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Here’s your first look at Lucid Motors’ 900-horsepower, 300-mile Tesla fighter

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Earlier this year, California-based startup Atieva made waves by showcasing a vehicle named Edna.

Edna was a relatively normal-looking white cargo van, only it was packing some serious electric firepower beneath its utilitarian skin.

As we showed you previously, Edna blew the doors off a Tesla Model S P90D, a Ferrari California T, a BMW i8, and a Dodge Viper in a straight drag race, using two electric motors and more than 900 horsepower to get the job done.

Edna was primarily a powertrain test for Atieva though, and now under the name Lucid Motors, the brand is prepping to release its very first production car.

Officially unnamed at this point, the vehicle is designed to compete head-to-head with the Tesla Model S, something made all the more interesting when you realize Lucid Motors CTO is former Model S Chief Engineer Peter Rawlinson.

How will the Model S and Lucid Motors stack up?

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