Lucid’s Gravity is able to begin testing on public roads, the electric-vehicle startup introduced on Tuesday.
The Gravity is an SUV that can supply seating for as much as seven, break up over three rows. Patrons will even be capable to select a two-row possibility with 5 seats or a three-row possibility with six seats, the place the second row will get two particular person seats that recline.
It’s being developed on the identical platform as Lucid’s debut mannequin, the Air sedan. Often called LEAP (Lucid Electrical Superior Platform), the platform helps outputs of greater than 1,200 hp and vary estimates of greater than 500 miles within the Air. No specs for the Gravity have been revealed however based on Lucid, it’ll supply extra vary than any electrical SUV in the marketplace at the moment.
“The Lucid Air redefined the sedan class, and as our know-how continues to evolve and lead the market, we’re in a spot the place the Gravity is positioned to vary the world of SUVs,” Peter Rawlinson, Lucid’s CEO, stated in an announcement.
Lucid Gravity testing
The Gravity will even characteristic a glass roof, just like the Air, and Lucid has confirmed the SUV will include a next-generation digital sprint with the corporate’s new person interface first detailed final fall. The brand new interface is extra intuitive than Lucid’s unique design, based on the corporate, and with it comes Lucid’s hands-free driver-assist characteristic for highways.
Lucid is predicted to begin the reservation course of for the Gravity this 12 months. The corporate has beforehand stated deliveries will begin in 2024. Manufacturing shall be dealt with at Lucid’s plant in Casa Grande, Arizona, the place the Air is constructed.
It is too early to speak pricing, however Lucid has hinted that because it launches extra fashions and builds economies of scale, it will likely be in a position to decrease its costs. The Air is at the moment priced from $87,400 for the base Pure grade with rear-wheel drive. The SUV will doubtless promote at a small premium over the sedan.