Tesla Cybertruck To Debut With 350-Mile Vary, Skip 500-Mile Trim For Later: Rumor

The a lot anticipated Tesla Cybertruck might debut with a battery pack that’s able to delivering 350 miles (563 kilometers) of vary, in accordance with the Twitter person Bearded Tesla who claims he had confidential conversations with three individuals within the know.

If the rumor seems to be true, it will imply that Tesla’s first-ever pickup will fall in need of the 620-mile (998 km) vary touted when the Cybertruck made its debut again in 2019. It can even be lower than the Chevrolet Silverado EV’s 450-mile (724 km) driving vary however on par with the dual-motor Rivian R1T.

Solely the Ford F-150 Lightning, with its most driving distance of 320 miles (515 km) when geared up with the Prolonged-Vary pack, can be one-upped by the rumored 350-mile variant of the Cybertruck. On the identical time, there’s additionally the GMC Hummer EV 3X pickup that just lately bought a variety enhance to 381 miles (613 km) for the 2024 mannequin yr, with the American automaker saying that it’ll go into manufacturing later this yr, stopping in need of providing an precise date.


Tesla’s all-electric pickup formally began manufacturing final week, with the Gigafactory Texas staff posing for a photograph subsequent to the car, virtually 4 years after the mannequin was unveiled as a prototype in November 2019.

Again then, the Austin-based EV producer’s web site mentioned that the boxy pickup would come to market with a alternative of 4 powertrain choices:

  • Single motor rear-wheel drive with 250 miles (402 km) of vary;
  • Twin motor all-wheel drive with 300 miles (483 km) of vary;
  • Tri motor AWD with 500 miles (804 km) of vary;
  • Quad motor AWD with 620 miles (998 km) of vary.

Pricing was introduced at $39,900 for the bottom RWD variant and $49,900 for the dual-motor AWD trim, however in 2021, Tesla eliminated all pricing and specs from its web site, so we don’t know what the Cybertruck will really price when it goes on sale later this yr, presumably in September.

Nonetheless, seeing how Chevrolet selected to kill the $40,000 variant of the Silverado EV, Tesla might go on an analogous route and ask more cash for the Cybertruck than initially deliberate.

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