Ford F-150 Lightning Reveal: 15 Things We Know About the New Electric Truck for 2021

Ford (NYSE:F) is charging ahead into the electric vehicle (EV) future with the reveal of its new F-150 Lightning electric truck.

Ford (F) logo on a steering wheel.

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Here’s everything that you need to know about the Ford F-150 Lightning.

  • The new electric truck from Ford comes equipped with dual in-board motors as well as 4×4.
  • That sets it up with 563 horsepower and 775 lb.-ft. of torque.
  • In addition to that, the frame can carry a total of 2,000 pounds a is capable of towing up to 10,000 pounds.
  • There are two battery options to choose from with the Ford F-150 Lightning.
  • The first is the normal 230-mile battery and the second is the extended 300-mile battery.
  • Another interesting feature is the 80-amp Ford Charge Station Pro and home management system that users can purchase.
  • This system can use the Ford F-150 Lightning to power the owner’s house if there’s an outage.
  • The battery is able to provide power for up to three days of normal use and 10 days if energy is rationed.
  • This system kicks in automatically and reverts to charging the EV once power is restored.
  • Another nifty feature is the power outlets built into the truck.
  • These are capable of providing power to tools and other appliances while the owner is away from a normal power source.
  • Customers that are interested in the Ford F-150 Lightning should note it has a starting price of $39,974 for the entry commercial model.
  • The mid-series XLT model starts at $52,974.
  • Both of these prices are before any tax incentives on the vehicle.
  • Ford will start selling its new electric pickup truck in Spring 2022.

F stock was up 2.9% as of Thursday morning.

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