The Tesla electric truck namely Cybertruck was released earlier in 2019, but according to Tesla’s statement at the time, consumers can get this pure electric truck in the second half of 2021 as long as they pay $100 (approximately RM414) at the time. Recently, according to a media CNET report, Tesla sent a message to consumers who paid the pre-order money on Tuesday (May 18), US time, indicating that Cybertruck will start production in the second half of this year.
According to a screenshot posted by a Twitter user @peytonlschaefer, Tesla has started to push messages to consumers who pre-ordered Cybertruck. In the message, Tesla thanked them for being part of the journey, and Tesla also stated that Cybertruck Production will begin in the second half of this year. In addition, Tesla also mentioned in the article that consumers can test drive the Model 3 and Model Y electric vehicles currently on the market.
According to the current news, the news that the Cybertruck will be put into production in the second half of 2021 is consistent with the production timeline disclosed by Musk at the press conference earlier (2019). With the Tesla electric truck Cybertruck about to be put into production, it also means that Tesla will have more types of electric vehicles for consumers to choose from.
In terms of practicality, Tesla officially stated that Cybertruck will use Ultra-Hard 30X stainless steel as the car structure and with armored glass to improve the performance of resistance and damage. Not only that, Tesla officially stated that Cybertruck will provide 3+3 seats for six people, which can help the needs of basic mass users. In terms of performance, the fastest acceleration time of Tesla Cybertruck from 0 to 100KM/H is only 2.9 seconds. In terms of endurance, Cybertruck has three versions of 402KM, 483KM, and 804KM.
In terms of carrying capacity, Tesla officially stated that Cybertruck can carry a load of 1,587.6KG and is also equipped with an adjustable air suspension. In terms of cargo storage space, the official stated that it can easily place a beach motorcycle. Tesla officials also stated that Cybertruck is equipped with a free air suspension, allowing Cybertruck to raise and lower 10cm to facilitate the use of the cargo compartment.
In terms of price, the 402KM version is priced at 39,900 US dollars (about RM166,307), the 482KM version is priced at 49,900 US dollars (about RM207,988) and the 804KM version is priced at 69,900 US dollars (about RM291,350).