How (And Why) We Officially Ordered Our 2022 Ford F150 Lightning

From Transport Evolved.

Back in May 2021, we were one of the many people to put down a $100 refundable deposit to stand in line to buy the Ford F150 Lightning pickup truck.

Last Thursday, we were invited – along with many other Wave 2 Invitees – to spec our truck and confirm our orders.

Here’s why we decided to confirm our order, what specs we chose – and why.

Watch @Engineering Explained’s video on the economics of buying an F150 Lightning instead of a Powerwall.


00:00 – Introduction
00:44 – Stealth looks
02:11 – Why we didn’t go for the Pro
03:15 – Challenges of transporting gear
04:41 – XLT? Not a logical choice with longer-range needs
06:07 – Why we ended up with the Lauriat
08:41 – Simple ordering – but some questions remain.
09:10 – Four questions, answered
12:16 – Thanks, and Goodbye!

Presenter: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Cameras: Michael Horton
End Credits: Erin Carlie
Editor: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
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