Lucid Air is $160,000 Private Jet on Wheels

In Transportation

FREMONT, Calif. — Inside a nondescript warehouse, Lucid Motors pulled the wraps off what could either be a new force in luxury high-tech cars or another asterisk in the competitive world of automotive sales.

Dubbed the Lucid Air, the technology-packed sedan will top out at $160,000 and in that incarnation aims to be “a private jet on four wheels,” Lucid chief technology officer Peter Rawlinson told assembled reporters.

Deposits for Lucid Air are being taken now, $2,500 for a standard edition that will be priced starting at $65,000 and $25,500 for the $160,000 Launch Edition whose independent dual rear seats almost fully recline in the manner of first-class airplane seating.

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