Lucid Motors is setting new standards with its advanced luxury EVs.
On August 26, 2021, It announced that the limited-run Lucid Air Dream Edition will be produced in two distinct versions, the Dream Edition Performance and the Dream Edition Range. They will highlighting a different facet of this exceptional electric luxury sedan.
Dream Edition Performance will feature a powertrain optimized for speed and acceleration, with 1,111 horsepower. Dream Edition Range will deliver 933 horsepower while embodying Lucid's exacting focus on maximizing range. The EPA range certification is currently in process and will be announced for each version of the Dream Edition when complete.
Although the official EPA ranges are not yet available, Lucid recently completed a real-world evaluation drive with Motor Trend. During the drive, a pair of Dream Edition Range cars drove from Los Angeles to San Francisco at highway speeds via central California, and then back across the San Francisco Bay to Lucid's global headquarters, traveling 445 miles on a single charge. Upon arrival, the cars displayed, respectively, 30 miles and 72 miles of charge remaining (for totals of 475 and 517 miles).
"As a technology company, we seek to exceed expectations and this is clearly evident with our Lucid Air Dream Edition Performance and Range variants," said Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO, Lucid Group. "I'm delighted to provide our Dream Edition customers with this additional choice and breadth of capabilities."
Lucid will be contacting Dream Edition reservation holders shortly to update their configuration with their preferred version, both of which remain at the fully-equipped price of $169,000 ($161,500 after potential $7,500 US federal tax credit)2. In September, Lucid will begin hosting media tours of its factory in Casa Grande, Arizona, ahead of customer deliveries. Deliveries of both versions of the fully reserved Lucid Air Dream Edition will begin later this year, with Lucid Air Grand Touring following shortly thereafter.