Lucid Motors has hit the automotive world like an asteroid, being named Finalist in the prestigious North American Car of the Year competition. The Lucid Air luxury sedan combines leading-edge technology with reach-out exterior and interior design to wow auto experts from around the world. In this episode of America on the Road Host Jack Nerad conducts an exclusive interview with the man responsible for the Lucid Air’s head-turning styling. Derek Jenkins is Chief Designer for Lucid Motors, and in the interview he will discuss the fine points of creating the hallmarks of an all-new and very exclusive automotive brand.
In the road test segment, Co-Host Chris Teague will share his thoughts on the 2022 Lincoln Corsair. The small luxury crossover boasts special interior comfort and quiet, but is that enough to justify its elevated price? And how does it compare to the other vehicles in its hotly competitive class?
Also in the road test segment, Host Jack Nerad had the opportunity to drive the 2022 Buick Envision ST. In this instance ST stands for “Sport Touring,” and that begs the question is the China-built Envision ST really a sports-oriented crossover utility? The answer to that question and others are in this week’s episode.
In the news, the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show is in the books, and it was the site of several new vehicle introductions. We’ll tell you about the best models from the show and give our predictions of their ability to compete. Among the vehicles we will discuss are the 2023 Toyota bZ4X, 2023 Nissan Ariya, 2023 Subaru Solterra, and 2023 Fisker Ocean. And if you’d like to know the most unreliable cars in America, Consumer Reports has its opinion in a just-published list. We’ll have the details for you and give you our take.