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  1. 'Bulletproof' secret to Cybertruck windows revealed in Tesla Armor Glass patent

    You’re correct that he did not say that on stage. However, Motor Trend met with him and Franz behind the scenes at the design studio in September 2019. That was 8 weeks prior to the November unveil, as stated in their other article. I have no way to verify if he actually said that to the...
  2. 'Bulletproof' secret to Cybertruck windows revealed in Tesla Armor Glass patent

    According to Motor Trend, Elon said the windshield could stop a 9mm round. I think this is likely due to its angle. From Motor Trend: ”Apparently, the Cybertruck may also have a bulletproof windshield. Tesla chief Elon Musk says the laminated windshield, which appears to be completely flat...
  3. Video: Cybertruck Lowered Rear Air Suspension and Drops Tailgate Ramp @ Giga Texas

    The rendering has a flat ramp, so it‘s possible the production version will as well.
  4. Elon Reconfirms Production Cybertruck Will be Around 3% Smaller. Factory Delivery / Pick Up Will Be Available!

    I think the size reduction is from 84 inches to something closer to 80-82 inches. The prototype was larger than the numbers on display at the event. It might have been longer as well. Some people think it was closer to 240 inches in length. Here’s the tweet where Elon stated that the prototype...
  5. Cybertruck Crash Test Predictions

    I've been wondering how the Cybertruck's unique front end design will be engineered to crumple at high speeds. In low speed collisions I imagine just the shorter hood area will crumple. The Cybertruck's front end is similar in length to ICE pickups, but the A-pillar encompasses where the back...
  6. Name your top 5 reasons why you pre-ordered a Cybertruck

    1. Badass 2. Electric Powertrain - This allows for instant torque, throttle response, and torque vectoring with smooth but insane acceleration that feels like a sci-fi movie. Also it’s a truck that can have near zero emissions if mostly using solar. The cost advantage of electric coupled with...
  7. First look at Tesla’s new battery cell produced in-house with Roadrunner

    I remember reading an electrek article that cited anonymous sources connected to Tesla stating that whole new production lines were stealthily being built for the “palladium” S and X platforms. I’m only speculating but perhaps one reason that Elon decided to delay battery day until September...
  8. New Members Welcome Area!

    Hi all! I'm a new member from California hoping to one day own a Cybertruck. I'm a fervent car enthusiast who loves to drive and work on cars. That being said, I no longer find myself getting as excited for new vehicle unveilings (ICE or BEV) as I am about the Cybertruck. Originally I had some...


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