Cybertruck V2 Range 500-640 Confirmed Possible - Battery Compartment Space

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Not a waste if it is for a planned future feature, in this case bigger battery capacity.
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Disappointing for sure. I ordered my FS beast in early January but also have a confirmed Silverado EV RST order (440 mi range for $96k). I’m only going to buy one of them. I may pass on the CT (and lose my 1K deposit) and go with the Silverado EV. Rationale: Tesla will surely fill the rest of that pack space with later models, significantly diminishing the value of early CT units.
Why would Tesla do that? I don't think that "upsetting the customers" would be a design goal.
 

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Given the rapid expansion of Tesla's Supercharger network in the 4+ years since 11/2019 Cyertruck event, and benefits of 4680 yet to be achieved as discussed in Battery Day event, I am in the "highly doubtful" camp for a significant increase in battery cell count in the Cybertruck--anytime soon.

Expanded Supercharger network and V4 charging hardware can accomplish some of what more batteries can. Ignores towing.....

Driving dynamics, tire wear, braking, etc. will suffer significantly with a doubling of battery pack weight. Adding an additional approx 1,600 pounds of battery cells would require a significant re-engineering of the Cybertruck--to the point the current iteration would be known as "Cybertruck Light" or "mini."

I'm all for more range....given it comes from engineering as discussed during Battery Day.
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Interesting, Elon is against adding “dumb range” via batteries - I wonder if the battery pack is actually “structural” in a half full state.
 

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Interesting, Elon is against adding “dumb range” via batteries - I wonder if the battery pack is actually “structural” in a half full state.
Everyone was applauding back when Elon's presentation was for 500+ miles and he was 'selling' that. Superfans turn on a dime to back whatever Tesla/Elon says currently. It is funny/odd/sad.

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Be careful what you ask for. Current generation batteries are heavy AF. If you put in too many you end up with this 4.5 ton monster.


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Then everyone will start complaining about charging times, tire wear, suspension issues and more. I'm all for adding lightness for those of us who don't need the extra mass and capacity.

BTW, this discovery might imply that the "range extender" option does NOT mount in the truck bed. Maybe, just maybe, it will mount into the existing extra space and Tesla wasn't ready to give this tidbit away.
This is what I'm thinking/hoping. Elon would have serious integrity issues if he shoves an extra $16K battery pack in the bed, and then later puts them where they were always planned for it. That would seriously piss me off.
 

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I think you're going to be disappointed if you think non-FS Cybertrucks are going to come with additional batteries. I don't think we'll be seeing Cybertrucks with bigger battery packs/more range any time soon.
Agreed.
And IF, if Tesla adds more batteries in the future, it won't be cheap. The "Long Range" option will be expensive.
 

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Didn't he say in the video it wasn't high enough for another row of 4680's? Perhaps Tesla is working on a taller cell?
 


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Well now all those “Shareholders” can relax with sales dropping.

Inside plan: Sell V1 for $100k-$120k to inpatient people with half the batteries and range. And then 2025-2026 sell the original 2019 500 mile CT for $150k-$200k?!

Like selling the Model Y rear wheel drive at release, then adjusting price when the ER Duel came out. Brilliant!!! Then when demand drops so does the price.

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Everyone was applauding back when Elon's presentation was for 500+ miles and he was 'selling' that. Superfans turn on a dime to back whatever Tesla/Elon says currently. It is funny/odd/sad.

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No, the Superfans don't necessarily turn on a dime to support Elon. Many can understand reality and why decisions have to be made.

How many public prototypes actually make it to production? How many make it to production with the initial specifications? I dare say that it is 0.

I don't think that the applause was for a single number on the chart, it was the totality of the vehicle.

But reality exists, things didn't work out as planned. Get over it. Time to move on. It's 2024.
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