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The upcoming Ford Bronco is America's sweetheart in more states than any other new vehicle.
  • An analysis of Google searches by auto parts and accessories site site Part Catalog identified which new and upcoming models get car buyers' motors running, with the 2021 Ford Bronco leading the pack as the true love in 19 states.

    The Bronco edged out the lust-inducing mid-engine 2021 Corvette, which earned the affections of Google searchers in 13 states.

  • 2021 Ford Bronco. Image source: Ford Motor Co.

    Google searchers are hot and bothered for the revived Ford Bronco even though there are no official images available of the upcoming off-roader in production trim. Some prototypes have been spotting driving around wrapped in camouflage, and Ford has shown this racing version, but for now, Bronco fanciers' love is unrequited.

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. Image source: General Motors Co.

    The sexy Chevy Corvette won more shoppers' affections in 13 states. We loved the prototype we tested on the street, and General Motors announced that production of the long-anticipated mid-engine sports car has been consumated.

  • 2020 Land Rover Defender. Image source: Jaguar Land Rover

    They say some women love a man in uniform, so maybe that explains the interest in the upcoming 2020 Land Rover Defender, which was the most sought-after vehicle in six states. Land Rover hasn't let anyone test the new off-roader yet, leaving us to fantasize about the burly new Defender.

  • 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S. Image source: Porsche Cars North America

    Porsche's Taycan EV is already on the streets, and it won the hearts of Googlers in five states who were no doubt in search of racy internet pics of Porsche's electric sport sedan getting down and dirty at the Nurburgring race track.

  • 2021 Tesla Model Y. Image source: Tesla

    Tesla's upcoming electric mid-size crossover set hearts aflutter in California, Washington and Hawaii.

  • 2021 Rivian R1T. Image source: Rivian

    Like an attractive foreigner, perhaps mystique is the appeal for the pickup truck from Michigan start-up Rivian in Vermont and Delaware.

  • 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. Image source: Ford Motor Co.

    The notion of an electric crossover SUV bearing the name of Ford's famous pony car stirred controversey, but apparently the car also stirred the hearts of shoppers in Rhode Island and Idaho, who Googled the Ford Mustang Mach-E more frequently than any other car.


Dan Carney is a Design News senior editor, covering automotive technology, engineering and design, especially emerging electric vehicle and autonomous technologies.

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