Lucid Motors launches its new $69,900 electric car with a projected 406-mile (650km) range

Luxury electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors, who are based in Newark, California, has announced new details and prices about its Lucid Air range. This includes the company’s most affordable luxury electric car to date, simply named the Lucid Air, costing $69,900 after the US Federal Tax Credit.

The new Lucid Air will use a single-motor powertrain with an optional dual-motor, all-wheel-drive configuration. It will deliver 480 horsepower and offer an impressive 406 mile (650km) range.

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This new model initiates the full range of high-performance, ultra-efficient luxury electric vehicle sedans, which includes the Lucid Air Touring, Grand Touring, and Dream Edition versions.

Alongside the Lucid Air, the Lucid Air Touring model offers yet another paradigm in luxury, performance and efficiency. This model, which will start from $87,500, delivers 620 horsepower and once again has a 406 mile (650km) projected range. Interior choices for this model include a canopy roof, the Lucid glass cockpit display and a wide range of interior materials and finishes.

Customers can order these models now with deliveries for the first Lucid Air models expected in the spring of 2021.

Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO at Lucid Motors, said: “The Lucid Air is a vehicle that thrills me personally because it delivers a level of performance, efficiency, and luxury that is currently unseen in today’s electric vehicles (EVs).

“Our vision from the beginning – what drives this company – is creating the world’s best EV technology while making it progressively more attainable over time. With the starting price of the Lucid Air range announced today, we are setting the stage for broader adoption of the latest, game-changing EV technology.”

Ian Osborne
Ian Osborne
Editor-in-Chief at ElectricDrives

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