Ford has utilized for logos on the F-150 Lobo and Maverick Lobo names, hinting at attainable new variants of the 2 pickup vans.
Each trademark functions had been filed with the USA Patent and Trademark Workplace (USPTO) August 14 masking « motor autos, particularly gasoline and electrical vehicles, pickup vans, sport utility autos, and their structural components. »
2023 Ford Maverick
« Lobo » is Spanish for « wolf, » so the Lobo fashions would broaden a menagerie of pickup variants that already contains the F-150 Rattler and Raptor off-road fashions. Ford’s lineup is fairly nicely stocked with off-road vans in the mean time, together with not solely the Rattler and Raptor, but additionally Tremor variations of each the F-150 and Maverick.
The trademark functions point out « gasoline and electrical vehicles, » however there isn’t any electrical Maverick as of but. Ford is engaged on a performance version of the F-150 Lightning, however has already filed a trademark utility for the F-150 Flash title, which looks as if a extra possible candidate.
2023 Ford F-150 with FP700 efficiency package deal
That leaves an internal-combustion efficiency mannequin as a chance. This may fill a spot within the Maverick lineup, and would give the F-150 lineup one thing it hasn’t had because the unique, gasoline-powered Lightning went out of manufacturing. Ford not too long ago launched a supercharger option for the F-150, however as a dealer-installed efficiency package deal, not as a part of a definite mannequin.
A refreshed F-150 is slated to debut on the 2023 Detroit auto show in September, updating the present era that debuted for the 2021 mannequin 12 months. Anticipated to debut as a 2024 mannequin, spy shots level to new designs for the lights at each ends, presumably a multifunction tailgate, and a revised sprint with a portrait-oriented touchscreen. If a Lobo variant is not a part of this refresh, it may seem with the next-generation F-150 anticipated in 2027.