Originally Posted by Gator Jeff
My bad for posting a rebadged Fiesta. My approval was meerly based on the looks which I love.
As for IRS, anyone whose watched the Baja races, those trucks are IFS and IRS and can tackle just about anything. However, most OEM IRS that comes off of assembly lines currently isn't any good for things tougher than a gravel driveway.
It's not exactly comparing apples to apples though. Have you seen those A-arms on those race cars? They're like 3 feet long! And those buggies are for high speed desert stuff, not rock crawling.
If ford wants to steal any piece of Jeep's profits, they'll need to stick solid axles under the next bronco, at least in the rearend.