Nylint Ford Bronco Radio Control Rock Crawler
This model has yet to be released, so please keep in mind that these images are of prototypes.
Based off of the following 1:1 Bronco
Pre Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and Scorpion MK I Prototype (Hand Sample)
This is the item that sold Wal-Mart on the project
The above prototype has the follow features
- 5 link suspension front & rear w/ “heim” joints
- Single motor w/ splined & u-jointed drive shafts
- Cantilever links to the shocks for adjustable leverage & spring rate
- Rear axle was set-up so it could be converted to rear steer. Also see how the axles were too wide?
1:6 scale prototype
Potential release colors - 1:6 scale (computer colorization using a color chart)
1:18 scale prototype
Changes from the above 1:6 include: New bumper and marker lights
1:18 scale preproduction packaging with 1:6 scale pictured on the box
January 2006 update: "...just in from our sales mtgs in Hong Kong : the yellow Bronco has been changed to red. Apparently buyers did not like the yellow…"
Preproduction release colors and logo locations phase 1
Preproduction release colors and logo locations phase 2
1:18 scale Bronco. Box now shows red 1:18 Bronco.
Images and text from Funrise's Website (January 2007)
"The radio-control Ford Bronco Rock Crawler combines advanced multi-point suspension with terrain hugging tires to take you where you want to go. Tackle the most daunting verticals, leave the competition behind, and get radical with the Ford Bronco. A 4 band radio control enables you to compete with other Rock Crawlers without signal interference. Aired down tires offer maximum traction to grip the rocky terrain, and super flexible suspension power ensure the ultimate in control. Comes with 7V rechargeable battery."
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