Although Rivian technically released the first electric pickup truck earlier this week, some are calling Ford’s electric F-150 the first “full-size” electric pickup truck, matching the size of the company’s previous F-150 trucks with internal combustion engines (ICEs).
In a video shared by popular and in-depth car reviewer Alex on Autos on Wednesday, Alex Dykes takes viewers through a first-hand look at the Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck upon debuting to the U.S. market (via InsideEVs).
Dykes goes through the vehicle’s exterior and interior, as well as looking at the F-150 Lightning Pro model for commercial use – all before taking a short drive in the electric truck.
Ford reported a few weeks ago that F-150 Lightning reservations had topped 130,000 units, causing the company to adjust its output targets from 40,000 to 80,000 by 2024.
The F-150 Lightning will feature 230 miles of range for the base model, with 300 miles in the truck’s larger battery variant. It will also
Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk slammed the newly-proposed EV tax credit, which favors Ford, GM, and Fiat Chrysler over newer startup EV companies like Tesla and Lucid Motors – despite these companies being electric-only and completely American-made.