My reading was that the 4680 wouldn’t even be ready for the y. They will start the y with normal frame and 2170 batteries. After they get the 4680’s ready they will work on the structural battery pack. After that is working smoothly for the y they will start on the cybertruck.
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I think the high energy anode and cathode development will be the holdup for the cybertruck and the plaid + and the roadster. I think they are ok on the 4680 form factor for the lower energy density cells.
I don’t know how Valuable it would be as a test vehicle unless they can simulate the rear casting. Musk said if we are lucky some might roll out by the end of the year. 4680 production is by no means certain either.