Video comparing "equal" R1T vs. Lightning EV truck

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found this on FB. lots of speculation but still something to watch.

I'm dubious about how the $60K Lariat jumped to $74K - since Ford has not published pricing for Options.
For example, it surprises many that the standard F-150 ProPower setup can jump from 2.4 to 7.2 kWh for only $750 bucks! To value that upgrade on the Lightning to 9.6 for anything more than a grand is unfounded.

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Heard a very interest comment on a separate early reviewer YT video...

He said the Lightning's 300 mile range rating from Ford is based on running with a 1,000 lb payload because Ford wanted to publish a more "realistic value for how a truck is used." This guy said during his brief ride-along that the intelligent battery monitor was displaying a remaining range of over 330 miles with charge in the high 70%.

Very speculative but he said that could mean an unladened F-150 with larger battery could get well above 300 miles by the normal EPA testing that will not have the one-ton payload onboard.
 

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Watched it last night. It is generally of interest to pass some time but as you say it is full of assumptions and jumps in logic that really make it pretty much useless in regards to its stated purpose. Without more detailed info from Ford on pricing of specific options, it is impossible to really do a head to head comparison except for a maxed out R1T and a maxed out Lightning which actually turn out to be very similar in price.
 

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Heard a very interest comment on a separate early reviewer YT video...

He said the Lightning's 300 mile range rating from Ford is based on running with a 1,000 lb payload because Ford wanted to publish a more "realistic value for how a truck is used." This guy said during his brief ride-along that the intelligent battery monitor was displaying a remaining range of over 330 miles with charge in the high 70%.

Very speculative but he said that could mean an unladened F-150 with larger battery could get well above 300 miles by the normal EPA testing that will not have the one-ton payload onboard.
MKBHD released a video on YouTube and the model he had showed over 360 miles at 80% charge which would mean around 460 miles fully charged.
 

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MKBHD released a video on YouTube and the model he had showed over 360 miles at 80% charge which would mean around 460 miles fully charged.
Totally plausible, but I can get my 45 mile range Chevy volt to display 90 miles range if I roll around at super low speeds and never touch the brakes. Then I can get on the highway and kill the battery in 25 miles at 80mph.
 

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Totally plausible, but I can get my 45 mile range Chevy volt to display 90 miles range if I roll around at super low speeds and never touch the brakes. Then I can get on the highway and kill the battery in 25 miles at 80mph.
Not to mention that if the Lightning was really capable of 450+ miles, there’s no way Ford wouldn’t be leading with that. You’ll hear it over and over with EVs than range is king - so in their public reveal, they undersell range by 33%? I understand wanting to be conservative, but that’s extreme. Something doesn't make sense.
 
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