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They write in the description for it “EVERY DETAIL, CURVE AND SURFACE IS REPLICATED FROM THE SAME 3D CAD DATA USED TO MANUFACTURE ACTUAL CYBERTRUCK VEHICLES.”

Yet it has a yoke steering wheel that’s not the production model wheel, the OG truck bed where the right and left sides were angled 45 degrees as well as one continuous rear light bar on the tailgate, stainless steel lined bed, it has no side mirrors and other things that make it closer to the OG truck and not the production model.

It’s like they cheaped out, used existing molds from China which have been making these models for years now, updated small things like not having door handle indents on the doors and sold it for $225.

I expect more/better from a Tesla sold die cast model especially for $225.
 

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They write in the description for it “EVERY DETAIL, CURVE AND SURFACE IS REPLICATED FROM THE SAME 3D CAD DATA USED TO MANUFACTURE ACTUAL CYBERTRUCK VEHICLES.”

Yet it has a yoke steering wheel that’s not the production model wheel, the OG truck bed where the right and left sides were angled 45 degrees as well as one continuous rear light bar on the tailgate, stainless steel lined bed, it has no side mirrors and other things that make it closer to the OG truck and not the production model.

It’s like they cheaped out, used existing molds from China which have been making these models for years now, updated small things like not having door handle indents on the doors and sold it for $225.

I expect more/better from a Tesla sold die cast model especially for $225.
While Tesla missed their 2019 features goals, for and shockingly60% increase in price, THIS LACK OF AUTHENTICITY MUST NOT BE TOLERATED! RISE UP EVERYONE!

Ahem*, I am done.
 


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Well.....

If you paid 20% down and financed it over 7 years at Tesla's best interest rate for lowest risk borrowers, you could probably afford the 27 cents monthly payment, which might be difficult if it was the more accurate 1:1 scale model you can find in the showrooms...
 

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While Tesla missed their 2019 features goals, for and shockingly60% increase in price, THIS LACK OF AUTHENTICITY MUST NOT BE TOLERATED! RISE UP EVERYONE!

Ahem*, I am done.
Yeah, but I sure do love that beautiful Stainless Steel bed, too bad the real truck isn't as nice. :ROFLMAO:
 

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Yeah, but I sure do love that beautiful Stainless Steel bed, too bad the real truck isn't as nice. :ROFLMAO:
I am curious of the SS bed still exists under the production truck bed liner.
 


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No, the plastic truck bed bolts directly to the rear Gigacast
Solid plastic? If so, I wonder how that will hold up under the abrasion, heavy loads, puncturing impacts, UV and other damaging effects over its lifetime? How about replacement of the bed, possible? A DIY job?
 

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It appears to be the outdated original prototype, without the oval steering wheel and without the lined vault. Almost fell for it.

If it's $225 dollars for a foot long replica, then it needs to be totally accurate and up to date.

- ÆCIII
 

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It appears to be the outdated original prototype, without the oval steering wheel and without the lined vault. Almost fell for it.

If it's $225 dollars for a foot long replica, then it needs to be totally accurate and up to date.

- ÆCIII
True, this is the 2019 demo model, but I suspect that Tesla will discontinue this in favor of the final production model just released in the near future (perhaps as soon as these sell out). In which case this might become a collectors item...
 

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Everyone who's had a reservation since 2019 should get one of these, free. Whether we cancel or not. Wouldn't hurt the bottom line and the gesture would ease Elon's guilty conscience.
 

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They write in the description for it “EVERY DETAIL, CURVE AND SURFACE IS REPLICATED FROM THE SAME 3D CAD DATA USED TO MANUFACTURE ACTUAL CYBERTRUCK VEHICLES.”

I expect more/better from a Tesla sold die cast model especially for $225.
You shouldn’t.

This is a $225 cash grab. Even for Tesla this is shameless! 🤣
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