The lately revealed Lucid Air is an especially fast all-electric sedan. It was recently shown doing the quarter-mile in 9.9 seconds. The efficiency model of this automobile, with a second motor added to its rear axle, is even faster.
Lucid simply tweeted out a video (under) displaying this upgraded tri-motor Air protecting 1,320 toes of drag strip in a mere 9.245 seconds at a panoramic 157.26 miles per hour. That is higher than the quickest supercar offered right now. Test it out!
For those who’ll notice, the textual content of the tweet makes it clear this automobile continues to be in improvement. Meaning it is extraordinarily probably will probably be even faster by the point it makes it to market. And, we have now it on good authority that the enhancements are prone to have an effect on the skills of the dual-motor Lucid Air as nicely.
After all, the elephant within the room is the Plaid model of the Tesla Model S. For those who compare the two, you will see that the automobile from Elon Musk is impressively even faster. Or, a minimum of, Tesla claims it’s – we nonetheless have not seen video that confirms this. That’s not to say we disbelieve the declare, simply that we might prefer to see proof of this electric-lightning pudding.
We also needs to point out that Lucid hasn’t actually talked about this tri motor model publicly but. It would not but seem on the market on the corporate’s web site. However, we’re positive it is a factor as a result of, amongst different causes, the car in query has a decal on the fender behind the rear wheels saying simply that (see photograph above).
For those who completely need to have the quickest electrical automobile doable, then chances are you’ll find yourself selecting between the Mannequin S Plaid or, maybe, the manufacturing model of the Rimac C_Two (which we additionally solely have the producer’s phrase concerning its capabilities). However, should you additionally desire a true luxurious expertise alongside with supercar-beating velocity, this Lucid Air is nicely value additional investigation.