Lucid Air May Be Longest Range EV
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New US Electric Vehicle Has Very Long Range
Electric vehicle startup Lucid, based in California, has a new vehicle that can go the distance. The Lucid Air sedan has an expected EPA rated range of more than 517 miles on a single charge. That makes it the longest range electric vehicle on the market today. In fact, it gets 115 miles more range than Tesla's current highest range vehicle, the Model S, which has an EPA rated range of 402 miles. Tesla was the first EV company to break the 400 mile range with a widely available electric car.
Proprietary High Tech Motors
Lucid CEO Peter Rawlinson credits the company's high tech motors, invented at Lucid, with the industry's leading EV range. And, if you're wondering when you can buy one, the final version of Lucid Air will be presented on September 9, 2020. The Air will go into full production at Lucid's Case Grande, Arizona facility. First cars will be delivered to customers early in 2021.
Tesla Competitors Lining Up
Lucid claims the Air can go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. The company is expected to detail battery pack size and pricing once the final version of the Air is debuted in September. Lucid joins a number of startups like Rivian and Nikola in competition with Tesla.