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My hope is that the CyberTruck will be a great platform for anything from the Baja 500, to running the King of the Hammers. Would I think it would win either, stone stock - no. But, I sincerely hope it will run them. That's my wish. I hope that computer damped suspension will allow for infinite precision, and a built in variability that can be programmed on the fly through menus on the tablet. Then, my hope is the suspension and drive components are hardcore - able to take a beating, and come out good. I want to piss a Raptor owner off, rocking their world in my stock CT.

Build it strong for off road, and it will crawl a mall with the best of them. peace





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My hope is that the CyberTruck will be a great platform for anything from the Baja 500, to running the King of the Hammers. Would I think it would win either, stone stock - no. But, I sincerely hope it will run them. That's my wish. I hope that computer damped suspension will allow for infinite precision, and a built in variability that can be programmed on the fly through menus on the tablet. Then, my hope is the suspension and drive components are hardcore - able to take a beating, and come out good. I want to piss a Raptor owner off, rocking their world in my stock CT.

Build it strong for off road, and it will crawl a mall with the best of them. peace
Don't forget the race ready Bronco's 4400 and 4600
 

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For many, this would qualify as off road. I've only been in slightly worse. Maybe more of an incline, and add more water.

I need to look up the picture... My Dodge 3500 4x4, lifted with mud tires, managed to get stuck on a soaked colache road. Once the tires got caked with mud there was no steering. We had two ATVs on the front to jerk the truck in the direction we needed it to go.

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That looks more like my driveway except lack of fir trees, not muddy and has gravel
 

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Don't forget the race ready Bronco's 4400 and 4600
Bronco's Race Ready is a ploy to make people think they are getting an Ultra 4, but not. All the legacy auto manufacturers do is promise and underdeliver, for years. This is why I said my hope is that Elon overdelivers. It could happen - not 100% likely, but that's why I said I hope, and that's my wish. The Dodge version of the Raptor is what it is. All better than their "ok" normal truck lines. You know what? Elon is bringing 1 truck. Not a line, various builds, multiple choices, so he can overcharge you 25 times. Legacy manufacturers have screwed people enough over too many years. Elon's here and he's bringing the goods. peace
 

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This is my idea of going off road:
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And I believe that the cybertruck will be superlative at it.
That boulder incline will not happen in a production CT. Breakover will hang it up. Wheel travel is not going to be what you think just beacause 16” ground clearance it does not follow that the suspension will have 36” wheel travel like a rock crawler.

@parapyropig Pls report back with pictures of your CT on this rock climb of yours. Include the rear suspension/motors ripped out from under your CT on one of these boulders. Bonus points if your battery skid sets the CT afire from being torn through.

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I can’t wait to go play in the sand with it. Hope it will work as a recovery rig if I get into trouble with the Jeep.

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I suspect you will need the Jeep to pull out the CT. At least in beach sand, AWD never works well, I see several AWD vehicles stuck every time I go out. Yes, I know 4wd vehicles can get stuck too, but I see it much less frequently. Very curious/concerned out the 2 motor version will perform in soft sand/beach (I'm sure it will be great on harder off-road surfaces!).
 

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I suspect you will need the Jeep to pull out the CT. At least in beach sand, AWD never works well...
That has nothing to do with 'AWD' and everything to do with a traction system that doesn't expect the road to be able to be dug out from it and an overconfident driver. Mostly the latter.

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I suspect you will need the Jeep to pull out the CT. At least in beach sand, AWD never works well, I see several AWD vehicles stuck every time I go out.
I think that depends on the vehicle. My friends 2016 Honda Pilot was a beast on the sand dunes. Put it in Sand Mode of the AWD system and it not only didn't get stuck. But also pulled a stuck GMC Yukon XL 2500 that was stuck.
Soo... that was an eye opener for me...
 

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I suspect you will need the Jeep to pull out the CT. At least in beach sand, AWD never works well, I see several AWD vehicles stuck every time I go out. Yes, I know 4wd vehicles can get stuck too, but I see it much less frequently. Very curious/concerned out the 2 motor version will perform in soft sand/beach (I'm sure it will be great on harder off-road surfaces!).
My ‘03 Rubicon was best 4x4. But not a Daily Driver.

AWD can be quite capable and tire inflation is onboard so expect a few CT will laern what an air compressor is good for the hard way.
 

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