“It will probably appeal to those who never owned a pickup, but as far as traditional truck owners, it might not be as attractive,” Matt DeLorenzo, senior executive editor at Kelley Blue Book, said in a statement. “It will be a niche product at best and poses no threat in the pickup market as we know it today.”
After mocking the Detroit 3 for building pickups the same way for a century, Musk revealed the Cybertruck in a haze of fog, pyrotechnics and strobe lights. He took swipes at the Ford F-150 and its “built Ford tough” tag line, telling attendees: “You want a truck that’s really tough, not fake tough.”
Minutes later, chief designer Franz von Holzhausen pounded on a door panel with a dead-blow hammer before throwing a metal ball at the supposedly bulletproof window, which instantly broke. He tried again on a rear window, with the same result.
The Cybertruck’s body is made of “ultra-hard 30X cold-rolled stainless steel,” according to Tesla.
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