Tesla Pick-up 'Cyberpunk Truck' To Outperfrom Porsche 911 Carrera Says Musk

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The Tesla Cyberpunk Truck will be faster than the Porsche 911 Carerra if the latest details about the highly anticipated hybrid pick-up truck are to be believed. The $50,000 crossover vehicle is expected to get an official launch in the Summer of this year. The production of Tesla's semi-truck is most likely to start by the end of 2020.

The Tesla Cyberpunk Truck is the company's answer to the F-150 of the automobile giant Ford. Referred to as cyberpunk truck by Elon Musk because of its futuristic design, the CEO recently made a bold claim that the upcoming hybrid truck will have a better performance than the Porsche 911 Carerra. Looking at the specs of the 911 Carrera, its base model is capable of covering 0 to 62 in just a matter of 4.2 seconds.

Musk's claim underlines the reality that we have certainly reached the era where a pick-up truck is being compared to a sports car. The CEO, when asked about the details of the Cyberpunk Truck described it as one of the coolest vehicles he has seen. He added that it will not be the typical looking pick-up truck that runs on electricity.

Meanwhile, Elon Musk appeared to be revealing some clues on the products that his company is going to prioritize when it comes to product launch and production. Prior to the Tesla Cyberpunk Truck, the CEO disclosed that the company is going to work on the production of Tesla Model Y. This is Tesla's very own version of a crossover SUV, which will get more priority after the production of Model 3.

The Tesla Model 3 sedan is one of the best-selling electric luxury cars in 2018. It maintains its position as the leader in the industry amidst several issues in the supply and demand. The ability of the company to launch new vehicles will be based on the capacity of the company to produce its batteries. The CEO shared that until they solved this issue, Tesla will stick with its simple fleet plan.

The Tesla Cyberpunk Pick-Up is gaining traction from Tesla enthusiasts as well as from the auto industry. Musk's vague statements about the details of the upcoming truck add to the hype and anticipation. So, until the company officially reveals the specs of the upcoming hybrid truck, we will have to settle with Elon Musk's description that the truck will not feel out of place in a "Blade Runner" movie.

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