Cybertruck may be Tesla’s most hyped upcoming vehicle. The electric pick-up truck was first introduced in November 2019, with deliveries scheduled to begin in early 2021. However, Tesla kept pushing back the delivery date of the Cybertruck. But now the manufacturer has officially announced that the deliveries of Cybertruck will start from November 30. The delivery event will take place at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Austin, Texas. Once launched, the Cybertruck will compete with the GMC Hummer EV, Rivian R1T, and Ford F-150 Lightning.
*Look and Design
*Versions of Cybertruck
Look and Design
Since it’s first unveiling, Tesla has made several changes to the Cybertruck while maintaining the overall sharp angular design language, which has been a bit controversial. Recently, a fleet of nine Tesla Cybertrucks was spotted in Giga Texas, where the electric vehicle maker is building a pure electric pickup truck.
It is expected that there will be three versions of the Cybertruck. There will be a single-motor, rear-wheel drive version that will be the most affordable. Then there will be a dual motor version which may come with all-wheel drive. And finally, the top-of-the-range version will be a tri-motor version which will be the most powerful.
Tesla says the Cybertruck can carry 1,580 kg in its cargo bed, which is 3.2 meters long. In addition to bed capacity, tow capacity is also important for a pickup truck. Towing capacity will also vary depending on the variant. The single-motor version will be capable of pulling 3,400 kg, the dual-motor version will have a capacity of 4,500 kg. While the top-end triple-motor version will be able to pull 6,300 kg.
In addition to revealing the delivery date, Tesla also tweeted that Cybertruck production would be on track for later this year. During Tesla’s Q3 earnings call, Elon Musk said that scaling up production of the Cybertruck is a “huge challenge.” Bookings for the Cybertruck are still open but it looks like the waiting period is going to be very long.