2021 Ford Bronco Reservation holders who haven’t but acquired affirmation that their vans have hit the meeting line acquired a little bit of unhealthy information headed into the lengthy weekend: The delays proceed, and Ford actually would not know the way lengthy they’ll drag out, happening to clarify that the hardtop possibility 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 buddies at Hooniverse posted it in its entirety each on their very own web site and on Twitter:

“You’ve got been affected person,” it reads. “And we thanks for that. We have been doing the whole lot we are able to. By way of the pandemic. By way of unprecedented demand. By way of 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 right down to the wire is as a result of we have been doing the whole lot we probably can to keep away from the necessity to ship it,” it continues. “This launch has scuttled our greatest intentions and assumptions, so we need to set issues proper by speaking to you straight: we’re not but capable of offer you a supply timing replace.”

So, extra unhealthy information for (hopeful) homeowners 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, nonetheless, is anyone’s guess. 

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