After a long wait, we’re finally starting to see attractive new cars from smaller EV makers. The Lucid Air is one of them, and the electric super sedan is already making waves with its predictable range numbers.
One version of the Air Dream Edition received an EPA-estimated range of 520 miles—a true achievement—and to add to the excitement, the company is releasing additional units of the car to hopeful buyers.
To celebrate the occasion, Lucid will build an additional 20 cars to drive the total Dream Edition production to 520 units.
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The automaker is also adding a new Zenith Red paint color to the Dream Edition line, bringing the color options to four: Zenith Red, Infinite Black, Stellar White and Eureka Gold.
Plenty of power, plenty of range
Lucid is offering two versions of the Dream Edition, only one of which hits the 520-mile mark.
The Dream Edition performance model has dual motors and all-wheel drive that combine to produce an astonishing 1,111 horsepower and about 737 pound-feet of torque. Its range extends to 471 miles on 19-inch wheels and 451 miles on 21-inch wheels. The car’s 0-60 mph time is just 2.5 seconds.
The Dream Edition range is where things get interesting. It also has dual motors and all-wheel drive, but the car In college Sees 933 horsepower from its powertrain – still more than almost anyone needs.
The range can travel 520 miles on 19-inch wheels and 481 miles on 21-inch wheels. If that’s not enough, the car will still do 0-60 in just 2.7 seconds.
As production and release dates for the Air draw closer, Lucid is hosting preview events starting next week to give customers and media a preview of the car.
Lucid joins another electric car upstart, Rivian, in releasing unique new vehicles in the second half of 2021. This is an excellent time to be on the market for a new EV.
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