Because of the coronavirus Lucid Motors factory closed and the company will not have time to start production of the electric sedan Air from 9 September, as promised. Now, however, the company promises to share the exact details about the car in September.
The company noted that September 9 will be held an online presentation where you promise to reveal more information than just external and internal appearance of the machine, writes TechCrunch.
Sedan Lucid Air at a price of 60 thousand dollars was presented in 2017, but then the company failed to raise funds for production. The luck came in 2018, when the public investment Fund Saudi Arabia trust in the company and invested about $ 1 billion.
At the end of last year the company opened a finally pre-orders over 1 thousand dollars the residents of European countries could book the first electric car Lucid. The first delivery was scheduled for 9 September 2020, however, the pandemic coronavirus ruined those plans. Now they have moved to the beginning of 2021.
After receiving permission from the authorities of Arizona for the resumption of work at the plant, Lucid began to increase the staff. Over the past three months joined the company more than 160 new employees, and by the end of 2020 will hire another 700 people.
Competition with Tesla Model S
For the first time the company Lucid Motors has introduced a luxury sedan Lucid Air in 2016. Electric luxury power reserve of about 650 km in combination with an engine of 1000 HP and acceleration to 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds, then called “killer Tesla Model S”. However, his triumphant appearance had to wait more than four years.
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