The Ford F-150 Lightning is one of the most engaging trucks that money can buy thanks to its exhilarating performance on the highway. This particular model of pickup is a variant of the popular Ford Lightning that came in a two-door model. The Ford Lightning made its debut in the early 1990s, but production ended in 2004.
The new Ford F-150 Lightning picks up where its predecessor left off, and it comes equipped with much more power and many more features. Its stands out thanks to its all-electric powertrain, frunk storage, and contemporary styling. The new F-150 Lightning was named as "Edmunds Best of the best Top-Rated Awards" for 2023. It's also the winner of the "North American Truck of the Year."
|Specs||2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro|
|Standard Engine||Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor, 462 HP, 775 lb-ft Torque|
|EPA-Estimated Range**||240 miles|
|Seating for||5 persons|
The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning uses two electric motors via a standard-range battery to produce an estimated 452 horsepower. If you want to up the ante, then the brand's extended-range battery takes performance even further. The truck's advanced powertrain now produces as much as 580 horsepower and 775 pound-feet of torque. Zero to 60 mph comes in under 4.0 seconds. Pressing the pedal instantly sends power to the wheels for immediate acceleration.
The truck has refined road manners. Body roll is controlled thanks to a low center of gravity and independent rear suspension. The selectable drive modes come in handy when you're traversing various environments. Switching between several drive settings is possible as there is a mode for sport, off-road, and tow. In addition to that, the all-wheel drive system delivers a copious amount of traction.
Fully charging the standard-range battery gives you a driving range of 240 miles. A fully charged extended-range battery delivers 320 miles of driving range.
The new Ford F-150 Lightning has a roomy interior that's fitted with premium materials like leather. Fine stitching snakes its way around the seats and over the dashboard. A maximum of five people sits in the cabin. Front-seat passengers benefit from all-weather functions for extra comfort. One of the top interior features is the truck's Twin-Panel moonroof, which is equipped with a powered sunshade for convenience. The center console provides plenty of storage, but it also operates as an interior workstation that accommodates a laptop. Assist handles make it easy to get in and out.
A number of features are ready for use by you and your fellow passengers. There's a 15.0-inch touchscreen that's located in the center dash. This screen is intuitive and is loaded with vehicle settings and applications. A 360-degree view of the truck is displayed on the screen for a bird's-eye view. Cloud-based connectivity and navigation are available. You can even take advantage of the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features. Of course, premium sound is available via Bang/Olufsen audio. Surfing the web is possible thanks to Wi-Fi hotspot.
Numerous safety features are built in to keep all passengers protected. This includes advanced airbags and ultra-sonic sensors. The 2023 F-150 Lightning uses Ford Co-Pilot 360 technology for safety prevention. Some included features are:
• Pre-Collison Assist
• Evasive Steering Assist
• Lane Departure Warning
We encourage all pickup lovers to visit our Hixson, TN Ford dealership location for a full consultation. Test drives are also available for any interested buyers.