With its “Lucid Air” vehicle, Lucid is seeking to compete with Tesla’s electric car, which is expected to be unveiled in September, and to be sold in 2021.

Since May, the company has been receiving bookings for those wishing to own the car, which it first announced at the end of 2016, and was able to attract $1 billion in funding from the Saudi Public Investment Fund two years ago.

The fund also owns stakes in electric car maker Tesla.

The manufacturer of The Lucid car aspires to outperform its electric counterpart Tesla, especially in the driver assistance or self-driving system, according to a report published by the website “Arstechnica”.

According to a statement posted by Lucid on its website, the vehicle will use “Lucid DreamDrive” technology based on “LIDAR”, in which the driver assistance system uses 32 special sensors, some of which are laser-operated, others using ultrasound waves, enabling it to operate in any weather.

The system also enables them to detect blind spots while driving, recognize traffic lights and pedestrian intersections, as well as have a parking assistant feature and other features.

Lucid announced the possibility of pre-booking for the purchase of the vehicle, paying $1,000 in the U.S. market

The company will start selling the Lusid electric car in 2021
With its “Lucid Air” vehicle, Lucid is seeking to compete with Tesla’s electric car, which is expected to be unveiled in September, and to be sold in 2021.

Since May, the company has been receiving bookings for those wishing to own the car, which it first announced at the end of 2016, and was able to attract $1 billion in funding from the Saudi Public Investment Fund two years ago.

The fund also owns stakes in electric car maker Tesla.

Lucid attracted $1 billion from the Saudi Public Investment Fund
Lucid attracted $1 billion from the Saudi Public Investment Fund
The manufacturer of The Lucid car aspires to outperform its electric counterpart Tesla, especially in the driver assistance or self-driving system, according to a report published by the website “Arstechnica”.

According to a statement posted by Lucid on its website, the vehicle will use “Lucid DreamDrive” technology based on “LIDAR”, in which the driver assistance system uses 32 special sensors, some of which are laser-operated, others using ultrasound waves, enabling it to operate in any weather.

Lucid’s interior design inspired by private jets
The system also enables them to detect blind spots while driving, recognize traffic lights and pedestrian intersections, as well as have a parking assistant feature and other features.

Lucid announced that it was possible to pre-book the purchase of the vehicle, paying $1,000 in the U.S. market, or 3,800 riyals in the Saudi market.

“Luced Air” prices will start at $60,000 and can exceed $100,000 according to the required adjustments.

The company says on its website that “Lucid Air” will reformulate the performance standards of electric vehicles, through an integrated system developed to provide an environmentally friendly vehicle that allows a distance of more than 400 miles with each charge.

The design of its seats is inspired by private aircraft seats, which provide the passenger with maximum comfort.

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