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How many Cybertruck prototypes are there?

Discussion in 'Cybertruck' started by SoCalGuy, Nov 26, 2019.

  1. SoCalGuy

    SoCalGuy Active Member

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    For those of you at the reveal event, how many driving prototypes did they have for the test rides?
     
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    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    Are these the same one? Looks like one stainless and one matte finish. Is it just the lighting?

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  4. TMThree

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    There is one actual truck. The other is a plywood or something. Its not real. You can see its missing lights, door handles, etc.
     
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  5. destructure00

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    Ahhh I see :cool:
     
  6. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    They rolled the mule onstage after the reveal while the real truck went outside for rides.
     
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    Just curious, which one had broken windows, and did they replace them or just roll them down for the demo rides?
     
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  8. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    The real truck had the broken windows. They were replaced before the test rides began.
     
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    I can't wait to see a video of the Cybertruck NHTSA crash test, in particular the side crash one.

    And to see the following weeks all the body shops going out of business...
     
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  10. Watts 4 Me

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    Why would body shops go out of business?
    If anything im wondering home expensive its going to be to insure this SS truck.
     
  11. gaswalla

    gaswalla Model S,3,X.. CT with Austin delivery

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    The body shops are going to love this - imagine the work they’ll have when cybertruck hits any other vehicle on the road. And if it hits a S3XY, that’s a huge bill for the certified shops
     
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    The largest issue with Trucks this tall is from rolling this Truck in a side impact collision. A car is going to hit this thing at the bottom of the doors and force the side of the Truck up as the car maintains forward momentum
     
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    The truck for the reveal was claimed to be a dual-motor version in a few demo videos.

    Yet, the race video against the Porsche 911 must have been a tri-motor for it to win. So seems there must be at least two prototypes around.
     
  14. Electruck

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    Why?

    I don't believe even the top model production GTR Porsche puts out 824 Ft/Lbs of torque (dual motor), do you?
     
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    Yeah, I seriously doubt that. It was a demo video anyway. Who knows what the real conditions were.
     
  16. Conor Knoxx

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    ah, so they EXPECTED the windows to break, but were prepared for it! :p
     
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