By Jaydin Pini
Tesla finally delivered its Cybertrucks, but it was very delayed. The great “Cyber Beast” truck made 845 horsepower, reaching speeds of 60 mph in just 2.6 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph at 6,843. The great truck started deliveries on Nov. 30, 2023. But people wonder why it has taken Tesla so long to start delivering these trucks.
Tesla first released the truck in November of 2019, but people wondered what took Tesla so long to get these trucks out to the public.
Tesla first released the truck in 2019 the year before Covid-19. Covid-19 severely delayed the release of the Cybertruck. One of the major delays was from supply chains being shut down.
The truck was also plagued by “serious powertrain, braking, suspension, structural, and sealing issues.” Some of the reasons for this were serious software issues. There are lots of positives about this truck.
The MSRP for a tesla cyber truck is $57,390. Consumers can also get the Tesla in an all-wheel-drive model for $76,390. If desired, the fully loaded “Cyber Beast” costs $96,390. The cyber beast can tow up to 11,000 pounds, and get up to 320 miles of range. There are also some awesome things about the body of the Cybertruck, with the body being made of stainless steel. There are no paint options for the truck because Tesla claims “No paint, No chips.” The windows are shatter resistant, and the armor class can withstand a baseball traveling at 70 mph or class 4 hail. Since the truck is electric, drivers have a front truck. This makes it so they can pack the whole truck bed up with gear, but they also have more room in the front truck for supplies.
Some people disagree with the Cybertruck.
“What’s notable is that this is Elon Musk’s vision for what a pickup truck can be like,” said Wall Street Journal columnist Tim Higgins. “And when he introduced it four years ago, there was a lot of excitement. It’s polarizing, some people think it’s ugly, some people think it’s the future. It’s something maybe inspired by Blade Runner, something out of an apocalyptic sci-fi nightmare, almost like a triangle on wheels meant to look like it’s avenging the rest of the world, and it’s been delayed and it’s finally arrived. Elon Musk has called it Tesla’s best product ever, and the official launch, the rollout, the delivery to actual customers is something that he predicted was going to be the biggest product launch of the year for the entire world.” Ossola, Alex WSJ podcast
The Cybertruck seems like an amazing truck. Some people like it and some don’t. Tesla is working on working out the problems with the vehicle with the software. The cyber truck is available and ready to be pre ordered at Tesla. This seems like a great truck for many people to enjoy.