Tesla boss Elon Musk stated on Friday the electric-car maker’s much-anticipated Cybertruck would include a high- finish four-motor variant.
Calling the electrical pick-up truck “insane know-how bandwagon,” Musk stated the Cybertruck would have each entrance and rear-wheel steer that may “not simply (flip) like a tank – it could actually drive diagonally like a crab.”
The car would compete with pickup vans akin to GMC’s Hummer EV, Ford’s F-150 Lightning and Rivian’s R1T. Of these, R1T is pushed by 4 particular person motors powering all 4 wheels and GMC’s Hummer can drive diagonally.
Tesla’s pick-up truck, first introduced in 2019, is manufactured from stainless-steel utilized in rockets and Musk has touted receiving a number of hundred thousand orders for the Cybertruck when preorders had been opened.
Musk stated he would give updates on product roadmap on the following earnings name. Cybertruck manufacturing is predicted to start subsequent 12 months and attain quantity manufacturing in 2023.
The corporate has to date prevented a serious disaster from supply-chain woes and the worldwide semiconductor scarcity, points which have harm legacy automakers.