Ford took the lead with the world's first electric pickup truck

Along with the best-selling vehicle in the US, the US brand introduced the new F-150 Lightning, a model with which it is taking the lead in the supply of electric vehicles and joining the e-Transit and Mach-e.

This pickup is powered by two lithium-ion battery powered electric motors. Both generators give you the ability to always ride in 4WD mode. Among its characteristics are numbers of 775 lb-ft of torque and 563 hp. It can also tow up to 4.5 tons and has a carrying capacity of 907 kg. When it comes to the range, Ford notes that there are two versions: the 230-mile and the 300-mile extended range option. It also achieves 0-100 km / h in 4 seconds with a larger capacity battery.

Emergency center

Another new feature in the F-150 Lightning is the Ford Intelligent Backup Power function, which saves up to 9.6 kW of electricity which, according to the manufacturer, is designed to power the home and maintain its basic functions in situations such as maintenance of dimming in the operation of electrical appliances, lights, and appliances. Emergency and medical devices.

Short recharge

As for charging the battery, Ford as standard offers an 80Ah charging station that recharges equivalent to 50 kilometers of autonomy per charging hour, so reaching 100% takes about 8 hours. Recharging with a 150 kW fast charger can reach 80% in 41 minutes for a long-range battery

Less than 40,000

It will be available in the United States in the spring of 2022 in four versions and two types of batteries. Pricing starts at $ 39,974 and goes up to $ 52,974.

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