Ford F-150 Lightning faster than initially marketed


Ford CEO Jim Farley took to Twitter on Monday to announce that the quickest model of the F-150 Lightning will dash to 60 mph from relaxation in lower than 4 seconds.

That acceleration is achieved for F-150 Lightnings geared up with the 131-kwh extended-range battery, which include 563 hp, and is considerably decrease than the mid-4.0 seconds Ford introduced through the electrical truck’s launch earlier this yr.

F-150 Lightnings with the 98-kwh standard-range battery solely include 426 hp, and in consequence their acceleration is slower. Ford spokeswoman Emma Berg confirmed to Motor Authority that 0-60 mph acceleration on this configuration is 4.1 seconds.

Based on Berg, the revised acceleration determine is solely the official ranking, whereas beforehand solely an estimate was given. It means F-150 Lightnings with the extended-range battery already delivered to prospects have been working 0-60s in lower than 4 seconds all this time.

Whereas the official ranking for acceleration has come down on the F-150 Lightning, costs have gone up, not as soon as however twice. The 2023 F-150 Lightning at the moment begins from $53,769, up from the 2022 mannequin’s unique beginning worth of $41,669. Each figures embrace vacation spot.

All F-150 Lightnings at the moment include dual-motor, all-wheel-drive powertrains. Ford has beforehand hinted at a rear-wheel-drive choice which presumably will decrease the worth of entry.


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