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Tesla Cybertruck: Everything You Need To Know

09:38 AM August 23, 2022

In November 2019, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced a unique and sleek vehicle called the Cybertruck. The pickup truck’s sci-fi-like design and other fantastic features wowed many. We have never heard anything about the vehicle ever since.

That changed during the opening party of the new Tesla Giga Texas Plant. On April 7, 2022, Musk promised the world that the Tesla Semi and the Cybertruck would launch on 2023. As a result, the EV firm may expand its lineup to include one of the most popular body styles in the US.

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The Tesla Cybertruck will come in three configurations: single motor, dual motor, and tri-motor. The one with two and three motors will have an all-wheel drive, while the other will not.

Speed and towing capacity

Having more than one motor enables quicker acceleration, greater towing capacity, and longer driving range. Also, Tesla claims the single motor model can go from zero to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds.

The dual motor version could achieve the same acceleration in 4.5 seconds, while the tri-motor Cybertruck only needs 2.9 seconds. Moreover, the single motor’s top speed is 110 mph.

The dual motor Cybertruck has a maximum speed of 120 mph, and the tri-motor has a top speed of 130 mph. All have adjustable air suspension that provides 16 inches of ground clearance. 

The single-motor Cybertruck has a maximum tow rating of 7,500 lbs, and the dual-motor version can tow as much as 10,000 lbs. Surprisingly, the tri-motor model could tow as much as 14,000 lbs!

As a result, it could carry more weight than popular alternatives like the Ram 1500. Each Cybertruck model has a 6.5-foot cargo bed that can handle 3,500 lbs.

Tesla’s electric pickup will have a 250-kW charging cable, enabling access to its vast network of Superchargers. Moreover, the Cybertruck’s driving range varies with the number of motors. 

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The single-motor Cybertruck will have a driving range of 250 miles, and the dual-motor version will have 300 miles on a single charge. The tri-motor version could cover 500 miles.

Interior, safety, and warranty

This is the Tesla Cybertruck.

Photo Credit: techcrunch.com

There have been no details about Cybertruck’s dashboard features at the time of writing. However, the available images show that it has one touchscreen covering it.

The Cybertruck will also allow six people to sit inside, and it has a 6.4-foot cargo bed that provides 100 cubic feet of volume. Also, it has a nifty slide-out tailgate that doubles as a ramp for loading motorcycles and other four-wheeled vehicles.

Tesla’s upcoming automobile will have the controversial self-driving Autopilot feature. However, the EV firm said it would offer a Full Self-Driving option for $7,000.

It would also offer a comprehensive warranty for its current models. Yet, it did not specify details for complimentary maintenance. The Limited warranty covers 50,000 miles or four years. On the other hand, the Powertrain warrant will cover eight years, regardless of the number of miles.

Conclusion

At the time of writing, the latest updates have not provided information about other features. For example, there are no available details regarding Cybertruck’s fuel economy and infotainment system.

Nevertheless, there is a large chance of seeing Tesla’s new pickup next year. After all, it has opened more plants, and the demand for electric vehicles continues to expand.

Tesla would need to offer a new product that could rival competitors. The Cybertruck’s amazing features might leave other electric cars in the dust.

Frequently asked questions

Is the Cybertruck still coming out?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the Cybertruck will come out on 2023. We do not have more information about this upcoming release at the time of writing.

How much does Cybertruck cost?

The Cybertruck may cost around $39,900, based on various sources. Note that the automobile may have a different price upon its release. Moreover, the cost will vary if you choose the single motor, dual-motor, or tri-motor model.

Can I still reserve a Cybertruck?

At the time of writing, Tesla closed Cybertruck reservations to Asia and Europe. Only customers in North America may reserve a unit by paying the $100 refundable deposit.

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