IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The Ford F-150 Lightning Has Superpowers Only Electric Can Deliver

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The Ford F-150 Lightning Has Superpowers Only Electric Can Deliver
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The Ford F-150 Lightning Has Superpowers Only Electric Can Deliver

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Platinum, Lariat, XLT. Pre-creation model with accessible attributes demonstrated. | Picture courtesy of Ford

It&#8217s formal: Production of the 2022 F-150 Lightning pickup is underway and marks the get started of a new electric powered period! Common from the get-go with a setting up rate less than $40,000, the Ford Lightning promptly reached its reservation restrict.

The Lightning features 580 horsepower when outfitted with the extended assortment battery pack– the standard battery pack delivers 452hp. It can generate 775 ft/lbs of torque, generating the 2022 Lightning the quickest accelerating F-150 to day.

For some comparison, the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor, run by a 3.5-liter twin-turbo significant output EcoBoost V6 motor, is rated with 450 horsepower and 510 ft/lbs of torque.

Lightning pickups outfitted with the extended array battery can strike 60 mph from a standstill in the mid-4-next vary. As if that wasn&#8217t more than enough to get Ford supporters fired up, the Lightning has a 2,000 lb payload and a utmost towing capacity of 10,000 lbs.

Nevertheless, the Lightning&#8217s effectiveness isn&#8217t minimal to power on the street. With Ford Smart Backup Energy, the new pickup truck can deliver ability to an full residence for up to a few days if wanted.

Furthermore, mainly because the Lightning lacks a standard engine less than the hood, Ford has selected the new storage space as the &#8220Mega Power Frunk&#8221 – get it, front trunk, frunk. The frunk is lockable and characteristics electric power and charging capabilities.

Like the intelligent TVs, personal computers and telephones we use each individual day, the Lightning is also subject to software updates known as Ford Ability-Ups. These updates intention to continuously keep the truck &#8220clever&#8221 and &#8220effective.&#8221

Within, the driver receives an sophisticated electronic encounter with a present day interface via 15.5-inch contact screen made to adapt to driver behavior. Elevating the electronic encounter further more is a 12-inch instrument cluster with a customizable interface and animated graphics to relay how the automobile is undertaking in arms-free freeway driving mode.

Pay a visit to Ford.com for extra on this unbelievable new technological innovation.

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