In an effort to take on Tesla, Lucid's closest rival, revealed on Tuesday night that it will begin shipping cars 

The introduction of the Lucid Air on every street is long overdue.

It was initially scheduled to launch in the second half of 2021 but endured more delays until Lucid

Recent reports revealed that the top-tier "Dream Edition Range" trim of Lucid's Air can go 520 miles. 

The stated range of the Model S on a single charge is just 405 miles.

The Model S starts at $90,000 for this functionality, whereas the Lucid Air Dream Edition Range starts at $169,000. 

More than 13,000 reservations for the Air have been accepted, and Lucid has stopped processing orders

206,421 are in total, according to CNBC for Tesla.

 Despite Tesla being on track to sell 500,000 vehicles, second-quarter sales data as of early July revealed

According to reports, Tesla experienced price increases and part shortages throughout the second quarter

Especially in light of Lucid's announcement that the Dream Edition manufacturing

 it is unclear how Lucid would circumvent this similar problem.

Meanwhile, Tesla decided against building the 520-mile Model S Plaid+.

According to Autoblog, Peter Rawlinson, CEO of Lucid, claimed that Lucid is dealing with the same difficulties