Ford has utilized for logos on the F-150 Lobo and Maverick Lobo names, hinting at attainable new variants of the 2 pickup vehicles.
Each trademark purposes had been filed with the US Patent and Trademark Workplace (USPTO) August 14 protecting “motor automobiles, particularly gasoline and electrical vehicles, pickup vehicles, sport utility automobiles, and their structural elements.”
2023 Ford Maverick
“Lobo” is Spanish for “wolf,” so the Lobo fashions would develop a menagerie of pickup variants that already consists of the F-150 Rattler and Raptor off-road fashions. Ford’s lineup is fairly nicely stocked with off-road vehicles in the intervening time, together with not solely the Rattler and Raptor, but additionally Tremor variations of each the F-150 and Maverick.
The trademark purposes point out “gasoline and electrical vehicles,” however there isn’t a electrical Maverick as of but. Ford is engaged on a efficiency model of the F-150 Lightning, however has already filed a trademark software for the F-150 Flash title, which looks like a extra possible candidate.
2023 Ford F-150 with FP700 efficiency bundle
That leaves an internal-combustion efficiency mannequin as a chance. This could fill a spot within the Maverick lineup, and would give the F-150 lineup one thing it hasn’t had because the authentic, gasoline-powered Lightning went out of manufacturing. Ford not too long ago launched a supercharger choice for the F-150, however as a dealer-installed efficiency bundle, not as a part of a definite mannequin.
A refreshed F-150 is slated to debut on the 2023 Detroit auto present in September, updating the present era that debuted for the 2021 mannequin 12 months. Anticipated to debut as a 2024 mannequin, spy pictures level to new designs for the lights at each ends, probably a multifunction tailgate, and a revised sprint with a portrait-oriented touchscreen. If a Lobo variant is not a part of this refresh, it might seem with the next-generation F-150 anticipated in 2027.