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Model Zero concept: Could it happen?

diplomat33

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Aug 3, 2017
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Apparently, Sahm Zafari, the designer of the Tesla Cybertruck did a concept design for a Tesla "Model Zero":
https://electrek.co/2019/10/28/tesl...er-also-made-this-unseen-crazy-tesla-concept/

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I am assuming the design got modified to be the basis for the cybertruck. But anyone think this concept could be a cool futuristic city car? City robotaxi maybe? Thoughts?
 
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Kmartyn

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Interesting, but this was done while he was interning, and still going to school, I would not put too much weight on it. Certainly does not have a cyber look to me. Would have great visibility though.
 

Electric700

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I like the look! It's streamlined and it seems like you'd have simultaneous access to both the front and rear seats when you open the door, similar to what we have with the Model X for the back rows.

Of course it must be 100% electric, like every other Tesla :cool:
 

Ludus

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The size and many features are attractive. It would be interesting to see it as a Cyber vehicle with all straight edge stainless steel and glass body.

The break between this and Cyber truck is that Cyber truck isn’t arbitrarily “designed” in the same sense that this is. Cybertruck emerges from a different manufacturing process that doesn’t use a stamped sheet metal skin.
 

Watts_Up

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In a galaxy far, far away
The Cybertruck emerges from a different manufacturing process that doesn’t use a stamped sheet metal skin.

Beside the stainless-steel “exo-skeleton” external body skin, the remaining auto-body frame of the Cybertruck should use stamped sheet metal?

This will be necessary for installing all the mechanichal components but also because the auto-body frame needs

to absorb some of the energy in an impact, otherwise the passengers will bear the brunt of the impact force.

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