Formally launched at a delivery event on the finish of final month, deliveries of the Cybertruck started final week and it’s now showing in Tesla showrooms.
First revealed back in 2019, the Cybertruck has gained world consideration as a consequence of its distinctive, angular form and cold-rolled stainless-steel exterior.
The electrical automotive was initially deliberate to enter manufacturing in 2022, however after being delayed a number of occasions, it has now been formally launched.
Designed as a mix of a sports activities automotive and a pickup truck, it has a spread of 320 miles, can speed up from 0-60 miles per hour in 2.6 seconds and has a prime pace of 130 miles per hour. The automotive, which weighs 3,104 kilograms, can carry hundreds as much as 2,500 kilograms and has a 4,990-kilogram towing capability.
Tesla has now revealed the automotive’s full specs, together with particulars of two additional variations of the automotive that will probably be launched in 2024 and 2025.
One other all-wheel drive mannequin may have a barely greater vary of 340 miles, however a diminished prime pace of 112 miles per hour and acceleration of 0-60 miles per hour in 4.1 seconds.
A rear-wheel drive possibility, set to be launched in 2025, may have a spread of 250 miles and acceleration of 0-60 miles per hour in 6.5 seconds.
All three variations of the Cybertruck will probably be wrapped within the automotive’s distinctive exterior, which was designed to be bulletproof. Together with the chrome steel panels, the automotive has shatter-resistant amour glass. It additionally options an all-glass roof.
A lightbar stretches throughout the entrance of the automotive, whereas a rear lighter was positioned under the automotive’s boot.
Tesla additionally revealed a number of add-ons for the car, together with a spread extender that may be fitted to present the automotive a spread of 470 miles and a pop-up inflatable tent that matches onto the automotive’s boot.
Because the automotive was first launched, the Cybertruck has divided opinion, with some people calling it “courageous” and others “ridiculous”. In an opinion piece for Dezeen, Elizabeth Bisley stated that the automotive “represents a highly conservative continuation of the status quo”.
The images is by Tom Ravenscroft.