The 2.7 can sound pretty good.
The Ford Bronco has proven to be a little too popular, even for Ford's taste, and people are lining up for miles to get behind the wheel of one of these off-road machines. Naturally, the aftermarket industry has taken to the Bronco like a Mustang to a crowded sidewalk, and there are thousands of Bronco-specific accessories littering the internet. Not only are crazy-looking Broncos popping up on the web, but also highly tuned ones. It is common knowledge that the 2.7-liter V6 engine has a tendency to go boom, but that isn't stopping new owners from making them sound better, and Borla's new range of exhaust systems are the perfect way to make your Bronco growl.
Borla has released its Ayak, S-Type and Touring exhausts for the 2021 model year and up, and in the company's promo video, we get to sample the sound of each system. At the start of the video, David Borla, vice president of sales and marketing explains how the company designed the rear silencer to sit further up in the rear of the car to improve clearance. An exhaust company that takes these kind of details into consideration clearly knows its target market. The T304 stainless steel system is offered in matte black or stainless steel finishes, and even comes with a million-mile warranty. But how does it sound?
In the video, the stock 2.7-liter Bronco gives a few wheezy revs before taking off, and we must admit; it doesn't sound fantastic. The Touring sound level on Borla's new exhaust system gives the 2.7-liter V6 engine a deeper note that adds a much-needed level of attitude. The S-Type level is rather rowdy, and gives you a truly sporty six-cylinder tone, but is equally refined when cruising. The Atak is so loud that you can start to hear turbo noises through the system, and should find favor with boys that are proud of their Broncos. Borla's new system is priced up to $1,400 depending on sound level and finish, and we think it adds a good dose of cool to an already radical off-roader.