You may overlook someone's belief that Tesla is the undisputed leader 

Even though they could be the most successful EV manufacturer

 competition from some upstart companies as well as the legacy automakers in the next years.

The California-based EV company Lucid Motors is one such rival

 The automaker's current top-tier offering, the 2023 Lucid Air GT Performance, 

by Matt Farah and Zack Klapmann from TheSmokingTire, over a year after they tested an

extremely early pre-production vehicle of the Lucid Air Dream Edition.Matt says that he drove

addition to the early pre-production model of the Dream that the two tested over a year ago. 

They are thus in a good position to contrast this new model with its predecessor.

First, they note that compared to the dream version, the Lucid Air Grand Touring is both slower and more costly

The Lucid Air GT Performance can produce 1,050 HP which is impressive, but it is 61 HP 

 It also boasts 921 lb-ft of torque and can do 0-60 MPH in 2.6 seconds with a top speed