Lucid begins construction of its plant

Lucid begins construction of its plant

Initially, the start of production of the first model electric Lucid Air was planned in 2018. Rumors about the American startup very much, and he constantly comes across in the news about the financial problems.

Almost three years ago, American startup Lucid Motors introduced its own stylish sedan Air. The company has officially acknowledged the problem with the funding in 2017. Since that time, the Network began to appear numerous rumors about the financial problems. Periodically there was news about the desire to sell the project company Ford. However, it turned out to be only rumors.

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The financial problems were solved thanks to the sovereign wealth Fund of Saudi Arabia, who invested in the company $ 1 billion. Since then, Lucid has continued to develop its own plans and has already started construction of a plant in Casa Grande, Arizona, USA. Now comes the construction of the Foundation.

According to representatives of the startup, the plant will start operations in 2020. Experts believe these plans are ambitious, but it has moved from a dead point. The initial cost of the electric Lucid Air 52 will be about $ 500.

As the power unit for the sedan will be equipped with an electric powertrain with an output of around 400 horsepower. The reserve ranges from 380 to 640 km, depending on configuration. Later we can expect the emergence of a 1 000-strong “charged” modification.

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