The battery-powered Ford F-150 Lightning is the company’s $ 22 billion It is part of a US dollar-worthy campaign to expand its electric car offering to 2025.
Ford is already selling the all-electric Mustang Mach-E, but Lightning will be the first electric transformer in the pickup F-150.
The F-150, first released by Ford in 1948, has long been the best-selling vehicle in the United States and a flagship model of a company with a history of 118 years.
The great-grandson of the car giant and the current chairman of the board, Bill Ford, welcomed the “key moment” in the company’s history.
According to him, the F-150 Lightning is the “smartest, cleanest” model.
“And quite powerful,” Ford added.
In the event of a power outage, the vehicle could supply the house with electricity for about three days, Ford said.
And for professionals who use pickups in construction, vehicle electrical outlets can be a power source for tools.
Ford avoided disclosing information about the car until its official delivery.
Still, President Joe Biden, visiting a Ford plant in Michigan on Tuesday, revealed that the pickup could reach 60 miles per hour in about 4.4 seconds.
Production of the new electric model F-150 will begin by spring 2022.