Lucid Motors is already testing an Air-based electric SUV – Roadshow

EV startup Lucid Motors has had a giant month thus far. Not solely is it inching nearer to the official debut of its Air luxurious electrical sedan, however the Air additionally posted a most vary of over 500 miles (in a non-EPA take a look at, it have to be stated).

Now, based on a report by YouTube channel E for Electrical published on Thursday, it will seem to be issues are about to be greater nonetheless for Lucid. Particularly, Lucid CEO Peter Rawlinson confirmed in an interview that not solely is the corporate planning to supply an SUV however that it is already bought a working and driving prototype that is present process testing. The brand new SUV will likely be primarily based on the Air platform, and simply as environment friendly.

Rawlinson, a veteran of Jaguar, Lotus and Tesla,¬†says that the model has different fashions and platforms within the works as a part of its 10-year plan. He’d like Lucid to be constructing 1,000,000 vehicles a 12 months by 2027 — a lofty objective certainly.

He alluded to the world getting a possible sneak peek at this SUV on Sept. 9, when the Air sedan is meant to make its full manufacturing debut, and if Lucid can pull that off, the potential payoff could possibly be large.

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Kyle Hyatt