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Like lots of EVs, the Lucid Air has a front trunk (also known as frunk) in addition to a routine trunk. Both are really odd as well as really huge. The factor for this can be credited to a couple of elements. Its product packaging is irregular as a result of the naturally various design an EV permits, which isn’t that various from the majority of EVs on devoted systems. The Lucid releases up lots of room with its reasonably little electrical motors (review even more regarding those right here), while additionally including uncommon layout, particularly at the back.
Formally, the trunk deals 22.1- cubic-feet of room, which would certainly be larger than the large gorges that were the last Ford Taurus as well as Crown Victoria trunks. As you’ll see, however, it’s definitely nothing like those. The frunk procedures 10 cubic-feet, which is similar to a common sports car trunk as well as better than what you would certainly discover in a Tesla Version S, Porsche Taycan as well as Mercedes EQS (which does not have one at all). Once again however, it’s absolutely nothing like those.
So this examination is mosting likely to be odd.
Unusual Component 1: the clamshell trunk cover. Essentially, the whole back of the auto raises like the bow of some freight vessel. Or possibly a feeding whale.
Unusual Component 2: Keep in mind exactly how the opening is essentially simply a port that extends the complete size of the auto.
Deep in the stubborn belly of the monster, you can see simply just how much size you contend the rearmost location, however keep in mind that it’s not that high. Exactly how high isn’t it?
Prompt some bags. As in every travel luggage examination I do, that indicates 2 midsize roller travel suitcases that would certainly require to be signed in at the flight terminal (26 inches long, 16 large, 11 deep), 2 roll-aboard travel suitcases that simply hardly suit the expenses (24 L x 15 W x 10 D), as well as one smaller sized roll-aboard that fits conveniently (23 L x 15 W x 10 D). I additionally include my spouse’s elegant carry-on simply to spruce points up a little bit (21 L x 12 W x 12 D).
In my experience, just the tiniest trunks stop working to suit my largest bags on their side. The Lucid can not. As you can see above, it was simply high sufficient for larger roll-aboard, however both larger check-in bags needed to lay level. This left a not-very-useful staying room over them. I can just fit those 2 largest bags, one roll-aboard as well as the elegant bag. Both various other roll-aboards were omitted.
Initially glimpse, this is bad as well as absolutely not 22.1 cubic-feet. Oh, however wait, there’s essentially a lot more. Pointer of the iceberg.
Eliminating the flooring exposes a huge room, like what you obtain with the Mercedes EQS. The appropriate as well as left sides of this trunk cellar are in fact architectural participants. There is room listed below them that attach this huge primary room to extra smaller sized areas on either side to produce one adjoining, trunk-width flooring. Wild. The left-side room can be inhabited by a cost cable bag made especially to stay within. Extremely thoughtful.
The primary room allows sufficient to hold my smaller sized roll-aboard as well as the relatively squished elegant bag.
So, the trunk can virtually fit all my bags, however on 2 degrees as well as with great deals of not-especially-useful room left over. The 22.1- cubic-foot number is for that reason tricking. Relevant if you’re filling the location with ping pong rounds, less-so in regards to real travel luggage. You can absolutely fit a lot more in an old Taurus. (BTW, if you discover an additional area where a Lucid Air is contrasted to a Ford Taurus, allow me understand).
Oh, however wait once more, there’s still a lot more.
Right here’s the frunk, which is opened up with a long-term, online switch in the automobile control touchscreen left of the cockpit console. You can additionally make use of the essential fob (though I’m truthfully unsure exactly how as there are no switches on it) or via the Lucid application. You can shut the hood utilizing that exact same touchscreen switch or a physical switch inside the frunk. Both are envisioned listed below.
Currently, prior to we reach the bags, allow’s stop briefly for a minute. Enjoy the listed below video clip.
, so it certain looks like you can drive with the frunk/hood open. Please do not.
OK, back to your generally arranged travel luggage screening.
Right here is the frunk, although I’ll ruin it today, this is simply the initial flooring. Or the 2nd, regardless, the flooring appears of this one, as well. I like this strategy, since it permits a bigger room if you require it.
It is high as well as deep sufficient to suit the basic roll-aboard bag. Once again, with great deals of room surplus, however inadequate to additionally fit the elegant bag.
Currently, right here is the room with the flooring eliminated. Truthfully, I ‘d most likely simply leave the flooring eliminated in any way times, since although having the alternative behaves, I question I would certainly utilize it a lot.
Right here’s a common roll-aboard atop the larger blue check-in bag. This appears outstanding for a frunk. I really did not check it, however I think my 38- quart cooler would certainly’ve fit in right here. Once again, there was added room left over.
Essentially, with the trunk as well as frunk integrated, you can conveniently hold every one of my bags without also utilizing the trunk’s under-floor room. Or, every one of my bags plus an additional large check-in bag. Or, even more bags than I have in my garage. That’s outstanding for a car as well as, since I consider it, most likely regarding the like an SUV with 32.1- cubic-feet of freight quantity. Certain, it’s spread out throughout 2 freight locations as well as 4 various degrees, as well as there’s great deals of hard-to-use added room, however hey, I’ll never ever whine regarding odd..