- The 2024 Ford F-150 Lightning is including a Platinum Black particular version.
- It is a blacked-out visible bundle with a matte-black wrap, particular badging, and different black trim components.
- The Lightning Platinum Black begins at $99,990 and deliveries will begin early in 2024.
Ford does not at present supply too many visible customization choices for the F-150 Lightning pickup, however there is a new particular version becoming a member of the lineup for 2024 that makes a daring assertion. It is referred to as the Platinum Black and this new bundle wraps your entire electrical truck in matte black, together with particular badging, wheels, lighting, and inside bits.
The 2024 F-150 Lightning Platinum Black will likely be obtainable in restricted portions—2000 models to be actual—and deliveries are scheduled to start out in early 2024. It is based mostly on the highest Platinum trim and carries a beginning value of $99,990—a good bit greater than the 2023 Lightning Platinum’s beginning value of $93,290.
For that further dough, you get the matte-black exterior, 22-inch black wheels with matte-black lug nuts, black badging, a gentle tonneau cowl, a “smoked” gentle bar, and a gloss-black roof with graphics within the panoramic sunroof. Inside, the Platinum Black—naturally—has black Nirvana leather-based upholstery plus a plate within the door jamb denoting the special-edition sequence quantity. There’s additionally a plaque within the frunk. The vinyl wrap itself is from provider 3M and Ford is providing a 3-year, 36,000-mile guarantee for the wrap particularly (the truck is painted Agate Black beneath).
Like all Platinum-trim F-150 Lightnings, the Platinum Black comes normal with the Prolonged Vary battery pack and the 580-hp dual-motor powertrain configuration. Ford claims it’s going to ship the identical 300-mile EPA-rated vary as the usual Platinum.
New options for all 2024 model-year F-150 Lightnings embrace an automated lock perform while you exit the truck and stroll away with the important thing in your pocket, and the up to date BlueCruise 1.2 hands-free driver-assist characteristic. The optionally available ProPower onboard generator now robotically powers on while you unlock the truck, which means that you simply don’t need to bodily begin the truck earlier than plugging in units. Ford says that these upgrades will likely be provided as software program updates for present house owners of 2022 and 2023 Lightnings.
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Regardless of being raised on a gentle food plan of base-model Hondas and Toyotas—or maybe due to it—Joey Capparella nonetheless cultivated an obsession for the automotive trade all through his childhood in Nashville, Tennessee. He discovered a method to write about vehicles for the college newspaper throughout his faculty years at Rice College, which ultimately led him to maneuver to Ann Arbor, Michigan, for his first skilled auto-writing gig at Vehicle Journal. He has been a part of the Automotive and Driver crew since 2016 and now lives in New York Metropolis.