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The Chinese have shown a “killer” Tesla

Китайцы показали "убийцу" TeslaChina introduced electric sedan with a capacity of a thousand horsepower.

Chinese-American startup Lucid Motors showed a prototype of its first model — the 1000-strong premium electric car Air.

Start of serial production of new items designed to compete with the Tesla Model S, scheduled in Arizona in 2018.

On the one hand, electric Air less Lucid than such competitors as the Mercedes-Benz S-class and BMW 7-series, but on the other hand, he has the same total volume of the cabin.

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Lucid Air is equipped with two electric units: one mounted on the front axle and the other on the back. Sedan capable of accelerating from standstill to 96 kilometers per hour in 2.5 seconds and its maximum speed was 315 miles per hour. This electric car can travel without recharging up to 643 kilometers. For comparison, at the moment the reserve of top-end version of the Tesla Model S (P100D) is 506 kilometers.

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It is assumed that the price of Lucid Air range from 100 to 160 thousand dollars. Subsequently, the company will release a more affordable electric model cost about 65 thousand dollars.

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