Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck Revealed: Gets 563bhp, 1,051Nm & A Range Of 450 Kilometres

The Ford F-150 Lightning electric pick-up truck has been unveiled. Ford has unveiled the all-new and all-electric F-150 Lightning pick-up truck, and it has clearly not been inspired by Tesla's Cybertruck.

Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck Revealed: Gets 563bhp, 1,051Nm & A Range Of 450 Kilometres

The new Ford F-150 lightning looks almost identical to its fossil-fuel gulping siblings, but the full-width DRL that connects both the vertically stacked headlamps gives it away. On the inside, you get a somewhat sophisticated experience dominated by two large screens.

Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck Revealed: Gets 563bhp, 1,051Nm & A Range Of 450 Kilometres

The driver gets an all-digital instrument binnacle and the infotainment system is a larger 15.5-inch vertically stacked touchscreen unit. The Ford F-150 Lightning gets features such as adaptive cruise control, Ford's Sync4 interface and provision for Over-The-Air updates as standard.

Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck Revealed: Gets 563bhp, 1,051Nm & A Range Of 450 Kilometres

Under the bonnet is space for additional luggage — almost 400-litres of luggage, making it the largest front boot amongst all EVs. There are two powertrain options. The ‘standard range' model is rated at 426bhp and 370kms of range, whereas the ‘extended range' model comes with a more powerful 563bhp setup with 450kms of range.

Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck Revealed: Gets 563bhp, 1,051Nm & A Range Of 450 Kilometres

However, the official torque remains identical for both models at 1051Nm and the latter variant can go from 0-100km/h in just 4.4 seconds. Ford also claims it has a towing capacity of 4500 kilograms.

Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck Revealed: Gets 563bhp, 1,051Nm & A Range Of 450 Kilometres

Ford F-150 Lightning is the fastest and most powerful F-150 variant in Ford's F-150 line-up.

Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck Revealed: Gets 563bhp, 1,051Nm & A Range Of 450 Kilometres

However, the company is yet to reveal the little details like battery size. Ford claims that the F-150 Lightning can be charged from 15-80% in just 44 minutes using a 150kW DC fast-charger. Despite all these merits, Ford says that their upcoming all-electric F-150 will be surprisingly affordable.

Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck Revealed: Gets 563bhp, 1,051Nm & A Range Of 450 Kilometres

Thoughts On The Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pick-Up Truck being Revealed

It is quite fascinating to see a full-size American pick-up truck without a big V8 under the bonnet, but it is still an All-American with a big towing capacity and will be ideal for an outdoorsy family. An added bonus is that it is environment friendly for those off-road drives amidst nature. Good luck finding a charging station out in the middle of nowhere though.

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Article Published On: Friday, May 21, 2021, 21:24 [IST]
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