Elon Musk has finally unveiled Tesla’s latest model, the Cybertruck, in Los Angeles, according tomedia. It is believed the new car will polarize truck fans and Tesla enthusiasts.
“Trucks have been the same for a long, long time, like they’ve been for a hundred years,” Musk said at the launch. But we want to try something different. “
“It doesn’t look like anything else,” Musk continued, unobtrusorded. The Sabo truck is reported to be 231.7 inches (5.89 meters) long, 79.8 inches (2.03 meters) wide, 75 inches (about 1.91 meters) high, with six seats and a 6.5-foot (1.98-meter) cargo box. In addition to using 30x cold-rolled stainless steel, Musk says the car is bulletproof.
The lower side of the truck will be equipped with adaptive air suspension, plus adjustable ride height and damping. It also supports a 3,500-pound payload and 14,000 pounds of traction.
In fact, the Cyber truck has been in the public eye for quite some time. Elon Musk has been talking about the promise of making trucks since 2012, but since then, the Model X, Model 3 and Model Y have been seen.
But it’s fair to say that the Cyber truck is Tesla’s most challenging product to date. Whether it’s the needfor professional workplace or the special needs of pickup consumers, the public sector has always been a highly competitive industry. At the same time, the field is arguably conservative: for forehand, for example, when it chose to replace the 2015 F-150 with aluminum, it carried out a huge public relations campaign to convince sceptics that the new car did have the same strength and hardness as a steel model.
The same is true for Tesla, which needs some news-worthy features to drive the Cyber truck, and electrification does have its own advantages. As expected, Tesla’s Cyber truck has introduced an all-wheel-drive version that uses the automaker’s dual-motor configuration — one on the front axle and one on the rear axle.
As for acceleration, thanks to the power, the car can achieve 100km of acceleration in 2.9 seconds, with a 10.8-mile ride time of 10.8 seconds. As for range, there are three versions: single-motor RWD (rear-wheel drive) 250-mile, dual-motor AWD (full drive) 300-mile, three-motor AWD (full drive) 500-mile.
In terms of charging, the car comes with a 250-plus kW battery pack, and of course it also supports the Supercharger SuperCharger Super Charging Network. The car has 110V and 220V power outlets, as well as an on-board air compressor.
When it comes to Tesla, it’s technology, of course. Like many of its models, the Cyber trucks have autopilot capabilities. As ever, Tesla’s ADAS is expected to improve over time, and future drivers will get new features by wirelessly updating OTAs.
By the way, Tesla even made an accessory for the new car: an ATV (beach car) motorcycle designed for cyber trucks. When it stops charging, the pickup drops automatically to make it easier to get in.
While the current market for electric pickups may be small, Tesla will not dominate. Now, competitors big and small are circling around this small site. Like Ford, which is developing the hybrid F-150 and the all-electric F-150, GENERAL Motors has also confirmed that it is developing an all-electric pickup truck, and start-up Rivian is developing its own electric truck, which is backed by companies such as Amazon and has signed deals with Ford.
What is best for Tesla in this competition is the frenzy of some of its user base, which has helped the carmaker through some financial difficulties in the past.
Well, now is the time for everyone to care most about the price of the Cyber truck. The 250-mile version is reported to sell for $39,900, the mid-range version $49,900 and the top version $69,900. But these prices have not yet taken into account other tax breaks and other benefits. Consumers will be charged an additional $7,000 if they want to opt for a fully autonomous driving package. Tesla said it had now opened a booking channel for the car, which is expected to start in 2021, when the company will fully accept orders. However, the three-motor AWD version will not be produced until the end of 2022.
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