Serial version of Lucid Air presentedSeptember 10, 2020
A demonstration of the serial version of the Lucid Air electric car took place today. The new Lucid Air stands out for its innovative technologies and attractive design.
The Air electric car has two electric motors with a total capacity of 1080 hp. and a battery with a capacity of 113 kW / h. In the flagship version of the Dream Edition, the model can accelerate to 96 km / h in just 2.5 seconds and a maximum acceleration of 270 km / h. In addition to the top variant, the model is also offered in such variations as the initial Air, Air Touring and Air Grand Touring. The latter is offered with two electric motors with a total output of 800 hp, which provides acceleration to 96 km / h in 3 seconds. The Air Grand Touring can travel on a single charge up to 832 km on the EPA cycle, while the range of the Air Dream Edition, which is focused on performance, is 748 km with 21-inch AeroDream wheels and 809.5 km with analogues on 19 inches.
Lucid Air Touring has a power of 620, which allows the electric car to accelerate to 96 km / h in 3.2 seconds with a range of up to 653 km. As for the basic configuration, there is still no information about its autonomy, performance and dynamic performance.
It is noted that all Lucid Airs are gaining 32 km of mileage every minute when connected to the DC Fast Charging network. Speaking of the interior of the novelty, it is quite spacious and at the same time looks quite futuristic. The presence of a large 34-inch 5K curved screen is worth noting here. In turn, the main functions of the electric vehicle can be controlled through the display of the multimedia system called the Pilot Panel.
The novelty will initially be available with a 3-seater rear sofa, while a version with two separate rear seats is expected in the future. In addition, the new electric car has a voice assistant Amazon Alexa and support for updates “over the air”, as well as a glass panel above the second row.
Lucid, in particular, has developed a driver assistance package for the Air called Lucid DreamDrive. This system uses 32 different sensors, including high definition lidar, to provide second and third levels of autopilot.
As for the cost of the new item, the basic variation costs $ 72,500, Air Touring – $ 87,500, Air Grand Touring – $ 131,500, and Air Dream Edition – 161,500. All modifications will go on sale in the first half of next year, with the exception of the standard version, which is expected to be released in 2022.
In addition, it was recently noted that the Genesis JW electric car surprised with its appearance on the render image. It should be emphasized that the serial production of the new Korean brand should start in June next year.
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