Tried: 2022 Lucid Air Dream Edition Performance Is an Amazing First Effort
From the April 2022 issue of Car and Driver.
Whenever the numbers get too huge, our little cerebrums battle to contextualize. We understand that vehicle advancement and assembling, alongside working out a cross country dissemination and vendor organization, consumes cash at a rate that makes trust-store moguls seem as though they’re living check to check. Be that as it may, what does it really take to begin with nothing and end up with a 1111-hp electric extravagance vehicle?
Consider this: If you stuffed $100 greenbacks into 55-gallon oil barrels, you’d require almost 300 barrels to contain the $5 billion that Lucid Motors has spent so far. The platitude that an endeavor like this is a moonshot is fitting. As a matter of fact, it very well may be numerous moonshots, as this total would more than pay for both Bezos’ and Branson’s rockets consolidated. The way that very rich people for the most part pick space programs over high-volume creation vehicles as pet ventures ought to let you know something.
Founded in 2007 as Atieva, a battery-pack maker, Lucid is now beginning the tough task of making good on its vehicle investment.