Ford is building a new factory matte black Platinum Black special edition of its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck. Revealed today, this Lightning looks just like Batman’s Tumbler Batmobile from The dark knight trilogy, with some gloss finish on door handles, roof and other places. Ford spokeswoman Susannah Evans says The edge Under the factory wrap, the vehicle is finished in Ford’s Gloss Agate Black paint.
Ford will only make 2,000 of these murdered trucks that start at $97,995, which is about $6,000 more than the normal Platinum level and about the same as the price before Ford dropped prices for the truck in July.
In today’s announcement, Ford says that by the middle of its second year of production, it “is on track to triple F-150 Lightning production by the fall,” as production ramps up toward 150,000 electric pickups. every year. At the same time, as we reported in June, the limited availability of its cheaper entry-level Lightning “Pro” model has caused some buyers to back off, so refocusing attention on a limited-launch model makes a lot more sense now that Ford You are sure how many trucks you can build.
Deliveries are expected in early 2024, and starting today, anyone interested can sign up to be notified when pre-orders open. If you manage to get your hands on one, it’ll even have an aluminum badge on the trunk and driver’s door jamb imprinted with limited-edition production numbering.
It includes subtle additions like a smoked finish on the front lightbar and a black (and not blue) Ford oval underneath. It doesn’t have the FORD monster truck punch that fans of Ford’s F-150 Raptor like, but the Platinum Black still looks like a really tough ride. And those tough guys can be very useful too, as the 9.6 kW Pro Power option will now ship with the ability to power appliances while the truck is off and includes new energy usage visuals.
Like the standard Platinum trim, this one comes with the standard 300-mile extended-range battery and Platinum-exclusive “Nirvana” contoured leather seats with a 10-way power driver’s seat, but, of course, it has a luxurious finished in black. in the limited edition model. It also gets a blacked-out version of the 22-inch wheels and black “Lightning” graphics on this model’s standard double-glazed roof. Platinum Black also includes standard power running boards with a gloss black finish, reflective black lightning bolt badging, and a black soft cover to hide a Batcycle underneath.