Gravity features new Lucid SUV platform and next-generation powertrain

Futurride
2 min readNov 16, 2023

At the LA Auto Show today, the California-based new OEM took the wraps off the three-row seven-seater with a projected max range of more than 440 miles due in late 2024 starting in the U.S. at under $80,000.
At the LA Auto Show today, Lucid Group, Inc. revealed its long-awaited second model and first SUV. With production starting in late 2024, the Gravity is said to build upon the innovations of the brand’s Air sedan to create a luxury high-performance electric SUV with space for up to seven adults in three rows and a projected driving range of more than 440 mi (708 km).

“The Gravity SUV represents a significant leap forward for Lucid’s world-leading technology and design,” said Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO at Lucid, referring to how the Air sedan redefined the luxury sports sedan. “With Gravity, these innovations evolved, and our next-generation technology is applied with even greater effect, resulting in an electric SUV that can achieve over 440 miles of range with a battery pack a little more than half the size of some of our battery-hungry competitors.”

Preliminary dimensions put it about spot on what surely is the SUV’s primary competition, the Tesla Model X. The Gravity has a 198.2-in (5034-mm) length, 78.7-in (2000-mm) width, and 65.2-in (1656-mm) height on a 119.5-in (3035-mm) wheelbase. The Model X scales in at a 199.1-in (5057-mm) length, 78.7-in (2000-mm) width, and 66.1-in (1679-mm) height, but with a nearly
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