A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

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A luxurious electric sports sedan, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition (1)

As its newest model and the first under its ultra-high-performance brand, Lucid Motors, the electric vehicle automaker best known for the Lucid Air, has introduced theLucidAirSapphire.

A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

One of Tesla’s main rivals is the California-based Lucid Motors, which sells vehicles that often directly compete with Tesla’s.

One such is the Lucid Air Dream, which has been likened to the Model S Plaid by Tesla.

Also aware that Lucid is vying for its market share, Tesla has been seen benchmarking the Lucid Air.

With its new vehicle, Lucid is refocusing on the high-end electric vehicle market, which includes not just the Tesla Model S but also the Mercedes Benz EQS.

According to Lucid, the new Lucid Air Sapphire is the first electric super-sports sedan in the world.

A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

The name of the new car is inspired by the diamond, which is visible on both the outside and interior of the vehicle.

The outside of the automobile is painted a brand-new shade of blue dubbed Sapphire Blue, which will only be available on Sapphire models.

The car also has a brand-new interior design dubbed Sapphire MojaveInterior,whichincludes18 way powersport seats covered inblack leather with black Alcantara and Sapphire Blue contrast stitching.

The Lucid Air Sapphire also includes unique driving modes and performance combinations, all themed around the sapphire.

A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

The first vehicle from the business with a three-motor drivetrain is the Lucid Air Sapphire.

The most powerful sedan in the world and the most powerful electric sedan in the world, according to Lucid, are powered by in-house developed and produced electric motors that produce over 1200 horsepower.

The Sapphire has a peak speed of over 200 mph and can accelerate from a complete stop to 60 mph in under two seconds.

It can also go from a complete stop to 100 mph in under four seconds. Additionally, the vehicle sports sizable carbon ceramic disc brakes that offer powerful stopping ability.

A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

The three motors were divided in half by Lucid, with the front having a single motor front-drive unit and the back having a dual motor rear-drive unit.

A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

Additionally to producing amazing power, the latter also enables torque vectoring, which boosts the performance of the Lucid Air Sapphire.

compared to an all-wheel drive vehicle.The Lucid Air Sapphire will only be available in limited quantities and will set you back a staggering $249,000 in the United States—nearly $100,000 more than the Lucid Air Grand Touring.

For $325,000 CAD, it will also be offered in Canada. Beginning on August 23, 2022, at 9 a.m. PST, prospective purchasers may makereservations.

A posh electric sports car, Lucid Air Sapphire Edition

However, deliveries are scheduled for the following year. Lucid also states that it will later provide information on availability outside of North America. More Sapphire models will be available for all Lucid models, it was also said.

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