Competitor of the Tesla Cybertruck and Hummer EV: Ford introduced the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck with a power reserve of up to 500 km and a price tag of $39,900

Ford today announced an electric version of the F150 pickup truck, which will compete with the Tesla Cybertruck and Hummer EV.

What is known?

The novelty received the prefix Lightning in the name and was created on the basis of the usual F150. However, the car received several design features. For example, it was equipped with a stronger frame and an independent rear suspension. The differences also affected the interior of the car. The electric F150 has a fully digital dashboard and a Sync 4A multimedia system with a 15.5-inch vertical display. A similar screen is installed in the Mustang Mach-E. The system supports over-the-air updates, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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  • Ford introduced the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck 1
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The Ford F-150 Lightning will enter the market in two trim levels. Both have a four-door cab and a 1.68 m cargo bay, but differ in power and power reserve. The basic version of the Standard Range received a 432 hp engine and a power reserve of 370 km. The top-end Extended Range, in turn, produces 571 hp and can drive up to 500 km. This configuration accelerates to “hundreds” in 4.5 seconds and supports fast charging at 150 kW. It can charge a pickup truck from 15 to 80% in 40 minutes.

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  • Ford introduced the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck 5
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Of the interesting things in the new product, it is also worth noting the function of the electric generator. That is, you can power electrical appliances or even a house from the car. In this mode, the F150 Lightning produces up to 9.6 kW.

Ford F-150 Lightning Price and when to expect?

Sales of the Ford F-150 Lightning will begin in the spring of 2022, but the car can already be pre-ordered. The starting price is $39,900.

Source: Ford

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