Lucid Motors arrives in Europe to challenge Tesla - DALTONHURD

Lucid Motors arrives in Europe to challenge Tesla

Tesla can shake. Or not. Lucid Motors has decided to enter the European electric car market. The American start-up, listed on the stock exchange since 2021, will thus open its first physical point of sale tomorrow in Munich, Germany, before settling in the coming months in other German cities, but also in the Netherlands. , Norway, Monaco, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, Italy, Iceland, Spain, Sweden, Austria and Switzerland.

Shunned by the American company, the French will therefore not have the opportunity for the moment to discover the only electric model marketed by Lucid Motors: the Lucid Air. With 480 horsepower and an autonomy announced by the brand of 653 kilometers, the electric car produced in Arizona, in the United States, is offered at a call price of €100,000.

Lucid Motors arrives in Europe to challenge Tesla

On the occasion of the arrival of the brand in Europe, it is offering a special launch edition: the “Dream Edition”, on sale at around €220,000, and which has a 1,111 horsepower engine allowing 0 to 100 km/h in 2.7 seconds.

Since its launch at the end of 2021, Lucid Motors has already delivered 360 copies of its electric car. Ambitious, the brand, which claims 30,000 orders, is counting on the production of 12,000 to 14,000 vehicles this year, in particular for deliveries in Europe to 14 countries.

Lucid Motors arrives in Europe to challenge Tesla

Important element to take into account in these figures, Saudi Arabia, main shareholder of Lucid Motors has already committed to acquire 50,000 vehicles over ten years, while posing an option for the same volume of purchase. A generous offer also linked to the construction of a brand factory in the kingdom.

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