New Ford F-150 Lightning For Sale in Fredeicksburg, VA

A Truly Exciting Innovation: The Ford F-150 Lightning

Those drivers who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s will remember the original Ford Lightning. Much like the name described, the Ford Lightning manufactured between the early 90s and early 2000s was a lightning-quick truck, sporty, and attractive. The truck offered the best in engine technology at the time, and it was a coveted vehicle of the Ford family. Today's Ford Lightning is also technologically innovative; in fact, it's the first fully electric truck to roll off the assembly line. In addition, the Lightning is intended to give forward-thinking drivers near Fredericksburg who need a truck but want to be environmentally friendly a way to have the best of both worlds.

By September of 2021, before the Lightning was released, 150,000 Americans had already reserved a Ford Lightning. The Lightning is said to offer a good deal of driving range, which can be increased when drivers choose the extended range package. Plus, the Lightning will offer a great deal of amenities for drivers around Stafford. Even more appealing is the performance of the Lightning - both the standard batteries and the extended range battery are expected to offer drivers a whooping 775 lb-ft of torque. Horsepower is also surprisingly high - the standard range battery is said to offer up to 426 horses under the Lightning's hood, while the extended range battery offers 563 horsepower. This truck lives up to its name as well as the reputation of the original from the 90s - it is truly quick to move down the road.

Performance

Speaking of performance, the Lightning will be able to tow between 7,700 pounds and 10,000 pounds, depending upon which battery drivers near King George choose. The standard range battery will offer a max payload of 2,000 pounds, while the extended range battery will have a slightly lower payload of 1,800. This is due to the weight of the extended batteries extra cells.

Those who ponder whether the Ford Lightning will be able to tow and haul cargo will appreciate that the pro-trailering features of the Lightning. When drivers add the trailering package, they will enjoy Ford's Backup Assist as well as Trailer Reverse Guidance. Perks also include a smart hitch, a trailer brake controller, and a 360-degree camera that makes trailering a load very easy.

Another nicety when it comes to the Ford Lightning is the extras drivers won't get from any other truck. Drivers may have heard about the onboard generator of the Lightning, and this feature is everything you could need and more. In fact, the extended range battery will be able to plug into one's home and power it for up to three days. The frunk of the truck offers extra storage space, but there is also a number of 120-volt power outlets located there. The truck bed itself offers up to 7.2 kW in outlets.

Interior Features

The interior of the Lightning is intended to be similar to the gas-powered F-150, but it will be a unique set-up. There will be a push button start and a console gear shift rather than a gear shift on the column. All Lightning trucks will have either a twelve inch or a fifteen-inch touchscreen infotainment center. By the way, Sync 4 has recently been upgraded, and the Lightning will offer this type of infotainment system. With the upgraded Sync 4, drivers will enjoy voice recognition, voice activated commands, setting up a driver profile, and the infotainment system will make suggestions about places the driver frequents as well as whom to access in one's contact list. It will even discuss music you'd like played!

Ready To Learn More?

The Ford Lightning is set to be available in the spring; see Purvis Ford in Spotsylvania for updates and to pre-order the Ford Lightning now!

  1. Purvis Ford

    11335 Patriot Highway
    Fredericksburg, VA 22408

    • Sales: (540) 898-3000
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