four-high, or four-low via a separate 4WD selector.

Other reports indicate that the new Bronco will most likely be heavily based on the Ford Everest.