Specs for Tesla’s long-awaited electrical ute have been leaked forward of its reveal later this month.
Persevering with a seemingly unending string of Cybertruck leaks earlier than the its official reveal, TFLEV has revealed dimensions of the Cybertruck’s mattress and frunk – in addition to a beforehand unknown function hidden within the its mattress.
First deliveries of the Cybertruck are scheduled to happen throughout a “supply occasion” on the Tesla Gigafactory in Texas.
It’s value noting the leaked specs revealed by TFLEV have reportedly come from a Tesla insider, and can’t be confirmed.
Nonetheless, the specs are usually not unrealistic and are roughly according to these beforehand revealed by Tesla and Elon Musk.
The Cybertruck will reportedly be out there with two motor configurations. The twin motor variant seems to weigh 3025 kilograms, with the tri-motor variant weighing 3125 kilograms.
In line with the Tesla web site, the electrical ute will boast as much as 804km of vary and be capable of obtain a 0-60mph (0-96km/h) time of two.9 seconds.
For context, Ford’s all-electric F-150 Lightning weighs 2885kg with its extended-range battery.
The Tesla Cybertruck reportedly has an general size of 18.6 toes (5669mm), a width excluding aspect mirrors of 79.9 inches (2029mm) and a top of 70.5 inches (1790.7mm) in its medium air-suspension setting.
The ute sits on a 143 inch-long (3632mm) wheelbase.
The Ford F-150 Lightning is offered with a 5.5 foot-long mattress (1676mm) and has an general size of 19.3 toes (5910mm), a width excluding aspect mirrors of 80 inches (2032mm) and a top of 78.3 inches (1988mm). The Lightning sits on a 145.5 inch (3693mm) wheelbase.
The Ford Ranger dual-cab pickup measures 5370mm lengthy, 1918mm vast, and 1884mm tall, with a 3720mm wheelbase. The Raptor is barely longer at 5381mm, wider at 2028mm and taller at 1922mm.
Evaluating the beds (or tubs, for us Aussies) of the Cybertruck versus its rivals, we see the Cybertruck holds its personal.
Its mattress measures 72.8 inches (1849mm) lengthy by 51 inches (1295mm) vast. It’s value noting the mattress of the Cybertruck doesn’t have protruding wheel wells, however does have sloping aspect partitions.
It’s unclear whether or not width was measured on the high or backside of the mattress. Tesla says the ute has a payload of 1587kg.
Compared, the Lightning’s mattress is 5.5ft lengthy, which is roughly 1676mm. The mattress measures 50.6 inches (1285mm) between the arches. Payload for the Lightning with the usual battery is 1013kg
The Ford Ranger’s tub measures 1547mm lengthy and 1584mm vast with 1224mm between the arches – vast sufficient for the standard Euro-size pallet. Payload for the Ranger is as much as 1327 kilograms
The towing capability of the Cybertruck in response to the leaked specs is 4989kg, though Tesla’s web site states it may possibly tow over 6350kg.
For the F-150 Lightning to method the Cybertruck’s spectacular figures, the ‘Max Trailer Tow Package deal’ should be optioned. With the non-compulsory package deal, the Lightning can tow as much as 4535kg.
The Ranger has a most braked towing capability of 3500 kilograms.
Regardless of the vast opening of the Cybertruck’s frunk, the area solely gives roughly 200 litres in capability.
The Lightning can swallow double what the Cybertruck’s frunk can.
In line with the leaked specs and photographs, the Cybertruck appears to supply an alternative choice to Ford’s 80A ‘Professional Energy Onboard’ vehicle-to-load charging system.
The Cybertruck’s mattress options three energy shops. Electrek reviews two of the smaller shops provide 120V, whereas the bigger outlet can provide 220V.
This implies the Cybertruck will a minimum of be capable of match the Lightning’s vehicle-to-load capabilities.
The Lightning with the ‘Professional Energy Onboard’ pack optioned can include as much as 4 120V shops and a 240V outlet.
The Cybertruck has been spied testing in public quite a few instances, with the newest sighting occurring late final month exhibiting the Cybertruck deal with an off-road course.
The ute additionally appeared on the Joe Rogan Expertise podcast, earlier than the host shot an arrow at it. The ute has additionally been shot at with a submachine gun, simply to show how robust it’s.
Nonetheless Tesla CEO Elon Musk has stated beforehand how tough the manufacturing course of is for the stainless steel-bodied Cybertruck – inflicting main manufacturing delays.
He stated Tesla will find yourself producing roughly 250,000 Cybertrucks a yr, however solely in 2025 as manufacturing will ramp up slowly.