Ford: 12 Hours after the Premiere More than 44,500 Requests for the F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup

Ford with more than 44,500 requests for the F-150 Lightning electric pickup (Video)

After it became clear yesterday that in just the first 12 hours after the premiere of the F-150 Lightning, Ford reported 20,000 applications for the purchase of its all-electric pickup, the company now says that before the end of the first two days after the debut of the electric car , the number of expressed wishes for acquisition has exceeded the limit of 44,500.

“More than 44,500 bookings in less than 48 hours … and going on,” commented Jim Farley, Ford‘s chief executive, on Twitter.

The FORD F-150 LIGHTNING, the base price of which starts at $ 39,974 and $ 52,974 for the XLT version, is able to offer the ability to accelerate from 0 to 96 km / h in just over 4 seconds.

The electric pickup, which is accepted for a deposit of only $ 100, also promises strong off-road performance with four-wheel drive, additional floor protection and a choice of four modes to behave – Normal, Sport, Off Road and Tow / Haul.