The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning isn’t much to look at. I don’t mean that as an insult, but for a vehicle with such significance in the market, there isn’t much to see on the auto show floor.
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Sure, there’s the Mega Power Frunk, which was on permanent display because the early prototype on hand was fixed in the open position, but we couldn’t operate the hood. I’m not sure what it is that captivates people so much about frunks (which is to say, front trunks), but once you get over it, they’re just another storage space that may or may not add to the total in a substantial way. Here, the frunk does seem to do that. And by virtue of being powered, it won’t have the shortcoming of Ford’s other electric star, the Mustang Mach-E — the frunk of which opens like a traditional hood, by pulling a lever in the driver’s footwell.