This truck starts at just $39,974, not including a still-unknown destination charge, which makes it more affordable than a similarly equippedXL -- the gas model's entry-level trim. The jaw-dropper is that that price is before any applicable state or federal incentives -- that includes the $7,500 federal tax credit that the vehicle will be eligible for. All of this is a rather miraculous accomplishment given that EVs have, up until now, always been costlier than their gas equivalents -- often significantly so. ..
Every example will feature a dual-motor setup that provides standard full-time four-wheel drive. For those keeping score at home, that means that a base Lightning's equivalent gas F-150 would be a 3.3-liter V6-powered XL SuperCrew 4x4 with a 5.5-foot bed.
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As always, though, the sticker with electrics is how far you can go on a charge. I think this is supposed to go 300 miles, but that's not towing or hauling any big weight. Still, it looks amazing.