The electric pick-up comes in a version reserved for the police

The electric pick-up comes in a version reserved for the police


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Gradually, American law enforcement agencies are also starting to drive electric vehicles. In the land of Uncle Sam, Ford is launching a police-specific version of its electric pickup, the Ford F-150 Electric. This version, called Pro Special Service Vehicle (Pro SSV), is dedicated to law enforcement operations.

According to Ford, the F-150 Lightning Pro SSV is therefore capable of protecting an accident scene, a crime scene or even towing a caravan or even a boat. The pickup has a cowl bar, highly durable fabric seats designed to facilitate ingress and egress, LED flashing lights on its roof, a dashboard that is easy to install accessories as well as only separation between the front and rear seats. The rear also has vinyl seats and flooring for easy cleaning.

400 dm3 of storage in front

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Ford F-150 Lightning Pro SSV (2022)Photo Credit – Ford

For others, this F-150 Lightning Pro SSV model comes with accessories found on the standard model, such as a 12-inch instrument cluster and a 12-inch touchscreen as well. In addition to the rear end, the front cover has a frunk 400 dm3, which can put a hole where any device can be attached.

Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h worthy of a sports car

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Ford F-150 Lightning Pro SSV (2022)Photo Credit – Ford

On a technical level, the Ford F-150 Lightning Pro SSV intended for police forces has an electric motor of 452 horses with 1,051 Nm of torque, which allows it to accelerate from 0 to 96 km / h in less than four seconds. The towing capacity is set at around 3.5 tons, while the maximum payload is more than one ton. A 580 horsepower version with 1,051 Nm of torque is available, and the towing capacity has increased to 4.5 tons.

What is the freedom of the F-150 Lightning Pro SSV?

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Ford F-150 Lightning Pro SSV (2022)Photo Credit – Ford

Ford isn’t saying whether the F-150’s electric range — advertised between 370 and 483 kilometers on the model sold to the public — is hampered by the addition of equipment intended for law enforcement operations. The price of the electric police photo is also not presented at the time of writing these lines.

In short

In the United States, the police have a variety of vehicles. Among them, the police can now rely on the Ford F-150 Lightning Pro SSV. This version of the electric pick-up is intended for law enforcement and security operations. It features a roof, a bar of flashing LED lights on its roof, specially designed seats to facilitate entry and exit, a division between the front and back of the cabin, or even a 400 dm3 piece that has a vent. electricity for other devices. The F-150 Lightning Pro SSV is offered with 452 or 580 horsepower, and is capable of accelerating from 0 to 96 km/h in less than four seconds. Its freedom – which risks the reduction of a few kilometers following the addition of equipment – is not presented by Ford.

Quentin Gueroult