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Elon Musk has just updated that that the Cybertruck will remain the concept's size, reversing his recent statement that it will be reduced by around 3% in size for production.

He also announced that Tesla will probably do a separate smaller Cybertruck model at some point! The booming mid-size pickup space has been put on notice ;)

See Musk’s tweet below.

I watched Elon riding in the Cybertruck with Jay and he said he was reducing the size by 5%, not the original 3%. Now I’m totally confused if he’s leaving the concept size. He said on that piece that he wanted it to be able to fit in a garage.
 
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I watched Elon riding in the Cybertruck with Jay and he said he was reducing the size by 5%, not the original 3%. Now I’m totally confused if he’s leaving the concept size. He said on that piece that he wanted it to be able to fit in a garage.
The Jay Leno feature was filmed months ago, making the 5% statement earlier than the 3% statement. His latest statement about no change in size is from today.
 

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FINE BY ME!
3% bigger or smaller is so little. just keep it bigger and make another actual smaller truck (like 20% smaller,random guess not calculated at all) seems to be the best option. all around
 

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All I can say is thank you Elon for not messing with the concepts dimensions. It’s perfect!!! I am curious though if the window sills and center line will be changed from the concept.

A Ford Raptor is 86.3“ wide without mirrors and the CT concept is 79.8“ wide which is no accident. Tesla avoids the expense of installing running lights and associated wiring that vehicles over 80” require like the Raptor per the government mandate.
As a reference the Model S is 77.3" and the Model X is 78.8" wide, both without mirrors. Not a whole lot of difference.
 

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Unfortunately I will be cancelling my order (I was very high up in the numbers anyway since I didn't place the order until Musk announced he would be shrinking the truck by 3%). I wanted the truck not only as transportation but also as an energy storage device so fitting in my standard size garage was a requirement. Needless to say I'm not very happy. Wish all of you guys the best; have no regrets because it gave me a chance to learn from all of you. Happy trails.
 

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Unfortunately I will be cancelling my order (I was very high up in the numbers anyway since I didn't place the order until Musk announced he would be shrinking the truck by 3%). I wanted the truck not only as transportation but also as an energy storage device so fitting in my standard size garage was a requirement. Needless to say I'm not very happy. Wish all of you guys the best; have no regrets because it gave me a chance to learn from all of you. Happy trails.
get a different house!
 

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Looks like I will have to cut the safety post out of my garage. I’m a little disappointed that it’s not smaller but oh well.

Any mention about the change to the center line? Is that idea scrapped too?
 
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