New Ford Bronco With Fireproof Interior and Fire Hose

A special version of the popular SUV has been released to fight fires.

Ford has introduced a special version of the new Bronco, prepared to fight forest fires. This SUV is called Wildland Fire Rig and equipped with a 190-liter water tank, a fire hose, a chainsaw and a winch. Its interior is finished with fireproof nylon.

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The car is painted light green and white like the classic, first-generation Ford Bronco disegned for the US Forest Fire Service (USFS). The new vehicle is developed in collaboration with Filson, which produces equipment for outdoor activities.

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The regular Bronco comes with a 2.3-liter 273-hp turbo V4 engine and a ten-speed automatic or seven-speed manual transmission.

As an alternative, a version with a 2.7-liter 314-hp V6 and an automatic transmission is also available.

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