F-53 AND F-59 VAN


F-59 van


Lightning Electric Zero Emission F-53/F-59 Van

The Lightning Electric F-53/F-59 van’s electric drivetrain delivers great range and efficiency while providing a quiet, smooth and familiar driving experience that your drivers will love.

Available in 80-mile and 110-mile range versions, this van provides practical, reliable service while producing zero emissions on the road. Charging is flexible, with Level 2 AC charging and DC Fast Charge supported, up to 50 kW. Active thermal management of the batteries ensures the best range, the best efficiency and the longest operation lifetime.

We use the highest-quality components available, including our thermally-managed batteries which deliver the best range, efficiency and lifetime of any batteries in the market. The batteries are fully under the floor so your cargo space isn’t compromised.

  • Battery-electric vehicle
  • Fast, smooth, and quiet
  • Installation, maintenance and service performed by Lightning eMotors or certified partners
  • Vouchers and grants available, call today for expert support


Base ChassisFord Model F-53/F-59 Commercial Stripped Chassis
GVWR19,500 lbs / 22,000 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase208 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) CompatibilityLevel 2 (13.2 kW) and DC Fast Charge (up to 80 kW) with J1772 CCS-1 Combo
All Electric Range*110 miles140 miles170 miles
Battery Capacity128 kWh160 kWh192 kWh
Charge Time8.5 hours (Level 2)
1.5 hour (DC Fast Charge)
10 hours (Level 2)
1.8 hour (DC Fast Charge)
12 hours (Level 2)
2.25 hour (DC Fast Charge)
Maximum Speed65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power241 HP (180 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)790 lb-ft (1071 Nm)
Warranty• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty
• EV Powertrain: Lightning eMotors standard warranty
(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior

* All-electric range can vary depending on route or drivecycle, environmental conditions, vehicle or equipment configurations, and driver behavior.

** Payload and Passenger capacity can vary and greatly depend on vehicle wheelbase, seating configuration, and other characteristics or features as delivered by the OEM or chassis manufacturer. Equipment added to the base chassis by aftermarket upfitters or equipment installers could also affect Payload and Passenger Capacity.