2021 Ford Bronco Reservation holders who haven’t but obtained affirmation that their vans have hit the meeting line obtained a little bit of dangerous information headed into the lengthy weekend: The delays proceed, and Ford actually would not know the way lengthy they may drag out, happening to clarify that the hardtop option continues to be their “Achilles heel” and that provide merely can’t sustain with demand.
Phrase circulated earlier this week that an official communication was anticipated from Ford on Friday. That got here within the type of a letter, which is uncommon each in its candor and informal tone. Our mates at Hooniverse posted it in its entirety each on their own site and on Twitter:
— Hooniverse (@TheHooniverse)
May 28, 2021
“You’ve got been affected person,” it reads. “And we thanks for that. We have been doing every little thing we are able to. Via the pandemic. Via unprecedented demand. Via supply-chain hurdles and numerous different issues you do not give a rattling about. All you need is a Bronco.”
“The explanation this e mail is all the way down to the wire is as a result of we have been doing every little thing we presumably can to keep away from the necessity to ship it,” it continues. “This launch has scuttled our greatest intentions and assumptions, so we wish to set issues proper by speaking to you straight: we’re not but in a position to offer you a supply timing replace.”
So, extra dangerous information for (hopeful) house owners who’ve already heard loads of it. Ford assured reservation holders that it’ll replace them because the standing of their orders change; when which will occur, nevertheless, is anyone’s guess.