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View Poll Results: What do you think of the design of the new Tesla Cybertruck?
That is the ugliest thing I have ever seen. I would never buy it. 8 53.33%
Oh my god, take it away, make it go away! My eyes are bleeding! It's hideous! 7 46.67%
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Old 22.11.2019, 09:35
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Tesla's CYBERTRK

Well, it's been launched. Last night, Elon Musk presented Tesla's newest contribution to the motoring world, the Cybertruck (along with an electric quad bike).

Putting aside the mechanical and performance specs, what do you think of the design? Has Musk gone musty, or is this a market-disrupting triumph? Let's have your opinion, and as with all good elections, remember to vote early and vote often!



I'm not kidding. That really is the finished design.

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Old 22.11.2019, 09:43
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Bold, futuristic, simple design: I like it.
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Old 22.11.2019, 09:53
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Re: Tesla's CYBERTRK

Flashes of the Tron film come into mind.
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Old 22.11.2019, 09:58
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Re: Tesla's CYBERTRK

When I heard it was all angular and retro futuristic I was interested, when it turns out they meant trying to design a car for a early 90's driving game I was unimpressed.

The one thing I like is the way they're able to divide the windows into small pieces that you could pick up with a dustpan.
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The one thing I like is the way they're able to divide the windows into small pieces that you could pick up with a dustpan.
Yes, distinctly innovative. I bet Musk loved that moment. Usually, on-stage glitches like that are the exclusive domain of tech compan... oh. Wait.
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Old 22.11.2019, 10:09
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Is it built by Lego?

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Old 22.11.2019, 10:34
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When I ask my eight-year old to draw a car - that's the kind of thing he comes up with.
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Old 22.11.2019, 11:02
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When I ask my eight-year old to draw a car - that's the kind of thing he comes up with.
Does your kid draw with a ruler?
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Old 22.11.2019, 11:16
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Uglyness redefined.

(Are such sharp corners even road legal in Europe as for safety for others)
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Old 22.11.2019, 11:45
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(Are such sharp corners even road legal in Europe as for safety for others)
It might be historically, but the USA has had far stricter low speed collision rules than over this side. I remember seeing a comparison of euro spec cars vs US cars and they mention that super car collectors value the euro specs more due to their tighter, neater bumpers.
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It might be historically, but the USA has had far stricter low speed collision rules than over this side. I remember seeing a comparison of euro spec cars vs US cars and they mention that super car collectors value the euro specs more due to their tighter, neater bumpers.
That rule only applied from 1973 to 1982 - US rules specified that they had to survive a 5mph crash. Lead to some really ugly US spec cars at the time.

Euro specs are concerned with damage to pedestrians and not cars and I suspect could easily be an issue here.
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Just don't chuck anything at the "armoured glass"
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Old 22.11.2019, 12:55
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This variant looks a bit more acceptable. I could probably trade off stares of horror for a 0–100-in-the-blink-of-an-eye tent.

No need for a messy, smoky fire, either; just plug your portable stove and kettle in.

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Not once, but twice. They had another go at the rear window, with the same result. Guess what the #1 favourite activity of kids who spot a Cybertruck parked on the street is going to be..
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Not once, but twice. They had another go at the rear window, with the same result. Guess what the #1 favourite activity of kids who spot a Cybertruck parked on the street is going to be..
Recoiling in horror?
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Old 22.11.2019, 14:19
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Re: Tesla's CYBERTRK

The US market for pickup trucks is massive - something like 250,000 a month!

So Tesla have to be tempted to this segment. But I doubt we will see the Cybertrk in Europe. Maybe it looks better in the flesh, but images so far are like something out of Thunderbirds...

EDIT: sorry the vehicle design in Thunderbirds is better.
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Dumb. It just needs a bit of camo paint and and a couple of maschine guns on top. Its obvious where the dumb Musk has copied it from.
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It's supposed to seat 6 people. I can only hope those in the back are very small, otherwise they'll hit their heads on the roof. DeLorean vibes for the Beeb with the design.

Never understand why Americans buy so many pickup trucks in the first place. Most don't need them.
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Never understand why Americans buy so many pickup trucks in the first place.
Do you want a dead deer, bear or ex in your backseat?

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Old 22.11.2019, 19:25
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