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Looking at the US inflation calculator a $70,000 item in 2019 would cost $85,000 but that would not include the FSD which at the time was $7,000, now its $12,000. so, 85K + 12K = 97K which is not far off from FS price of 100K so I don't see what people are complaining about. I understand that 70K cybertruck then proposed a 500 mile range. Well do you really want to be carrying around that big a battery? and the lack of 500 mile range is made up with more superchargers which was a big issue in 2019. (in most cases). I said all that to get to this point, I don't think the price will drop that in a non FS version without giving up some substantial items, like reduced range non FSD. My question now is what is the cost of a fully loaded maxed out ICE truck, GM, Ford, or Ram. My friend told me his new (in Feb) Ram was over $100K.
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The only truck I would have bought over the CT would be Ram TRX - and those are around 110k - 115k mark. Why not get a CT when your in that price range anyway, as soon as all the kinks are worked out it is well worth it in my opinion.
 

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In addition to what you listed, will a "base" cybertruck come with 20" rims, all terrain tires, lifetime connectivity, and the bed hooks, dividers, console tray, and sun shade. The cyberbeast seems to be even more of a deal since you get another layer of tire upgrade, the light bar, a fancier dash material, and a $4000 powershare install credit.
 
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In addition to what you listed, will a "base" cybertruck come with 20" rims, all terrain tires, lifetime connectivity. The cyberbeast seems to be even more of a deal since you get another layer of tire upgrade, the light bar, and the fancier dash material, and a $4000 powershare install credit.
I Agree! Additionally my Y saves about a thousand dollars a year in savings in gasoline costs over the Lexus we had before. wonder what savings the cybertruck would obtain for the average big ass pickup.
 

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I Agree! Additionally my Y saves about a thousand dollars a year in savings in gasoline costs over the Lexus we had before. wonder what savings the cybertruck would obtain for the average big ass pickup.
I'm replacing a truck that gets about 15 hwy, 12 city, I'm looking at probably a $300-400 / month savings on gas vs charging cost. $16 to charge from 0-100% , $80 to fill up the current truck at $3ish per gallon, and gas is already more than that...
 


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I'm replacing a truck that gets about 15 hwy, 12 city, I'm looking at probably a $300-400 / month savings on gas vs charging cost. $16 to charge from 0-100% , $80 to fill up the current truck at $3ish per gallon, and gas is already more than that...
That's reason enough right there.
 
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The only truck I would have bought over the CT would be Ram TRX - and those are around 110k - 115k mark. Why not get a CT when your in that price range anyway, as soon as all the kinks are worked out it is well worth it in my opinion.
Love the TRX. I’m blessed to have the Cyberbeast and TRX. TRX will be my weekend fun!
 

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What’s the inflation cost based on 49,000?
 

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Compare that with the fact i can now buy a model Y at 37k after tax credit.

ct price is in a bubble
 

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Compare that with the fact i can now buy a model Y at 37k after tax credit.

ct price is in a bubble
I don’t really care if the CT price drops 50% (it won’t). I’ve waited long enough and only have so many more years of driving. I want it sooner than later but am happy that they will build thousands more before I get my beast at the end of the year.
 


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Looking at the US inflation calculator a $70,000 item in 2019 would cost $85,000 but that would not include the FSD which at the time was $7,000, now its $12,000. so, 85K + 12K = 97K which is not far off from FS price of 100K so I don't see what people are complaining about. I understand that 70K cybertruck then proposed a 500 mile range. Well do you really want to be carrying around that big a battery? and the lack of 500 mile range is made up with more superchargers which was a big issue in 2019. (in most cases). I said all that to get to this point, I don't think the price will drop that in a non FS version without giving up some substantial items, like reduced range non FSD. My question now is what is the cost of a fully loaded maxed out ICE truck, GM, Ford, or Ram. My friend told me his new (in Feb) Ram was over $100K.
And don't forget that the 500 mile range was ONLY on the CyberBeast. AFAIK, the AWD was 300 miles and Tesla did beat it.

That also suggest that the Beast was anticipated to have something like the Extended battery. And I'm pretty sure that before the year is over, you'll see a truck with extended battery having a published range of 500 miles.
 

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Looking at the US inflation calculator a $70,000 item in 2019 would cost $85,000 but that would not include the FSD which at the time was $7,000, now its $12,000. so, 85K + 12K = 97K which is not far off from FS price of 100K so I don't see what people are complaining about. I understand that 70K cybertruck then proposed a 500 mile range. Well do you really want to be carrying around that big a battery? and the lack of 500 mile range is made up with more superchargers which was a big issue in 2019. (in most cases). I said all that to get to this point, I don't think the price will drop that in a non FS version without giving up some substantial items, like reduced range non FSD. My question now is what is the cost of a fully loaded maxed out ICE truck, GM, Ford, or Ram. My friend told me his new (in Feb) Ram was over $100K.
Also add in 4-wheel steering.
 

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If. If. U look at the technology in this truck, I'm not at all surprised at price.
Watch Sandy dig into front part. Look at rear motors teardown. If u r a techie, not, just look at the engineering in this truck. I've been building cars for 50 years. The engineering is just amazing. So cost is justified
 
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Exactly! when listning out the reasons for cybertruck I only listed those tangibles that people could understand. But fully, the biggest part of my enthusiasm is the engineering in this truck.
 

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I'm replacing a truck that gets about 15 hwy, 12 city, I'm looking at probably a $300-400 / month savings on gas vs charging cost. $16 to charge from 0-100% , $80 to fill up the current truck at $3ish per gallon, and gas is already more than that...
Of my reasons for buying a Cybertruck, "saving money" was not one of them :LOL:
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