Tesla Cybertruck is finally on the streets, and the world is watching, Tesla Electric pickup trucks has been spotted cruising around, and it seems like everyone’s going gaga over it. From Twitter to Instagram, snapshots of the electric beast have been popping up left and right.
The latest sighting hails from Michigan, does it look like something straight out of a sci-fi flick. But it’s not just the design that’s getting people talking. Word on the street is that the Cybertruck boasts an impressive 40 cm ground clearance, likes of the Jimny 4×4.
Starting to look like Elon Musk might actually make good on his promise to deliver the Cybertruck in Q3 2023. And as Tesla’s official Twitter account confirms, production is indeed on track to start later this year.
Remember that colossal 9,000-ton die-casting machine and and 66 KUKA robots that popped up at Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory? Well, it seems things are kicking into high gear for Cybertruck production. These robots, typically used for vehicle assembly, are a telltale sign that Cybertruck’s large-scale production line is coming together. And it’s not just the machines that are getting in on the action; Tesla has also posted numerous job listings related to Cybertruck production.
Pre-Orders Over 1.5 Million and Counting
Now, if you’re thinking 1.5 million pre-orders for the Cybertruck seems like a lot, you’re not alone. To put that into perspective, Tesla’s global Model 3 deliveries totaled 500,000 units in 2021. That’s a jaw-dropping difference!
Unlike most new car launches, which see a peak in bookings shortly after the press conference, the Cybertruck’s pre-orders have skyrocketed since its 2021 debut. By the end of that year, it had already racked up over 1 million reservations, and that number surged past 1.5 million in 2022.
What to Expect from the Cybertruck
With its angular, stainless steel design, the Cybertruck is undoubtedly a sight to behold. But it’s not just about looks; this electric pickup is a true powerhouse, with a range of up to 500 miles on a single charge, depending on the model.
And let’s not forget the impressive payload capacity of up to 3,500 pounds and towing capabilities reaching a whopping 14,000 pounds. This bad boy’s got the goods to give traditional pickups a run for their money. Tesla’s also been teasing us with the Cybertruck’s off-road prowess, showcasing its Adaptive Air Suspension system and the aforementioned 40 cm ground clearance.
The Road Ahead: What the Cybertruck Means for the EV pickup trucks Market
As the Cybertruck inches closer to production and eventual delivery, one can’t help but wonder what this means for the electric vehicle market. With its eye-catching design, impressive specs, and massive pre-order numbers, there’s no denying that the Cybertruck has the potential to disrupt the industry.
Traditional automakers are already feeling the pressure, with many scrambling to release their own electric pickups in response. But it remains to be seen whether they can truly compete with the Cybertruck’s unique blend of style and substance.