Tesla CEO Elon Musk just unveiled the Cybertruck, the company’s first electric pickup truck. There will be three versions of the truck — 250 miles, 300 miles, and 500 miles of range — with a variety of towing capacities and 0-60 mph capabilities. Musk unveiled the truck at a cyberpunk-inspired event with many, many lasers, and even a surprise ATV.
Tesla unveiled the Cybertruck, its long-awaited electric pickup truck, and it’s possibly even more cyberpunk than CEO Elon Musk said it would be. Mashing up Blade Runner vibes with range and performance, the truck is already one of the company’s most polarizing products. The Verge senior reporter Sean O’Kane was at the unveiling and got one of the first rides in the outrageous new truck.
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk took to the stage Thursday to unveil his new “Cybertruck,” an electric pickup truck. But, things didn’t go as planned when they tested out the “Tesla armor glass.”
Franz throws steel ball at Cybertruck window right before launch. Guess we have some improvements to make before production haha. pic.twitter.com/eB0o4tlPoz— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 23, 2019
It may have worked in this situation because the tarp is holding the door open and thus has room to flex.