Ford has carried out for emblems at the F-150 Lobo and Maverick Lobo names, hinting at conceivable fresh variants of the 2 pickup vehicles.
Each trademark packages have been filed with the US Patent and Trademark Workplace (USPTO) August 14 masking “motor vehicles, namely gasoline and electric automobiles, pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, and their structural parts.”
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“Lobo” is Spanish for “wolf,” so the Lobo fashions would enlarge a menagerie of pickup variants that already comprises the F-150 Rattler and Raptor off-road fashions. Ford’s lineup is nice-looking smartly stocked with off-road vehicles on the while, together with no longer most effective the Rattler and Raptor, but additionally Tremor variations of each the F-150 and Maverick.
The trademark packages point out “gasoline and electric automobiles,” however there’s no electrical Maverick as of but. Ford is operating on a efficiency model of the F-150 Lightning, however has already filed a hallmark utility for the F-150 Flash title, which turns out like a extra possible candidate.
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That leaves an internal-combustion efficiency fashion as a chance. This is able to fill an opening within the Maverick lineup, and would give the F-150 lineup one thing it hasn’t had because the unedited, gasoline-powered Lightning went out of manufacturing. Ford not too long ago presented a supercharger possibility for the F-150, however as a dealer-installed efficiency package deal, no longer as a part of a definite fashion.
A refreshed F-150 is slated to debut on the 2023 Detroit auto display in September, updating the flow era that debuted for the 2021 fashion pace. Anticipated to debut as a 2024 fashion, secret agent pictures level to fresh designs for the lighting at each ends, most likely a multifunction tailgate, and a revised sprint with a portrait-oriented touchscreen. If a Lobo variant isn’t a part of this refresh, it will seem with the next-generation F-150 anticipated in 2027.