Lucid Motors promised a more affordable version of its Air luxury electric sedan, and now we know just how affordable that model will be. Kicking off from $77,400, the entry-level Air will rely on the US federal tax incentive for EVs to potentially bring its starting price down to $69,900.
In return you’ll get what Lucid expects to be 406 miles of range from the standard battery. As for power, there’ll be 480 horsepower, Lucid says; there’ll be a single motor configuration as well as a dual-motor option that adds all-wheel drive to the electric car.
Unveiled officially last month, the 2021 Lucid Air aims to take on Tesla with a high-style, high-performance electric-first drivetrain. Figuring that EV owners won’t be willing to compromise on either power or range, it’ll offer as much as 517 miles on a full charge. Lucid has also inked a deal with Electrify America in