New drone footage has proven Tesla Cybertruck manufacturing is properly underway at Giga Texas, with casting presses now put in. Two 9,000-ton Giga presses have been seen within the footage, as have been loads of Cybertruck rear castings.
Tesla has been manufacturing alpha variations of the Cybertruck since Q1 2023, as per official manufacturing facility photographs from the automaker. That mentioned, it now seems the EV producer is putting in the entire vital gear for normal manufacturing.
Cybertruck launch candidates (i.e. near-production variations that will have just a few faults) are due in August, with buyer deliveries focused for the top of Q3 2023. On condition that possible equates to an end-of-September supply occasion, it is sensible that Tesla is already gearing up for mass manufacturing.
A leaked video additionally gave a short preview of Cybertruck manufacturing in motion. Try the beneath tweet for extra.
First revealed in November 2019, the Tesla Cybertruck is undoubtedly essentially the most eagerly anticipated EV of 2023. At the moment, Tesla has roughly 1.8 million Cybertruck reservation holders. Given the automaker is anticipated to fabricate 375,000 items yearly, it might take upwards of 4 years earlier than all orders are glad. That mentioned, given a Cybertruck could be reserved with a completely refundable $100 deposit it is secure to say not everybody will probably be seeing by means of supply.
When it was first unveiled, three variations of the Cybertruck have been introduced. A $39,900 single-motor model with 250 miles of vary was promised because the entry-level providing. For $49,900 consumers might improve to a dual-motor variant with over 300 miles of vary and a 4.5-second 0-60 miles per hour time.
In the meantime, sitting on the prime of the lineup was the $69,900 tri-motor Cybertruck. Tesla acknowledged it could have over 500 miles of vary, a 2.8-second 0-60 mph time, and a max towing capability of a staggering 14,000 kilos. Nearly 4 years on, the precise Cybertruck lineup forward of manufacturing stays unclear. Nonetheless, look forward to finding out about detailed specs and pricing when launch candidates arrive later this summer time.