Official debuts

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning has been unveiled

Ford Unveils Its 1st Non-Gasoline F-150

Today the model is Ford’s smartest, most innovative, customizable pickup truck that features near-instant torque, intelligent towing, seamless connectivity, OTA updates capability Ford Power-Up, a power frunk with 400 liters of volume and 400 lbs of payload. The frunk offers secure, lockable, easily accessible storage space by a powered open and close system.

Performance Features

The Ford F-150 Lightning targets 563 hp and 775 lb.-ft. of torque. With an extended-range battery, 0-60 mph acceleration takes 4. 5 seconds.

A maximum payload is 2,000 pounds in the standard-range model with 18-inch wheels. A max. towing capacity is 10,000 pounds on XLT, Lariat with the extended-range battery, and Max Trailer Tow Package.

Mechanical Tweaks:

  • military-grade aluminum-alloy body
  • upgraded frame
  • independent rear suspension
  • low center of gravity
  • dual in-board motors
  • 4×4 system with 4 selectable drive modes: Normal, Sport, Off Road and Tow/Haul.
  • rugged underbody protection to keep the battery safe
  • improved cooling system

Technologies:

  • BlueCruise for hands-free driving on more than 100,000 miles of pre-qualified divided highways
  • Onboard Scales to estimate payload and tell customers how much they’re hauling
  • Intelligent Range to help ensure the truck gives an accurate estimate of how far you can go
  • Pro Trailer Hitch Assist to automatically control steering, throttle, brake inputs to facilitate hitching trailers
  • Phone As A Key allowing customers to lock, unlock and start their truck without taking their phone out of pockets or using a key fob
  • SYNC 4A interface supported by a 15.5-inch touchscreen and designed to adapt to driver behavior
  • 12-inch instrument cluster with a customizable interface
  • Ford Intelligent Backup Power turning the vehicle into an ultimate power source for the home.
  • Pro Power Onboard that helps customers directly power a variety of tools, electronics, appliances away from home.

Charging

The F-150 Lighting’s only dual onboard charging system adds an average range of 30 mi/hour. It fully charges an extended-range truck from 15 to 100 percent in about 8 hours.

Customers will have access to North America’s public charging network through FordPass. On a 150-kW DC fast charger, the extended-range F-150 Lightning gets up to 54 mi of range in 10 min, and charges from 15 to 80 percent in about 41 min.

The FordPass Power My Trip function identifies charging routes. The Intelligent Range feature accurately calculates range while factoring in weather, traffic, payload, towing weights.

Cloud-connected navigation on SYNC 4  identifies public charging locations and prompts owners to charge at convenient points on each drive.

Key Design Elements:

  • signature LED lightbars
  • three new grille designs
  • newly shaped running boards
  • sculpted hood to reduce drag
  • enhanced 360-degree Zone Lighting
  • fold-out Interior Work Surface to easily work inside
  • Max Recline Seats offering nearly 180 degrees of recline

Availability

Ford F-150 Lightning will roll off the assembly line next year at Ford’s new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn outside Detroit. Arrival is set for the spring of 2022.  

4 series and 2 battery options will be available at more than 2,300 EV-certified U.S. dealerships of the brand. There will be an option for fleet customers to access Ford’s complete ecosystem of connected data and telematics services via Ford Commercial Solutions.

The commercial-oriented entry model starts at $39,974 before any federal or state tax credits. The mid-series XLT model costs $52,974. The Lariat and Platinum versions will go up to $90,000.

Source: Ford

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