When will the Ford F-150 Lightning electric be available?

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You've been waiting with bated breath for the Ford F-150 Lightning to hit the market ever since you heard its creation. You dream of a day when life is excellent, and gas stations are obsolete, but that day seems so far away! When will this magical truck be available?
by

Emily MacKinnon

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We have some good news! The Ford F-150 lightning will be on the market by spring 2022, which means we'll all get our hands on one soon enough!

Ford F-150 Lightning Overview 

As the world's first fully-electric pickup truck, it has a projected range of up to 480 kilometres and can top out at 150km/h! It also delivers 400 horsepower and 900 lb-ft of torque from an electric powertrain. It features two motors with independent controls for each wheel.

With its lightweight aluminum body and high-strength steel frame, the Ford F-150 Lightning Electric promises to be light on your wallet and heavy in power. The truck will come with several driver assistance features including forward-facing radar and a camera that allow the vehicle to identify objects (such as pedestrians and other vehicles) and track them.

Ford F-150 Electric Overall Features

The Ford F-150 Lightning Electric is the newest addition to the Ford family. This truck features a sleek, modern design that will keep you looking stylish wherever you go. This truck's interior is equally beautiful and sophisticated, with plenty of room for your friends and family on any journey!

The Lightning also has a powerful engine that can get up to 50 kilometres per hour in seconds! You don't have to worry about running out of juice because this vehicle comes equipped with an electric battery charger port so that you can charge it anywhere there's an outlet - even at home! The best part? It only takes 4 hours for a full charge from empty.

Safety and Security Features

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning offers many safety features that will make you feel at ease when driving in adverse conditions. Four-wheel ABS with electronic brake distribution, traction control, and stability control to help prevent rollovers, which can be especially dangerous in an electric truck.

It also has a rearview camera that you can quickly view on the dash monitor. The 2022 F-150 electric is an exceptional track that will give you comfort and confidence while driving.

Exterior Design and Performance

The exterior design of this truck is HOT! The sleek, aerodynamic body style has LED lights integrated into the front fascia and front fenders. It is for improved visibility in inclement weather and to provide crisp, clean lines from its signature 5-spoke wheels. The Lightning also has a baked-on paint finish, so it will not fade or chip and adds to the overall sleekness of this electric truck.

When it comes to performance, this Ford pickup is unstoppable. It can be fully charged in just under four hours using a Level 3 DC fast charger and carry up to 3500 pounds. Its maximum speed is 240km/h. This makes it a viable option for long-distance travel across the country and trips requiring frequent stops.

Interior

The interior of this truck's outfit comes with premium leather seats with accent stitching and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and dash. The centre console screen is one of the largest we have seen to date, it is 15.5” standing vertically it now controls everything from your temperature, your cameras, even your driving modes. These features offer a comfortable driving experience while providing a stylish appearance that will make you feel like you are in the theatre.

Engine, Performance, and Transmission

The F-150 Lightning Electric offers a revolutionary powertrain that delivers the torque and acceleration of an electric vehicle with the fuel efficiency of a gasoline engine.

Two LiNbO3 battery packs power the F-150 Lightning Electric, each delivering 120 volts and 240 amps, producing 400 horsepower and 480 lb.-ft. Of torque. This innovative design provides more than twice as much power as today's hybrids while achieving better fuel economy when compared to gas-powered trucks in its class.

The battery packs have a design meant for a quick replacement for added convenience, so drivers can keep on trucking day after day without interruption or worry about where they will find their next charge.

With all this advanced technology, it's no surprise that F-150 lightning will also be equipped with what Ford is calling the Intelligent Range. Even when fully packed in and pulling a trailer the F-150 lightning will be able to give you real-time updates on its projected range based on all the added weight and environmental factors.

As a bonus, remote or portable charging stations are easily accessible throughout the country wherever electric power is readily available.

Final Remarks

The F-150 Lightning Electric is practical, efficient, and affordable with all of its new features. It offers everything that you want in a truck at an excellent price so that you can get your job done in style. It's a great vehicle that will change the way we think about pickup trucks forever.

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About the author
Emily MacKinnon
, Executive Assistant
Originally from Nova Scotia, Emily has spent the last 9 years in sales and customer service. A jack of all trades. She hopes to be able to help educate and get people excited about their next car purchases through her expression in these blogs.

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