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Ford F-150 Lightning Offers More Horsepower Than Expected

The all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning is one of the biggest hits on four wheels in recent memory, and its legend just keeps growing. With the first trucks heading to customers in Pittsburgh and around the country, Ford has revealed that the 2022 F-150 Lightning exceeds original expectations for horsepower, payload, and range.

Ford revealed that the 2022 F-150 Lightning offers more horsepower than the original targets for both standard-range and extended-range models. Trucks with the extended-range battery put down 580 horsepower, which tops original estimates of 563 ponies. With the standard-range battery, the Ford F-150 Lightning delivers 452 horsepower, up from 426 horsepower.

When it comes to capability, the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning also sees a major improvement in payload capacity. Final estimates have a properly equipped truck able to haul up to 2,235 pounds of payload, beating the initial target by 2,000 pounds.

Combine these beefed-up horsepower and payload figures with 775 lb-ft of torque, up to 10,000 pounds of towing potential,[1] and a max range of 320 miles on a full charge,[2] and it’s safe to say that the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is one of the most impressive vehicles ever made.

Because it’s so impressive, Ford has pre-sold the whole run of F-150 Lightning trucks for 2022. If you’d like a chance to get behind the wheel when order banks open back up, you can sign up for updates from Ford. Or simply contact Shults Ford in Wexford, Pennsylvania, and we’ll keep you informed.

[1] Max towing on XLT with available extended-range battery and Max Trailer Tow Pkg. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configurations, accessories and number of passengers.

[2] Based on full charge. USA EPA-targeted range reflecting current status based on analytical projection consistent with US EPA combined drive cycle. Actual range varies with conditions such as external environment, vehicle use, vehicle maintenance, lithium-ion battery age and state of health.

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