Cybertruck

Tesla Pickup truck, called Cybertruck, is to be unveiled on November 21st, 2019 at the Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, CA.

The Cybertruck unveiling event is invite-only and invites are already out as of November 14th, 2019.

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Cybertruck interior, a detailed look inside Tesla's pickup truck

December 3, 2019

Detailed look at Tesla's Cybertruck interior (with pictures): new MCU UI, Roadster-like steering wheel, screen rearview mirror, seats, dash made of paper, glass roof, and 6.5 feet bed.

Cybertruck pre-orders numbers analysis

November 23, 2019

Only 36 hours after Tela’s Cybertruck unveiling event, Elon Musk has shared on Twitter that they’ve received 146,000 pre-orders. A day after Tesla has already reached 200,000 reservations of the Cybertruck. Not bad for an ‘ugly’ truck. 😜

Tesla Cybertruck: Specs, interior, and first-hand impressions

November 22, 2019

If you thought Elon was joking when he said the truck would look like something out of Blade Runner, well, he was not. Right there in the middle of the music, the lights, the fire, and the excitement, my first impressions of Tesla's Cybertruck were...

How to watch Tesla Cybertruck unveiling event

November 20, 2019

Tesla Cybertruck unveiling event will be held on November 21st, 2019 at the Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, California. Doors open at 7pm, remarks will begin at 8pm. There will be a live streaming, check out the post for more details.

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[Pics] Rare footage of Tesla's Cybertruck and ATM of Jay Leno’s Garage

Since Tesla unveiled its Cybertruck and ATV in October 2019, we have only seen a few pics of the new vehicles on the roads. These is some rare new footage from the Jay Leno’s Garage show, which is starting its fifth season next week, in which he appears driving a Cybertruck.

From issue #109

Cybertruck and Cyberquad ATV featured in Jay Leno's Garage's

A few weeks ago, we shared some exclusive new pictures of the Cybertruck at Jay Leno’s Garage. The season opened last week, and the episode featuring Tesla’s Cybertruck was aired yesterday. The Cybertruck coverage is only about 6 minutes and 20 seconds (honestly, we were expecting more), but if you’re curious, you can see the whole segment on YouTube.

Watch episode


From issue #113

Cybertruck AP repeater camera

A lot of folks were saying that the Cybertruck didn’t have any Autopilot cameras but Robert from Talking Tesla snapped a picture of them.

Read more: Twitter

From issue #87

Cybertruck design adjustments rendered side-by-side

This is a super cool renderization of the Cybertruck comparing the final version with the one presented at the reveal back in October 2019.

From issue #108

Cybertruck is making a display debut at the Petersen Automotive Museum in LA 📷

For those who can’t wait to see the Cybertruck in person, a prototype is being displayed at the Petersen Automotive Museum in LA just for one week (June 20-27). This is the first stationary public display since the Cybertruck reveal back in November 2019. If you have the chance of going, I totally recommend it, it’s even more impressive in person!

Read more: Electrek

From issue #117

Cybertruck: Extra storage room option being considered

A lot of people are thinking about the Cybertruck as their ultimate camping car. The @TeslaTruckClub suggested to Elon the option to roll down the rearview window, it would definitely make a difference and be also helpful to carry stuff longer than 8’.

Read more: Twitter

From issue #116

Cybertruck: To fit or not to fit

After all, it seems like the Cybertruck size is going to be pretty similar to the one unveiled back in October. Elon recently said on Twitter that even a 3% reduction would be too much. This leads us to think it will probably not fit in your average garage. He also said that they «want to be a leader in apocalypse technology». As they say, go big or go home.

Read more: Twitter


From issue #113

Elon Musk: The Recode interview

Kara Swisher from Recode Decode did an awesome interview to Elon. He talks about everything from Tesla’s close to death earlier this year, to what is down the pipe for Tesla, to rockets, Mars, and others. A few Tesla related highlights:

  • NoA comes to a halt at the intersection after the off-ramp. I didn’t know about it until I listed to this podcast.
  • Tesla is now integrating stop signs, traffic lights, hard right turns, or hairpin bends.
  • Elon Musk thinks Tesla would archive full self-driving in 2019 and no other competitor is close to it, although it also seems like he doesn’t worry much about competitors.
  • The future Tesla pickup truck is going to be a really futuristic-like cyberpunk, “Blade Runner”, pickup truck. Elon is really excited about it.

Listen to the interview: Recode Decode

From issue #32

From Tesla Cybertruck to Hummer, the EV Trucks are here!

Tesla is aiming to start deliveries of their Cybertruck in 2021 but they are not the only ones. The electric version of the iconic brand Hummer is scheduled for 2022 (some suggest it may arrive earlier) and a bunch of other car manufacturers are planning on joining as well (Mercedes-Benz EQA, BMW iNEXT, Volkswagen ID.4, and Nissan Ariya). Thank you, Tesla, for pushing the market, looking forward to seeing how the SUV and truck EV market evolves.

Read more: htauto

From issue #115

Hot Wheels Cybertruck(s), wooot?!

For all of you crazy about Tesla’s Hot Wheels- I know I’m not the only one- they’re stepping up their game by making a 1:10 scale Cybertruck and a smaller more affordable version at 1:64 scale. Expected to ship in December 2020, the first one is already sold out, but you can always join the waitlist.

Read more: Hot Wheels Collectors

From issue #100

I held 'the ball' and talked to an SRE for 30 minutes about the broken glass incident

Interesting post about a guy who attended the Cybertruck unveiling and talked to a Tesla engineer about the «ball incident». Elon confirmed later on that the impact of the Sledgehammer on the door cracked the base of the glass, but this is still an interesting read.

Read more: Reddit

From issue #87

I turned my Tesla into a pickup truck

This video has been all over the Internet during the past two days. A Model 3 owner decided to modify her Model 3 and convert it in a pickup truck. This for sure is nothing like the future Tesla pickup truck (expected to be unveiled this summer) but it requires some serious skill and it’s the kind of content that we, at Tesletter, really love. Really impressive Simone!

From issue #64

Pictures of the Cybertruck at the Petersen Museum in LA 📷

If you weren’t able to make it to the Cybertruk exhibit in LA last week, here are a few more pictures for those of you who can’t stop devouring information about your Tesla future truck.

From issue #118

Tesla changed the release dates for the most and least expensive versions of the Cybertruck by a year

The tri-motor will be coming on 2021 instead of 2022 and the single-motor, rear-wheel-drive Cybertruck will be postponed to 2022 instead of the initial 2021 date given in the order page. Honestly, given the percentages that Elon first announced - 41% ordered the tri-motor vs only 17% ordered the single motor version - and the fact that Tesla will definitely make more money from the most expensive trim, it all makes sense.

Read more: Business Insider

From issue #89

Tesla Cybertruck doesn’t fit in the average garage!

Good video from Raj! More importantly, this video and an article from Teslarati got Elon’s attention and this is when he said: «We can probably reduce the width by an inch and maybe reduce length by 6+ inches without losing on utility or esthetics».

From issue #89

Tesla Cybertruck will be unveiled on Nov 21st

Are you as excited as we are?

From issue #84

Tesla Cybertruck: Specs, interior, and first-hand impressions

Vanessa was fortunate enough to attend to the unveiling of the Cybertruck and she put her thoughts together. If you have to read one article about the Cybetruck, read this one. Thanks to all the folks who attended (I know a bunch of you are subscribers :)) you made the event even more special.

Read more: Tesletter

From issue #87

Tesla plans to open their Terafactory in Austin, Texas

It seems like Tesla has chosen Austin, Texas, as the location for their next factory which will be producing the Cybertruck and Model Y. This information is not fully confirmed yet but Elon Musk is already planning a quite aggressive schedule for its development. We shall see.

Read more: Electrek


From issue #112

Using Tesla Model 3 sounds to make a hip hop beat 📹

A super cool collaboration between @tesla_raj and @TheHyphenate. Check out what they came up with using Tesla sounds. Pretty cool!

From issue #118