Electric F-150 busts track like greased Lightning

Electric F-150 busts track like greased Lightning
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[Ed. – It’s Labor Day.  You want I should talk nothing but politics and disease?  For what it’s worth, I develop a twitch when running into too much EV fanboying — which for me is defined as “more than none.”  But we aim to bring readers a smorgasbord of diverse commentary in this space.  Long ago, incidentally, in a galaxy far, far away, I owned an F-150.  This was back when you could fit a bowling alley into all the empty space under the hood.]

From afar, the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning looks like nothing special.

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If you weren’t looking for them, you might not notice the truck’s LED light bars, enclosed grille, and subtle bodywork changes that signal it isn’t just another of the millions of gas-fueled Ford pickups seen rumbling down US roadways daily. …

Creeping around a parking lot, the Lightning was silent, unassuming. But all that subtlety vanished the instant the Lightning’s chief engineer, Linda Zhang, floored it onto one of the track’s straightaways.

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