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First-Gen Ford Bronco And Honda Minibike Make One Cool Combo

There’s no denying the incredible collector interest in the first-gen Ford Bronco that has only grown exponentially since the unveiling of the sixth-gen 2021 model. It’s hard to find anyone that doesn’t like early Broncos. As far we know, such a person may not even exist. And it’s certainly hard not to like this modded 1974 model that we spotted for sale over at Bring a Trailer, which is cool enough all by itself. But with a Honda CT70 Trail minibike mounted out back, it makes for an even more appealing weekend toy.

The first-gen Ford Bronco was originally a hardtop wagon painted Bold Orange, but has since been backdated with ’67 body panels and a fresh coat of copper metallic paint. There are plenty of other visual mods to soak in here as well, including a set of roadster-style doors, cut fenders, black fender flares, tubular bumpers and step bars, and a scoop for the hood.

The Bronco sits five inches higher than stock thanks to a lift kit, which helps make room for Mickey Thompson alloy wheels wrapped with 32×11.5 inch Hankook Dynapro MT tires. At the moment, a black bikini top covers the Bronco’s interior, but the SUV is also being sold with the stock hardtop and original doors in case inclement weather is in the forecast.

Like most early Broncos, this one had some rust in the floor pans, so that’s been fixed as well. Most everything else inside the cabin is new, including the carpet, sport seats, Duff shifter, and steering wheel. The dash has been worked over and fitted with some switches to control everything, along with new gauges.

The Bronco is powered by Ford’s trusty 302 V8, which has been upgraded with an Edelbrock intake manifold, headers, dual exhaust, and electronic ignition. It sends power to the differentials via a three-speed manual transmission, while power steering and front disc brakes make it a little more pleasant to drive.

If that isn’t cool enough, the Bronco also comes with a ’70s model Honda minibike powered by a 72cc engine. The little two-wheeler isn’t road legal, but it is a great little toy to use for exploring some off-road trails. And it looks incredibly cool hanging off the back of this beautiful Bronco, too, almost like these two were made for each other.

We’ll have more cool rides like this soon, so be sure to subscribe to Ford Authority for more Ford Bronco news and around-the-clock Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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