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Tesla Cybertruck: the electric truck from the future starts at $39,900

Tesla unveils its first electric pickup truck, the new Cybertruck, starting at $39,900

By Anthony Garreffa on Nov 21, 2019 11:18 pm CST - 1 min, 9 secs reading time

Tesla has finally unveiled its mega-hyped electric pickup truck which the company has called the Tesla Cybertruck, which starts at $39,900 and over 250 miles of range. There are two other models with more power, more range, and higher prices.

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Elon Musk unveiled the new Tesla Cybertruck at its Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, California, with the Cybertruck made from cold-rolled steel, armored glass, and adaptive air suspension.

The cheapest Tesla Cybertruck costs $39,900 and has a single motor with rear wheel drive, a towing capacity of 7500 pounds and over 250 miles of range. The next Cybertruck costs $49,900 and is a dual-motor AWD model, it is an all-wheel drive with a towing capacity of over 10,000 pounds and has over 300 miles of range.

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But the flagship Telsa Cybertruck is a higher-end model with three motors, all-wheel drive, towing capacity of 14,000 pounds and range of over 500 miles. Tesla calls this the "tri-motor" model and has a price of $69,900.

Tesla bragged about the acceleration of its new Cybertruck, which can beat a Porsche 911 off the line -- an impressive feat. The flagship Cybertruck can go from 0-60 miles per hour in under 2.9 seconds thanks to its tri-motor, while the single-motor Cybertruck can do 0-60 in less than 6.5 seconds.

You'll need to put down just a $100 deposit, with production kicking off in late 2021 -- while the tri-motor Cybertruck begins production by the end of 2022.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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