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Lucid Air Sapphire Final Specs Unveiled: Over 1,200 HP and $250,000 USD price-tag

Lucid Motors unveils the final characteristics of its Air Sapphire, showcasing remarkable specifications including over 1,200 HP and under 2 second 0-100 km/h acceleration.

 

  • Lucid Motors unveils the production-ready Lucid Air Sapphire, a luxury electric super-sports sedan with over 1,200 horsepower.

  • The vehicle accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 1.89 seconds, showcasing remarkable performance.

  • With advanced features and an impressive range, the Lucid Air Sapphire positions itself as a strong competitor.


 

Lucid Motors, the innovative electric vehicle company, has unveiled the much-anticipated production-ready Lucid Air Sapphire, a luxurious electric super-sports sedan that presents formidable competition to the Tesla Model S Plaid. The Lucid Air Sapphire impressively features an extensive power output of more than 1,200 horsepower, enabling it to achieve an astonishing 0-100 km/h acceleration in just 1.89 seconds.

Lucid Air Sapphire | Photo: Lucid Motors

Characterized as “the world’s first fully electric luxury super-sports sedan,” the Lucid Air Sapphire incorporates a newly developed in-house twin-drive unit, integrating torque vectoring with a passive AWD system. Notably, the Lucid Air Sapphire outpaced renowned competitors like the Tesla Model S Plaid, Bugatti Chiron, and Ducati motorcycle in a quarter-mile race, an accomplishment acknowledged by respected automotive experts.

Lucid Air Sapphire | Photo: Lucid Motors

Lucid recently unveiled the final specifications of the Air Sapphire, confirming its remarkable capabilities. The vehicle touts an impressive 1,234 horsepower and 1,430 lb-ft of torque, propelling it from 0 to 100 km/h in a mere 1.89 seconds. With an upgraded drive unit, the Lucid Air Sapphire accelerates from 0 to 160 km/h in 3.84 seconds and completes a quarter mile in 8.95 seconds, all while achieving a top speed of 328 km/h.

Furthermore, the ultra-high-performance EV demonstrates impressive efficiency, achieving an EPA-estimated range of 683 kilometers with an efficiency rating of 5.78 kilometers per kWh. The Lucid Air Sapphire includes advanced features like a 900V charging system, finely tuned suspension components, in-house developed torque vectoring control algorithms, and traction control.

Lucid Air Sapphire | Photo: Lucid Motors

The vehicle also showcases distinctive design elements such as custom Aero Sapphire wheels, sophisticated adaptive damper control software, and an aluminum roof to enhance vehicle handling and reduce weight. Inside, the car features a 34-inch floating Glass Cockpit, Lucid’s advanced driver assistance system, DreamDrive Pro, and a premium 21-speaker Surreal Sound Pro immersive audio system.

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With a price tag of $249,000 USD, the Lucid Air Sapphire occupies a premium position in the high-performance EV segment. In comparison, the Tesla Model S Plaid, featuring 1,020 peak horsepower and a 0-100 km/h time of 1.99 seconds, comes with a price of $108,490 USD.

Lucid Air | Photo: Lucid

Lucid intends to initiate production of the Air Sapphire in September, with deliveries expected to follow soon after. The vehicle’s remarkable specifications and competitive pricing place it as a strong contender in the swiftly evolving electric vehicle landscape.

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