There’s an entire host of opinions of the 2022 Lucid Air electrical sedan popping up on-line, from long-form written works to fast walkaround movies and prolonged first-drive critiques. When you can solely discover time to observe a couple of, we encourage you to take a look at our personal Tom Moloughney’s first drive review, in addition to the most recent from Throttle Home (above).
When you’re not a Throttle Home fan or subscriber, we recommend you take a look at the YouTube channel. Not solely are its movies extremely informative, but in addition hilariously entertaining. We’ll warn you, nevertheless, that there could also be a couple of cases right here or there that are not the most secure to observe at work or round youngsters, largely because of the occasional innuendo.
Throttle Home opens the video with an attention-grabbing “SNL-style” skit, which is meant to color of image of what the Lucid staff might have gone by because it made last choices surrounding the Air electrical sedan, and the way it would possibly finest compete with Tesla.
Clearly, Lucid upped the ante and did all the things in its energy to offer an electrical automotive that would not be forged apart as one other “Tesla-killer” that didn’t ship. The Air boasts considerably extra electric range than any manufacturing EV to this point, lightning-fast charging, gobs of horsepower, an opulent and spacious inside, and a lot extra. Nevertheless, is it an excellent each day driver, and the way does the heavy cruiser deal with itself properly sufficient whereas carving canyon roads? Throttle Home writes:
“With hopes of going toe to toe in opposition to the mighty Tesla Mannequin S Plaid, the Dream Version Efficiency packs 1,111 horsepower. Thomas and James are desirous to see what the Lucid Air can do on a California canyon highway. Will it be capable to sustain with the sharp turns and bends regardless of being fairly massive and relatively heavy? And simply how livable is the inside on a daily foundation?”
Written phrases merely cannot do that video justice. Get out the popcorn, sit again, loosen up, and be able to be extremely entertained. It is time to snort out loud and be taught all concerning the Lucid Air.
If cash wasn’t an object, and both automotive was available at a second’s discover, which might you select, the Tesla Mannequin S Plaid or Lucid Air? Share your choose with us, in addition to why you assume one automotive is best than the opposite.