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Tesla introduced the Cybertruck electric pickup. it looks very futuristic.

Musk tried to show the impact resistance of car windows, but they crashed after throwing a steel ball.

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Elon Musk at the Tesla presentation introduced the Cybertruck electric pickup truck with a futuristic design. The younger version of the car will cost $ 39900.

Musk said that the pickup can withstand a shot from a nine-millimeter bullet – the door uses the same alloy as SpaceX missiles. To test its durability, the head of Tesla asked design manager Franz von Holzhausen to hit the door several times with a sledgehammer. The presentation also showed how Cybertruck defeated the Ford F150 in tug of war and the Porsche 911 in the race.

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Holzhausen then tested impact-resistant glass by throwing a metal ball into it. When both windows of the pickup truck crashed after the throws, Musk responded: “We will fix this in the factory.” He noted that the ball did not hit the salon, but flew off to the side.

Cybertruck presented in three versions: with one, two and three electric motors. The eldest is able to accelerate to 96.6 kilometers per hour in 2.9 seconds and can travel on a single charge up to 805 kilometers. Batteries allow a pickup truck to drive 650, 777 or 1295 kilometers on a single charge.

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The carrying capacity of the Cybertrack is about 1.5 tons; it can tow a trailer weighing up to 6.4 tons. The car body consists of durable steel and acts as a frame. The loading platform is less than two meters long, but a Tesla ATV could fit in there.

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The pickup also received an autopilot, adaptive air suspension, four-wheel drive and car parking. The cheapest model will cost $ 39990, a model with a 300-mile course – $ 49,990 , and the older equipment with a power reserve of 804 kilometers will start at $ 69990 

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Musk said that the pickup uses electricity, and this will reduce the cost of operation from an average of $ 780 per month to $ 570 per month. Production of pickups will begin at the end of 2021, the start date of sales is still unknown.

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Musk back in 2012 wrote on Twitter that “it would be cool to do a pickup.” In 2013, he said that the company really plans to create it. Five years later, in 2018, the head of Tesla announced that the machine will receive a futuristic cyberpunk design in the spirit of Blade Runner.

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