Lucid Air Becomes The First Electric Sedan To Do Quarter Mile In 9.9 Sec

Yesterday, Lucid Motors launched a video of the particular variant of its electrical sedan ‘Lucid Air Dream Edition’. In the video, Lucid Air is battling in opposition to the Tesla Mannequin S in a quarter-mile drag race. Not simply that, it beat the Tesla Mannequin S by crossing the end line first in simply 9.9 seconds.

With this victory, the Lucid Air grew to become the quickest manufacturing electrical sedan on this planet. However, Tesla Mannequin S with “Cheetah Stance” is able to doing a quarter-mile in 10.4 seconds.

The timing appears excellent for asserting such an achievement because the launch occasion for the Lucid Air electrical automobile is quick approaching. Lucid Air is about to launch subsequent week and breaking the quarter-mile document of a preferred EV just like the Mannequin S will certainly assist it in boosting its reputation.

Properly, this isn’t the primary time that Lucid Motor has damaged any of Tesla’s data. The automobile was examined by a 3rd get together for its electrical vary. Based on the outcomes, Lucid Air has an estimated EPA vary of 517 miles, which is method forward of the Mannequin S (402 miles).

Lucid Air: The Alpha Electric Sedan?

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Whether or not or not it’s velocity, acceleration, electrical vary or battery dimension, Lucid Air outperforms the Tesla Mannequin S in every division.

After loads of hypothesis, Lucid Motors lastly introduced the Air electrical sedan could have a 113 kWh battery pack able to producing 1080 BHP. In addition, it has a high velocity of over 200 mph.

In distinction, a 100 kWh battery pack powers the Tesla Mannequin S and its high velocity is proscribed to 155 mph.

Lucid Motors claims, “With as much as 1,080 horsepower accessible in a dual-motor, all-wheel-drive structure, the Lucid Air Dream Version is the one electrical sedan to attain quarter-mile occasions of 9.9 seconds.

Aside from this, Lucid Motors unveiled the expertise behind its first electrical sedan via a press launch.

Air electrical sedan is constructed on the Lucid Electric Superior Platform (LEAP). It’s the in-house improvement expertise of Lucid Air that makes all its wonderful feats doable. The firm has primarily focussed on making small but highly effective elements. Let’s attempt to discover it additional.

Drive Unit And Inverter

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Based on Lucid Motors, they made compact, environment friendly, and highly effective motors. These motors are mixed with an built-in system of transmission and differential and silicon carbide MOSFET inverter.

The firm stated that your entire system, consisting of an electrical motor, inverter, and transmission drive unit, weighs solely 161 lbs (74 kg) and is compact sufficient to suit inside a typical carry-on bag.

The Wunderbox

Wunderbox is a sophisticated 900V onboard charging unit. The system permits Lucid Air to cost as much as 300 miles in simply 30 minutes and 20 miles in only one minute with DC quick chargers. Wunderbox can also be able to vehicle-to-vehicle charging (V2V) functionality.

With these futuristic applied sciences, Lucid Air is able to take the highest spot among the many mass-produced electrical autos. Let’s see what else Lucid Motors is holding to announce on the time of its official launch subsequent week.

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