Lucid begins deliveries of Lucid Air Dream Edition to customers in Europe, confirms official WLTP driving range of up to 883 km | Popgen Tech
- Lucid Air enters Europe including first deliveries to customers Germany and The Netherlands.
- The limited-run Lucid Air Dream version receives an official Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) driving distance of 883 km.1 This makes the Lucid Air the longest-range electric vehicle in the European market.
AMSTERDAM, December 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lucid Group (NASDAQ: LCID ), setting new standards with the longest, fastest charging electric car on the market, today announced that it has begun deliveries of Lucid Air in Europewith the first customers in Germany and The Netherlands.
Lucid Air launches in Europe with the limited production Dream Edition. It is available in two different versions, optimized to highlight different facets of this exceptional electric luxury sedan.
- Dream Edition Performance features two motors that deliver a combined 828 kW (1,111 horsepower) and an all-electric driving range of 799 km on the WLTP combined cycle. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds.
- Dream Edition Range embodies Lucid’s demanding focus on efficiency, with an industry-leading electric driving range of up to 883 km on the WLTP combined cycle. Dream Edition Range is also powered by two motors, producing 696 kW (933 horsepower).
Lucid is also an industry leader in terms of charging, with 900V+ electrical architecture for Air Dream Edition and Air Grand Touring. When using a DC fast charger capable of carrying 300+ kW, Lucid Air Grand Touring can add 400km of range in around 15 minutes, making it an ideal vehicle for traveling in Europe.
European retail expansion
Lucid Motors, with its European headquarters based in Amsterdam is actively expanding its physical presence in the region. It recently opened its third retail location and first combined service, delivery and sales center Europelocated in Hilversum, The Netherlandsoutside Amsterdam. This follows Studio openings earlier this year Geneva, Switzerland and Munich, Germany. Further expansion in Europe is planned in the future.
Lucid is currently accepting reservations from European customers for all trim levels of Lucid Air. By placing a fully refundable booking from €300 EUR, customers will in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerlandand the UK can secure their place in line for Lucid Air Pure, Touring and Grand Touring models when deliveries begin in their respective countries.
About Lucid Group
Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating advanced technologies and the most compelling luxury electric vehicles centered around the human experience. The company’s first car, Lucid Air, is a modern luxury sedan with a California-inspired design with luxurious full-size interior space in a mid-size exterior footprint. The highly anticipated Lucid Air Grand Touring features 819 horsepower. Deliveries of Lucid Air, which enter Lucid’s factory Casa Grande, Arizonais currently underway to US, Canadian and European customers.
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1 WLTP figures are based on testing the vehicle with standard, factory fit, equipment. The fitting of aftermarket equipment and accessories, as well as factors such as weather and traffic conditions and individual driving behaviour, can affect the energy consumption and range of a vehicle.
WLTP range figures for both variants of the Lucid Air Dream Edition: (Dream Edition performance: up to 799 kms; Dream Edition range: up to 883 kms)
SOURCE Lucid Group