- Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk revealed the Tesla Cybertruck. These are the Tesla Cybertruck specs you should know.
Earlier this week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Cybertruck. The Cybertruck was built with a tank-like frame and high ground clearance. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk compared it to a “really futuristic cyberpunk Blade Runner pickup truck.” And Musk said that the design was actually inspired by the Lotus Esprit in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me.
Here is an overview of the Tesla Cybertruck features that you should know about.
The boxy design of the Cybertruck pickup truck features a sloping roof and a large bed. It was designed with thick stainless steel. This is the same stainless steel alloy that SpaceX used for the Starship. And during a demonstration, the vehicle door was hit with a sledgehammer.
Plus the glass windows on the Cybertruck were built with Tesla’s Armor Glass. During a demo, Tesla senior design executive Franz von Holzhausen threw a steel ball at the Cybertruck’s window and it cracked. However, the metal ball did not go through the window.
Musk said that they threw wrenches and a kitchen sink at the glass before, but it did not break. “For some reason, it broke now. I don’t know why.”
The Cybertruck window can even withstand a gunshot.
On social media, many people have compared the design of the Cybertruck to the Warthog vehicle in the “Halo” franchise.
The Cybertruck has a few variations. There is a standard single motor version, a dual-motor option, and a tri-motor option.
In terms of speed, the Cybertruck can hit 60 mph in 2.9 seconds. Plus it also has variations of over 250 miles, 300 miles, and 500 miles of range. The Cybertruck has 3,500 lbs. of payload and has a towing rating of between 7,500 to 14,000 pounds.
And the Cybertruck has 250 kW charging and off-road performance with 35 degrees approach angle, up to 16″ clearance, and 28 degrees departure angle. The storage offering is 100 cubic feet. The interior of the Cybertruck features Tesla’s signature offerings like plush seats and the large 17-inch touchscreen control system.
Some of the other features include 110v/220v outlets, full self-driving capabilities, and autopilot as standard. And the seating capacity supports up to six adults.
Another feature worth is that there will be an option to add solar power that generates 15 miles per day or more.
One of the most interesting aspects of Cybertruck is its affordable pricing. The Single Motor RWD is priced at $39,900 as the base. And the Dual Motor AWD variant is priced at $49,900 as the base. For the Tri-Motor AWD, the price is $69,900 as the base.
This makes Tesla Cybertruck one of the most affordable electric pickup truck options that will be hitting the market in 2021.
You can pre-order a Cybertruck now for $100.