NEWARK, Calif., Jan 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Lucid Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LCID), setting new requirements with the longest-range, fastest-charging electrical automobile in the marketplace, at present revealed its groundbreaking new electrical drive unit for motorsports, which might already be discovered on the race circuit as the usual entrance drive unit for the world’s main single-seater electrical racing sequence.
“With unimaginable energy density of 14.7 hp/kg and immense power restoration, this drive unit will as soon as once more rework electrical motorsports, following within the footsteps of our revolutionary battery pack in prior race seasons,” mentioned Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO, Lucid Group. “For Lucid, the switch of know-how between motorsports and highway automobiles is a two-way symbiosis. This new motorsports drive unit builds immediately upon the groundbreaking powertrain know-how developed in-house by Lucid and confirmed on the highway in each Lucid Air. I’ I am excited by the prospect that a few of the technical developments launched could in flip make their approach to future Lucid highway automobiles.”
Comprising motor, inverter, differential and transmission all mixed, the brand new motorsports drive unit produces 469 horsepower – regardless of a weight of solely 70.5 kilos (32 kilos) – and is able to a max rotor velocity of 19,500 rpm. It options the identical state-of-the-art high-voltage steady wave winding and proprietary microjet cooling system that may be discovered within the motors powering the Lucid Air sports activities sedan.
Positioned within the nostril cone of each racecar within the present electrical world championship, the brand new Lucid drive unit supplies regenerative power restoration from the entrance wheels beneath braking, considerably enhancing the racecar’s efficiency envelope, effectivity, and relevance to highway automobile development.
Simply because the motors within the acclaimed Lucid Air sports activities sedan are designed, engineered, and produced totally in-house by Lucid, the brand new motorsports entrance drive unit is totally proprietary. Lucid drew upon its experience of e-motor design, energy electronics, pc simulation, and design engineering to create this cutting-edge drive unit. Every motorsport drive unit is manufactured to exacting specification in Lucid’s headquarters in California.
About Lucid Group
Lucid’s mission is to encourage the adoption of sustainable power by creating superior applied sciences and essentially the most charming luxurious electrical automobiles centered across the human expertise. The corporate’s first automobile, Lucid Air, is a state-of-the-art luxurious sedan with a California-inspired design that options luxurious full-size inside area in a mid-size exterior footprint. The extremely anticipated Lucid Air Grand Touring options 819 horsepower. Deliveries of Lucid Air, which is produced at Lucid’s manufacturing facility in Large Home, Arizonaare at the moment underway to US, Canadian, and European clients.
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