Tesla ‘s pick-up truck went viral during its launch event in November 2019.
The Cybertruck is not yet on the market, but it has become one of the most popular Tesla products.
Since it was shown, the Tesla truck has gone viral, especially when one of its “ultra-resistant” windows was destroyed during its presentation in November 2019.
But the Cybertruck has not yet reached the market, although Elon Musk has already put an estimated date.
During his call with investors and analysts with Tesla, Musk indicated that the Cybertruck will start production in mid-2023.
“We hope, we still believe that we will be producing the Cybertruck by the middle of next year. And we’re very, very excited about that product. I think it will be our best product,” he assured.
Under pressure from an analyst who asked again about the official launch date of the Cybertruck , Musk assured that the company hopes to start delivering it in the middle of next year.
How much does the Tesla Cybertruck cost?
It is difficult to know the price with which the Cybertruck will hit the market. Recent inflation caused Tesla to raise the price of its vehicles due to the increase in the price of inputs.
We are not sure if Tesla will maintain its prices offered before the COVID-19 pandemic .
Tesla has allowed people to “reserve” the Cybertruck with a $200 deposit. Official prices (which we can’t guarantee will hold) for the Cybertruck start at $39,900, with more equipped models selling for $39,900. 69,900.
The viral presentation of the Cybertruck
The Cybertruck ‘s polygonal design made it the target of memes indicating that it looked like something out of a classic PlayStation game.
But what made Tesla ‘s pick-up truck more viral was the resistance test of one of its “unbreakable” windows.
Elon Musk asked an employee to throw a mass of steel against one of the car windows to test its resistance. The window ended up cracked on the first try. A second attempt did the same damage to Tesla ‘s car .
Musk joked that the blow was “maybe a little too hard.”
Tesla produced fewer electric cars in the second quarter
Tesla presented its quarterly report. Thanks to this we can know that the company produced 16,411 models S and X, while the Model 3/Y had a production of 258,580.
This meant increased production of the most expensive models (from 14,000 to 16,000), but a reduction in the most affordable Tesla , which fell from 305,000 to 258,000.