Don't be too quick to judge. I was distressed when I first heard that Lucid had dropped its plans to use an air suspension, but then I remembered that the three Audi R8s I had all used coil spring suspensions with semi-active dampers (as Lucid does) at a time when much less expensive A8s were using air suspensions. The R8s were recognized for superb handling with a notably compliant ride.
This caused me to do some digging, and I came across a study commissioned by a large trucking fleet management firm. Air suspensions were originally developed for large aircraft, as they can support more weight than spring suspensions. For this reason they had become the norm in the heavy trucking industry. To my surprise, this study found that coil spring suspensions reacted more quickly and precisely to changes in road surface than air springs, and that there was actually less freight damage in transit with coil springs than with air springs.
Air springs experience the effects of hysteresis that introduce imprecision and delay to responses to road surfaces, thereby making handling less precise. Given that coil springs can be selected for different levels of compliance from very soft to very firm, a coil spring setup with semi-active dampers can be tuned to very much the same level of comfort as an air suspension, but with more precise handling characteristics. The only thing you really lose is adjustability of ride height on the fly.
It's worth remembering that Peter Rawlinson was Chief Engineer at Jaguar and head of Advanced Engineering at Lotus, two car companies with storied histories of superb chassis and suspension engineering. He was also Chief Engineer on the original Tesla Model S, which had a coil spring suspension. I bought my first Tesla (a 2015 Model S P90D) long after Rawlinson left but soon after Tesla introduced air suspension as a pricey option. I chose it, but once the new air suspension got into the hands of auto journalists, they almost universally found that the air suspension brought no meaningful improvements to the ride of the Model S, and most recommended saving money and staying with the less complex coil spring setup.