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Cybertruck gets 11,000 lbs tow rating / 2,500 lbs payload (official) + "shatter-resistant glass"

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Musk advertised the glass as "bulletproof" but then a hand-thrown ball destroyed it.

So now that it's downgraded to "shatter-resistant", merely breathing on it will break it.

Silly Elon has no idea what his companies are actually producing. But he loves to talk.
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And how are they still getting away saying it has an exoskeleton? I guess if they consider any outer layer an "exoskeleton", then it works :rolleyes:
Well, technically they wrote "exosekelton" on their own ad. It's not an exoskeleton, it's an exosekelton, which is an external sekelton (obviously).
 

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again.. HOW THE HELL MUCH IS IT?
 

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Well, technically they wrote "exosekelton" on their own ad. It's not an exoskeleton, it's an exosekelton, which is an external sekelton (obviously).
Wait - these guys come with it?
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Isn't there something out there where Elon claimed "near infinite towing capability"? Does that mean that my R1T has near infinite towing capability? I kinda always thought that 11,000 lbs was a long way from infinity. I guess not in Elon's world.
 

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Isn't there something out there where Elon claimed "near infinite towing capability"? Does that mean that my R1T has near infinite towing capability? I kinda always thought that 11,000 lbs was a long way from infinity. I guess not in Elon's world.
Elon said "the CT can pull almost infinite mass" which is very different from "near infinite towing capability". The ISS has an approximate mass of approximately 1,000,000lbs, but in zero gravity it has no weight.. so in theory the CT could tow the ISS out in space it it could somehow get traction. It was a ridiculous claim, but technically somewhat accurate in the same way you do physics problems in high school science class.
 

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Elon said "the CT can pull almost infinite mass" which is very different from "near infinite towing capability". The ISS has an approximate mass of approximately 1,000,000lbs, but in zero gravity it has no weight.. so in theory the CT could tow the ISS out in space it it could somehow get traction. It was a ridiculous claim, but technically somewhat accurate in the same way you do physics problems in high school science class.
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Isn't there something out there where Elon claimed "near infinite towing capability"? Does that mean that my R1T has near infinite towing capability? I kinda always thought that 11,000 lbs was a long way from infinity. I guess not in Elon's world.
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We will all find out next Thursday during the livestream event.
I’m not convinced we will actually get that much more info next week!
 

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Tesla is starting to deploy CT at their showrooms. Supposedly, there is one at UTC Tesla store in La Jolla.

It so tough they need to rope it off so no one touches it.
 

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It so tough they need to rope it off so no one touches it.
It's all about the smudges. If anyone touches it, it will look crap.

Reminds me of trying to get fingerprints off a stainless fridge. Before they started coating them with poly, you'd have to clean the entire thing to get it to look consistent again, or just give up.
 

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