Sunday, March 3, 2024

Lucid Air Named 2023 World Luxury Car of the Year


The Lucid Air has been named the 2023 World Luxury Car of the Year at the prestigious World Car Awards. This award is a testament to the company’s commitment to producing electric vehicles (EVs) that can go farther than any other EV on the market.

The Lucid Air beat out fifteen other vehicles in the World Luxury Car category to emerge as the winner. The World Car Awards are decided by a jury of 100 distinguished international automotive journalists from 32 countries who select the winners based on their evaluation of each eligible vehicle. The Lucid Air’s win was announced at an awards ceremony at the 2023 New York International Auto Show.

“We are honored to receive this World Car award, which further reinforces my belief that the Lucid Air is the best car available in the world today,” Lucid’s CEO and CTO, Peter Rawlinson, said in a statement. “Lucid’s renowned in-house powertrain technology endows the Lucid Air with a game-changing electric range of over 500 miles, demonstrating what’s possible from a technology company that fuses cutting edge software and hardware. I am extremely proud of the entire Lucid team for this accolade, and l look forward to the future advancements we have planned.”

Derek Jenkins, Senior Vice President of Design and Brand at Lucid Group, said the honor by the World Car jurors is “validation of our goal to create a wholly new luxury sedan experience. The Lucid Air provides outstanding EV range and performance, complemented with a striking exterior design and an award-winning interior, inspired by Lucid’s California origins.”

Lucid Air
Lucid Air | Courtesy

In addition to the World Luxury Car of the Year Award, the Lucid Air has received several other awards this year, including the 2023 Newsweek Disruptor Award for Powertrain, recognizing its groundbreaking EV technology. The Lucid Air has also been named to the US News & World Report “2023 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars” list for “Best Luxury Electric Car.”

The Lucid Air has set a new industry benchmark for range, with two versions that are the first EVs to achieve an EPA estimated range above 500 miles. The company has achieved this feat thanks to its holistic focus on range and power, delivering cars capable of supercar levels of performance, super-fast charging, a luxurious and spacious interior, and class-leading aerodynamics.

The award comes as Lucid Group, Inc. has cemented its position as an industry leader in the EV market. The award is a testament to the company’s dedication to producing electric vehicles that are technologically advanced and capable of delivering industry-leading performance. With a range of over 500 miles, the Lucid Air is changing the game for EVs and represents the future of the automotive industry.

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