Production 2021 Lucid Air Available From $72,500, Rated Up To 1,080 HP And 517 Miles Of Range
BY BRAD ANDERSON | POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
Almost four years after being showcased as a prototype, the 2021 Lucid Air has been unveiled in production-ready spec. The advanced electric sedan brings with it class-leading technologies, an eye-catching design, and four different variations suiting different budgets.
As recently revealed, the Lucid Air has a 113 kWh battery pack coupled with a pair of electric motors producing up to 1,080 hp. In flagship Dream Edition guise, the Air can accelerate to 60 mph (96 km/h) in a mere 2.5 seconds and sprint down the quarter-mile in 9.9 seconds at 144 mph (231.7 km/h). It has a limited top speed of 168 mph (270 km/h).
Other variants to be offered include the entry-level Air, the Air Touring, and the Air Grand Touring. The Air Grand Touring’s dual electric motors are rated at a combined 800 hp, allowing it to hit 60 mph in 3 seconds and complete the quarter-mile in 10.8 seconds at 133 mph (214 km/h).It can travel a record-setting 517 miles (832 km) on a charge with the available 19-inch AeroRange wheel and tire package. By comparison, the more performance-focused Air Dream Edition has a range of 465 miles (748 km) on the available 21-inch AeroDream wheels or 503 miles (809.5 km) on the smaller 19-inch wheels.