Lucid rumored to unveil a Tri-Motor Lucid Air at The Quail on August 19

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During the last few days, the EV manufacturer Lucid Motors has been teasing a huge announcement to be made at The Quail event, on August 19.

It has been rumored that the company will unveil a new variant to rival Tesla Model S Plaid, a Lucid Air with a tri-motor system.

On Monday, the EV maker posted a picture of its CEO Peter Rawlinson with Lucid’s team at the manufacturing team AMP-1 factory in Arizona

The number three has been mentioned several times in the last posts and today’s post was no exception with the company saying “Three is a magic number” promising the explanation for the event on Friday at The Quail in Carmel, CA.


This week, the company will be present at two events such as the Monterey Car Week (August 17 – 19) allowing the enthusiasts to test drive the Lucid Air model but also at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on August 18.

Last week, the company announced the Stealth Look, a new version for the exterior design of the Air Grand Touring Performance, Air Grand Touring, and Air Touring models coming in the first quarter of 2023.

The theme is described by Lucid as “a darker and overtly sporting personality” and modifies 35 components on the exterior costing $6,000 in the U.S. and CAD$7,500 in Canada.

On Monday, EV reported that the company recently hired Dave Pachlatko as a Delivery Advisor for the Swiss Market amid the European expansion planned for the upcoming months. Some weeks ago, the company also posted a job vacancy for a Studio Advisor in the Swiss city of Geneva.

Last week, Lucid started hiring for its first Studio in The Netherlands after opening the first one in Munich (Germany) last May. The company opened job vacancies for a Studio manager, an Associate Studio Manager and several Studio Advisors for the upcoming studio in Hilversum.

In May, the company unveiled its plan for the European expansion announcing the first deliveries in late 2022 and the prices for Germany, Switzerland, Norway and The Netherlands.

According to a form filed last week, California Public Employees Retirement System has increased its position in the EV maker Lucid Motors by 20.69% to a total of 966,064 shares, valued at $16.58 million as of the end of Q2 2022.

In the previous form, filed on May 4, CalPERS disclosed owning 800,467 shares by the end of the first quarter with total holdings valued at $20.33 million.

Last week, the company announced its second quarter financial results reporting $97.3 million of Revenue on deliveries of 679 vehicles and adjusted its 2022 production volume outlook to a range of 6,000 to 7,000 vehicles.

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