28th July 2019 by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk was recently asked on Twitter when the Tesla pickup truck is unveiled. "We're close, but the magic is in the last detail, maybe 2 to 3 months," Musk replied, building in a slight offset for the "Elon period" suggests the unveiling should take place before the end of October. Confirmed musk-watchers could, however, move the date closer to the end of this year.
We are close, but the magic is in the last detail, maybe 2 to 3 months.
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Musk has previously given some very broad references to the Tesla pickup and claims he'll look a nervous Blade Runner that not everyone can address led to endless speculation in social media.
Musk has also hinted that it's "better than an F-150" with a range of up to 500 miles and the ability to tow up to 300,000 pounds may seem like a bit On the other hand, Ford last week released a video showing the prototype of an electric pickup pulling a train weighing more than 1 million pounds, so anything is possible.
The all-electric pickup is What could really make the difference for electric vehicles, especially in the US, where the pickup has replaced the apple pie as a symbol of America.
Musk has suggested that the Tesla pickup will start at under $ 50,000, which is important. These giant pickups, in love with America, sell between $ 40,000 and $ 100,000. So the Tesla offer is competing with vehicles that cost about the same money. In many cases, the Tesla can even be sold for less than its competitors with gasoline and diesel engine.
The aforementioned Ford video was enthusiastically received by my friend driving a Ford F-150, with which he tows his caravan up and down the east coast. When he took it with me in my LEAF, he got a touch of pleasure in the instant torque that comes from electric motors. However, when he saw something resembling the vehicle parked in his driveway, which carried more than a million pounds, he caught his interest.
A few days ago, he and his wife charged me with questions about owning and driving an electric vehicle, how long it takes to be charged, where chargers are located and what it costs, an electric vehicle to keep charged. A year ago, this conversation would not have come about.
The Tesla pickup – whatever it is called – is aimed directly at the US new car market. It could easily be the car that finally upsets the thinking of American drivers and makes established automakers stay afloat. Electric pick-ups could well mark the turning point at which electric vehicles are establishing themselves and dominating the automotive market.