Lucid Group has introduced particulars about its European market launch, confirming very restricted availability for the range-topping Air Dream Version and the opening of its first European retail location in Munich, Germany, on Might 13, 2022.
The Lucid Studio shall be situated at Odeonsplatz in Bavaria’s capital and shall be adopted by extra studios and repair facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and Switzerland in 2022. Within the coming years, the EV startup says it has the ambition to develop into extra key markets throughout the European continent.
Lucid will make its European debut with the Air Dream Version, out there in two flavors: the 933-hp Dream Version R and the 1,111-hp Dream Version P.
The corporate says it would provide a really restricted variety of Air Dream Version models to present reservation holders in Europe to have fun the European launch of its Air electrical luxurious sedan. Lucid didn’t announce a quantity, nevertheless it’s clear that the Air Dream Version shall be a a lot rarer sight in Europe than in North America, the place it is restricted at 520 models.
As with US-spec fashions, the Lucid Air Dream Version fashions that shall be supplied to reservation holders in Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Switzerland function unique exterior and inside trim and each out there improve. Clients in these international locations with an present reservation for a Lucid Air can request an improve to an Air Dream Version P or Dream Version R whereas out there.
Lucid Air Dream Version in Munich
As you’ll be able to think about, the Air Dream Version P/R will not come low cost in Europe. Will probably be priced at €218,000 (about $230,000) in Germany, €222,000 within the Netherlands, CHF199,000 in Switzerland and NOK1,850,000 in Norway.
For the cash, the few fortunate clients will get a dual-motor EV with a 924 V electrical structure able to quick charging speeds, an estimated (WLTP) vary of as much as 900 kilometers (559 miles) for the Dream Version R mannequin and 0-100 km/h acceleration in 2.7 seconds for the Dream Version P (2.9 seconds for the R).
“The growth into Europe and the choice to supply Lucid Air Dream Version on this market serve to strengthen Lucid’s place as a world model and additional helps our mission to raise the requirements of the electrical automobile trade.”
Zak Edson, VP of Gross sales and Service, Lucid
The primary Lucid Air Dream Version deliveries in Europe are anticipated to start in late 2022. Pricing and supply dates for Lucid Air Pure, Air Touring and Air Grand Touring shall be introduced later this 12 months. Essentially the most inexpensive mannequin, the Lucid Air Pure, is predicted to start out at roughly €100,000 in Germany and Netherlands, CHF100,000 in Switzerland, and NOK1,000,000 in Norway.
Apart from the 4 preliminary launch markets, Lucid at present accepts reservations for the Lucid Air Pure, Touring, and Grand Touring fashions from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Monaco, Spain, Sweden, and the UK—sure, a right-hand-drive mannequin is within the works. Additional growth in Europe is deliberate sooner or later.
Lucid Studio in Munich