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Ford’s first Black designer helped pen the original Bronco

Young designer also contributed to concepts for a cab-forward truck, the Mustang and the legendary GT40 BY MARK MAYNARD The endearing and enduring success of the Ford Bronco has roots in its earliest design by the first African American designer hired at Ford Motor Co. In 1956, McKinley Thompson Jr. had just graduated from ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., with a degree in transportation design. Among Thompson’s more noteworthy projects was the Bronco...

Vin Car Pics: 1968 Ford Bronco

Since Ford’s vow in 2017 to bring back the Bronco, fans have eagerly awaited its return. Based on a foundation from the current-generation Ford Ranger, the reveal of the midsize SUV is expected this July. There were five generations of Bronco, built from 1966 to mid-1996, when Ford announced the discontinuation of the Bronco to make way for the Expedition. The second-generation was moved to a larger F-150 chassis (to better compete with the Chevrolet...