Here’s What Happened To O.J. Simpson’s Ford Bronco

It’s been almost 30 years since Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ronald Goldman, were murdered outside her Brentwood, California home. 

Following an arrest warrant for Brown Simpson’s husband, football legend O.J. Simpson took off with a friend and former teammate, Al Cowlings, driving in a white Ford Bronco.

Simpson held a gun to his own head while Cowlings drove on LA freeways at Simpson’s request, in an attempt to elude police.

Cowlings was afraid Simpson would shoot himself and was on the phone with LA Police Department representatives off and on throughout.

The Ford Bronco was an icon of the era. Built from 1965 to 1996, its features were those of some of the first SUV styles, a combination of a truck and station wagon. 

The aerial televised chase of the white Ford Bronco, while millions were glued watching, made this particular Ford Bronco a legend.

The white Bronco’s actual owner is still commonly misunderstood. It was Cowling’s vehicle, although O.J. also drove a Bronco. Simpson’s version was owned by Hertz.

At the time, he worked as a spokesman. That Bronco was investigated for evidence, as drops of blood from both of the victims were found on it.

Cowling’s white Bronco was to be sold to a company specializing in LA tours of celebrity graves for $75,000. However, Simpson’s former agent intervened, not wanting any more publicity on the case prior to O.J.’s trial.

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