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Elon: no door handles on the Cybertruck


Not Just a Member
May 5, 2020
Austin, TX
Even if Elon was enjoying a nice pun, it's still likely the CT won't have handles. The Roadster has no handles:

I could definitely see that capacitive swiping function right on the CT's B pillar enabled by phone key. I'm down for that out here in SF but in cold weather climates, I could see how that could be less than ideal in the icy/winter months.
FYI there are no door handles on the Ford Mach-E's doors. There's a door popper button, then you just grab the back of the door panel (which is coated in rubber) and pull it open. This is a good idea. Less stuff.

After replacing all 4 handles on the S already, I'm definitely in the "no handles" camp for the CT :). I don't own an X, so I can't speak to the usefulness or annoyance of the auto presenting doors that they have. Hopefully, Tesla will consider their options carefully and go from there.....

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