Lucid Air to Start at $60,000; Fancier product to Top $100K
The Lucid Air EV will start at just $60,000 plus destination, nevertheless in which cost drops to a low $52,500 after the expected $7500 tax credit. in which surprising cost is actually for a rear-wheel-drive base product with 240 miles of all-electric range. Lucid Motors announced the pricing Wednesday as part of its brand-new blog series on the upstart electric-vehicle project. Prices for a higher-trim, all-wheel-drive product with larger batteries along with more horsepower will run inside six-figure range.
The base Lucid Air will have 12-way power front seats along having a 10-speaker audio system. The Internal will be outfitted with four screens, three of which will be interactive touchscreens. additional standard features for the base product include 19-inch wheels as well as hardware to make in which capable of autonomous driving.
“The base-product car will be well appointed along with enjoyable to drive,” Zak Edson, Lucid Motors’ director of marketing, wrote inside blog post. “in which will provide superior comfort, a better user interface, along with better performance than comparably priced BMWs along with Mercedes-Benzes. As at Tesla, which Lucid Motors aims to compete with, the cars will receive over-the-air software updates.
nevertheless there’s much more beyond the base product. The uplevel Lucid gets a twin-motor configuration with all-wheel drive along with up to 1000 horsepower. Battery options will offer ranges of 315 along with 400 miles. There also will be luxury add-ons such as a glass-canopy roof; 22-way power front seats with heating, ventilation, along with massage; special 21-inch wheels; along having a 29-speaker audio system. Buyers of fancier versions also can expect additional leather trim along with additional material upgrades. “The cost of a fully loaded Air will be above $100,000, nevertheless we are not yet able to provide specific top-of-the-line pricing,” Edson wrote.
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An initial run of 255 Launch Edition versions will have special badging along with shade schemes. The company is actually taking online deposits—$25,500 to reserve a Launch Edition car or $2500 for the standard product—on its website. Lucid Motors plans to build 10,000 units inside first year, with production slated to begin inside first half of 2019—giving plenty of time for EV enthusiasts to decide just how Air they can afford.