- Tesla teased a likely new Cybertruck accent at an function for its lithium refinery on Monday.
- Elon Musk drove into the ceremony in a Cybertruck that was outfitted with a black rack.
- The electrical pickup truck was also sporting its large windshield wiper at the occasion.
Elon Musk on Monday teased what appeared to be a software rack for Tesla’s hugely anticipated Cybertruck.
Musk drove a Cybertruck outfitted with the black rack into a ceremony for Tesla’s new lithium refinery in Texas.
The rack was hooked up to the bed of the electric powered pickup truck. It had what appeared to be two silver shovels connected to the outdoors of the rack. The car also appeared to attribute bars throughout the leading of the rack that could presumably be utilised to carry greater items.
Attendees at the function later employed equivalent shovels to break ground on the web site of the refinery. Musk has estimated that the new Texas refinery will deliver sufficient lithium, a unusual Earth metallic, to electric power about 1 million EVs.
Tesla did not reply to a ask for for remark from Insider and it has nevertheless to deliver any further more aspects on the rack.
It is unclear no matter if the rack would be offered as an official Tesla product. Some providers have produced Cybertruck components, which include camping models that can switch the electrical pickup truck into an RV.
Musk has mentioned the carmaker ideas to release its Cybertruck later this yr and verified through Tesla’s quarterly earnings get in touch with very last thirty day period that he expects to start out deliveries this yr. The billionaire has altered the supply date — which is two years afterwards than he to begin with predicted — a number of times given that he very first introduced the truck in 2019.
“It will take time to get the producing line likely, and this is seriously a incredibly radical item,” Musk claimed throughout the earnings contact. “It is really not manufactured in the way that other cars and trucks are created.”
Because of to its stainless metal style and design and its abnormal form, the EV requires quite a few of its components to be personalized-produced, which includes the windshield wiper for its expansive front window. In the video from Monday’s function, the truck appears to be sporting a significant windshield wiper. A preceding picture appeared to exhibit the wiper leaving much of the windshield soiled, despite its sizing.
A Cybertruck was also spotted immediately after the Texas celebration in a field. In a movie that was posted on social media, the Cybertruck seems to be caught in the muddy field with numerous persons and an additional automobile collected all over the car or truck.