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Ford Bronco's New Family of Off-Roaders

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  One of the World's Most Coveted 4x4's                                                       Source:  Ford For Off and On-Roading After a 25-year absence, Ford is bringing back its 4x4 classic Bronco. It's coming back as a family of SUVs not just as a model.  Sales started last year but the interest level in the vehicles continues to build.  The newest model is the Bronco Sport.  The new Broncos have rugged, off-roading good looks, hefty, all-terrain tires, very bold front grills and prominent fender flares.  All the doors are removable, and a removable hardtop can also be purchased for extra fun in the sun. Standard Broncos The standard Bronco is the 4x4's 6th generation and can be driven off-road, on-road, on city streets and highways.  The new Bronco Sport is a compact crossover, built on the same platform as the Explorer SUV, so it is particularly geared to commuting suburbanites.  The Sport has all-wheel drive and contains 5 doors.  The Broncos come with either a

Polaris' Rugged, Electric, Quiet UTV Off-Roader

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  Go Anywhere, 4-Wheel Drive Vehicle                                                                                                     Source:  Polaris Electric, Quiet, Off-Roader If you want to do some fun off-roading that doesn't destroy the peace and quiet of nature, take a look at the all-electric, 4-wheel drive UTV, the Polaris Ranger XP Kinetic.  Polaris is a nearly $10 billion off-roading and snowmobile company based in Medina, Minnesota. Their new XP Kinetic is getting a lot of buzz as a Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV).  The company says this vehicle can go virtually anywhere.  It's been specifically engineered for electrification with a battery and electric motor replacing the fuel tank and gas-powered engine of previous versions of the UTV.  The vehicle has no grill because it has no radiator. In the front there are LED lights between the headlights.  The lightbar doubles up as a gauge to let you know the amount of charge the car has taken and how much more it needs t