It looks like the F-150 Lightning is going to be getting a new color option for the 2023 model year.

Two F-150 Lightnings recently spotted in Ford's Area 51 paint. It's likely the color will be added to the lineup this fall, when production of the 2023 Ford F-150 models begins.

One Lightning was a Lariat with 20” Alloy Dark Carbonized Gray wheels and the other was a Lightning Pro fitted with 18” Machined Wheels with Black High Gloss Pockets.

For comparison, we photographed an Area 51-hued Ford Bronco that was in front of the F-150 Lightning Lariat. The two vehicles were shot seconds apart, from the same vantage point, allowing for a solid comparison of the paint jobs. To our eyes, they look like the same paint, helping to confirm the Area 51 availability on the ’23 F-150 Lightning.

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