LAS VEGAS — On the track here at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the vehicle is persuasive in its combination of straight-line power and turn-hugging agility. With a 0-to-60 mph (97 km/h) time of 6.2 seconds and 0.85 lateral gs, it outruns and out-corners many performance cars. But this vehicle isn't a car; it's a truck. And no ordinary truck, either. Ford Motor Co.'s latest venture into Special Vehicle Team (SVT) territory, with its 1999 F-150 Lightning, holds the hope of recharging a ...
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