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Lucid Air Sapphire Takes On Tesla’s Plaid With A 1,200 Horsepower Electric Monster

Meanwhile, there are new Michelin PS4S tires for the 265/35R20 entrance and 295/30R21 rear wheels — staggered at 20-inch up entrance and 21-inch on the again — with 420 mm carbon ceramic brake discs and 10-pot calipers on the entrance and 380 mm variations on the again with 4-pot calipers. Lucid says it has used a repeatedly wound carbon mesh for these discs, too, to enhance thermal conductivity. The entrance and rear springs are stiffer, as are the bushings, and there are distinctive damper, ABS, traction and stability management, and steering settings.

Outside, there is a new tinted carbon fiber rear spoiler, matching facet mirror caps, and a brand new Sapphire Air emblem on the rear pillars and trunk. Lucid has added to the observe width — with new fender lips including 24 mm on the rear and 12 mm on the entrance — and whereas the usual wheels have a extra open design than the Air usually sports activities, there are cabin fiber aero disc inserts which may also help enhance vary.

Initially, solely a single coloration — a brand new in-house sapphire blue — can be provided on the automotive. That’ll be mixed with Lucid’s new Stealth Look trim, leaving the outside brightwork darker. Inside, there is a new Sapphire Mojave theme, with additional bolstering for the 18-way energy sport seats which might be completed in black leather-based, black Alcantara, and Sapphire Blue distinction stitching. The infotainment system will get a brand new Sapphire Mode coloration scheme, and there is matching stitching on the steering wheel.

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