For this video, the professional “had the opportunity to drive the one of the very first Lucid Air Dream 2022 editions.” He made “an urban driving loop, a long trip and tried also the Dream Drive system. ”
La Lucid Air - Credits: Lucid
Aside on the side slightly noisier than expected for an electric vehicle on the highway and under low speed acceleration, the reviewer's driving experience seems very positive. He finds the seats comfortable and the steering fluid and solid. THEhe braking is apparently smooth and progressive.
An experience ing on perfection
The interior of the first car in the world to integrate Dolby sound Atmos is also a nice surprise. With all its screens, the cabin offers a very well positioned navigation map, a very beautiful aerial view when maneuvering in a car park and a reversing camera adapted to the indicator used.
Note, around 6 '50 ″, the driver can be seen avoiding a fallen car body on the highway. This unexpected event could easily have become Lucid Air's first crash.
The Lucid Air: the manufacturer's very first model
Lucid is a whole new company with no experience in car making , and the fact that the Air model is so convincing takes on the marisk of an exceptional character. At the head of this ambitious project is Peter Rawlinson. He was the design engineer for the Tesla Model S. And his new Lucid Air sedan is a direct challenge to Tesla's dominance.
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If the Air follows in the footsteps of the Tesla Model S, it surpasses it in almost all areas . Except for performance. Lucid is still working on a version with 1,400 horsepower which will probably be enough to compete with the Tesla Plaid.
“The first product defines the brand,” said Peter Rawlinson recently. “We had to do a technological tour de force, and I think that's what we achieved with Lucid Air. "
LucidAir named Motor Trend Car of the Year
The prestigious automotive magazine MotorTrend has named the Lucid Air as the Car of the Year 2022 . And in order to compete for the Car of the Year award by MotorTrend, the cars entered must meet well-defined criteria:
- impeccable exterior finishes
- an innovative format
- an impeccable interior
- good construction materials
- top engineering
Obviously , Lucid manages with its very first model to meet all these requirements… never seen before . So if you want to buy a new luxury car at the end of 2021, the Lucid Air is on sale for € 82,100.