Tesla Cybertruck Winter Testing Continues With Mysterious “535” On The Physique

A Tesla Cybertruck prototype has been noticed as soon as once more throughout winter testing on the Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds (SHPG), which is on New Zealand’s South Island, carrying a camouflage wrap just like these noticed in California just lately.

The 2 new photographs, posted by Twitter consumer and Cybertruck fanatic Greggertruck, present the prototype driving by simply a few inches of snow, so not precisely hardcore climate circumstances. The temperature wasn’t something to write down house about, both, with lows of about 30 levels (-1 diploma Celsius) and highs of roughly 48 levels (9 levels Celsius) within the close by city of Wanaka.

With this being stated, Cybertruck prototypes have additionally been to Alaska earlier this yr, and the primary models have been shipped to New Zealand in June, so it has skilled colder temperatures and rougher climate total throughout the entire testing interval.


Final month, two Tesla pickup prototypes have been noticed on the identical winter proving grounds within the Kiwi nation carrying the “604” and “512” numbers on their sides. Again then, we discovered that 604 is the realm code for Vancouver, Canada, whereas 512 is the realm code for Austin, Texas, nevertheless it’s unclear to today what these numbers truly imply.

On this newest batch of photographs, the camouflaged truck has “535” written on it, which doesn’t come up as the realm code for any main populated space, so once more, we don’t know what these numbers imply. Then once more, they may simply be inner designations for various testing procedures, with no actual significance for the general public. Tell us within the feedback under if in case you have any concept as to what the numbers would possibly point out.

Initially unveiled in 2019, the Tesla Cybertruck is as shut as ever to changing into an actual product that folks should buy, after years of delays. At the moment, the Austin-based EV maker is constructing launch candidate (RC) models at its Texas Gigafactory, with preliminary customer-intent manufacturing set to start later this yr, whereas a ramp-up in meeting is predicted to occur subsequent yr.