WATCH: Tesla premieres Cybertruck, armored glass breaks
The unveiling was almost flawless
After years of teasing its release, Elon Musk has revealed Tesla’s take on Ford’s F-150: The Cybertruck.
The electric pick-up truck was unveiled at the company’s design studio just outside of Los Angeles.
The body of the truck strays from the traditional cab and bed design of standard trucks, with the body appearing as a single form.
The exterior is made from a newly developed stainless steel alloy, Musk says this metal is used for space-x rockets and is bulletproof.
During the presentation, Musk had someone take a sledgehammer to the truck in an effort to showcase its durability.
Things went awry when it came to the armored glass, with the windows shattering when hit with a heavy object. Musk later laughed and said at least it didn’t go all the way through the glass.
The base version of the truck will start at $39,000 and go at least 250 miles on a single charge. Production is slated to begin late 2021.
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