Tesla Cybertruck: 10 NEW Facts You Probably Didn't Know
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 Published On Jan 21, 2021

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Did you really think the final version of the Cybertruck would be exactly as presented during the reveal event? Well, think again, because the Cybertruck is still very much a work in progress and we're going to share some Cybertruck updates.

The Cybertruck is Tesla’s disruptive electric entrant into the well established light duty truck category. The Cyperpunk inspired pickup truck may be the easiest vehicle for amateur finger painters to draw, but don’t be fooled by its brutalist exterior. Even though the polygonal pickup looks like it hasn’t finished rendering yet, the pointy stainless steel box accelerates like a Lamborghini, and tows like a freightliner. Proof that the game runs faster when you lower the graphics settings on your PC.

Constructed out of ultra-Hard 30X Cold-Rolled stainless-steel, the same material used by Spacex on the starship spacecraft, the Cybertruck is infamously “bulletproof” although your biggest concern will be neighborhood kids throwing rocks at it to put Elon’s durability claims to the test.

You probably know that the premium tri-motor Cybertruck will have an estimated output of 800 horsepower and 1000 pound-feet of torque, enough muscle to propel the burly electric truck to 60 MPH in 2.9 seconds, and tow up to 14,000 pounds.

But we’re not here to regurgitate all of the Cybertruck’s rumored specifications that have already been repeated ad nauseam.

We performed a technical deep dive into the specifications and story of the Cybertruck and uncovered some obscure facts you might not have known, including some modifications to the trucks design no one ever saw coming. These details really elucidate the engineering strategy that went into the Tesla Cybertruck, and provide a glimpse into the complex mind of Elon Musk.

The Cybertruck will share its stainless steel exoskeleton material with the starship spacecraft. The starship is designed to be a fully reusable reentry vehicle. That means it must withstand not just the red hot temperatures of reentering the earths atmosphere, but also the cryogenic temperatures of space.

The 301 stainless steel alloy was originally selected for its strength, corrosion resistance, ductility, and machinability.

Elon Musk recently announced that parts of the starship will be moving to 304L stainless steel, A readily available austenitic steel alloy comprised of roughly 18% chromium, and 8% nickel, which is less brittle at cryo temps.

The Cybertruck’s elegant looking dashboard in the cybertruck interior is an element that attracted attention because it’s in contrast with the raw industrial look of the vehicles outer shell. On first glance the dashboard appears to be made from luxurious marble.

Detractors think the utilitarian design style of the cybertruck looks ugly and unfinished, While supporters love the iconoclastic multangular form.

But one thing’s for certain, The Cybertruck’s design definitely contains elements of pop culture sci-fi inspiration which we'll cover in our Cybertruck Review.

The Cybertruck was partially inspired by the Blade Runner universe. Elon Musk is also a gamer and said the Cybertruck is inspired by games like Halo and it looks like a Warthog.

When Elon was asked on twitter if the Cybertruck could cross streams, the Tesla CEO proclaimed that the Cybertruck won’t just be able to drive through water, but also float because:

“A Tesla works as a boat for short periods of time, as an electric car has no air intake or exhaust to block & the battery/motor/ and electronics are water-sealed. Submarines are just underwater EVs.”

The final production version of the Cybertruck will feature some minor tweaks.

Elon announced that the Cybetruck will feature an improved air suspension with active ride height and active damping systems for better off road performance.

Elon originally said the size will be reduced by about 3%, he later said the size of the cybertruck will only be reduced in international markets making a wolverine cybertruck.

The CyberTruck may feature digital mirrors.

The Cyber truck is expected to use Tesla’s new V3 Superchargers, but may use new V4 superchargers. The trimotor cybertruck is projected to have a massive 200 - 250 kwh battery pack, It’s possible that the Cybertruck is already making use of the new and improved tabless 4680 battery cells that were presented on Tesla’s battery day.

The CyberTruck will feature a heat pump like the Tesla Model Y.

We're also building a bulletproof armored Cybertruck.

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