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I have about as much use for that car with it's totally fake lowered stance as I would have use for a fighter jet. C'mon ... it's a half inch from the ground ... that's got to have airbag suspension or something .. it simply cannot be driven on public roads like that...
Ummmmm... :rolleyes:

You're looking at the shortest ride height, front and rear, of any production supercar, and it's quite a bit more than .5"... 95mm/105mm to be exact. You're right about one thing... practical it ain't. Then again, who gives a shit about practicality when you get to tool around in something like this.
 

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'Francis' - clever. Sorry, my interwebs humour/sarcasm detector hasn't been updated in a while.
 

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Ummmmm... :rolleyes:

You're looking at the shortest ride height, front and rear, of any production supercar, and it's quite a bit more than .5"... 95mm/105mm to be exact. You're right about one thing... practical it ain't. Then again, who gives a shit about practicality when you get to tool around in something like this.
half inch .. whatever ... one look at that thing tells you that the first time you try to pull up into a driveway or into a parking lot with an ~up-curb~ that $10k nose piece is going to be trashed. Don't even think about pulling up against a parking block. Remember, someone here has compared this ~rich boy's toy~ to a PICKUP TRUCK for fux sake!!! Which is like comparing a 12ga to an ICBM ... two completely different things that really don't warrant comparison. Somehow, it's been asserted that the rich boy's toy is "better" because it's prettier. I need to dig a hole ... hmmm let's see ... do I pick a shovel? .... or a supermodel in an evening gown and 6 inch stiletto heels and a $500 hair do?

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I'm gettin boaf of dos. Shovel given to the supermodel, dig beeyotch, dig!
 

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I just smoked a small joint, and here's my opinion. :) I think it's perhaps not a truck for "consumers" but a truck for fleets? I can see it being super popular with police forces and small governments. With it's huge slab sides, you can paint POLICE real large, I'm sure you can configure all sorts of additional add on apparatus. This being the raw "core" of an industrial electric small cargo vehicle.

They already work lots of deals with the USGov and Space X. Perhaps this is one of his plays to make Tesla a profitable automotive company? Elon Musk isn't an idiot, he knows this looks stupid. The question is why doesn't he care? There is a clear asthetic to the rest of the Tesla line which this truck totally obliterates. Why?

That's why I think it's a move to sell a vehicle to an entity that doesn't buy 1 at a time, but 10000 at a time, fleets.
 

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That Lambo is indeed spectacular, nobody will buy that for any practical reason, but is it only I that sees the resemblance with the Cybertruck, sure, sure, the Lambo got some curves (courtesy of some sexist Italian male no doubt), other than that it is the Cybertruck with a thousand wings stuck to it at different angles and dropped to 0.393 inch.

Anybody see the resemblance between the Cybertruck and this

and this

and this


The terrifying thing about Elon and his truck is that he may actually be onto something big.

It seems that two decades into the new millennium designers are seriously looking for direction, a "design for a new era", there are new influences on design, renewable/sustainable energy, the GREEN thing, that needs to be reflected in this design, just fitting an electric motor and a battery to an old design automobile does not reflect the future, something new, something different is needed. (.....), the Cybertruck may just be that something new, it sure is different (in a ADHD living in moms basement Graduate of Woman's Studies kinda way different).

(.....) that part cut out, decided to spare yous the whole "political socialist agenda and its influence on design" in all this.
 

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I dont see how military radar concerns would be in the slightest way aplicable to this stupid childish truck design, but it's clear that Elon has his finger on the pulse of the easily brainwashed masses of today and he knows how to manipulate a good portion of the population. Yeah - down with toxic masculinity, long live the neutral gendered kindergarten people!!!
 

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I can see it being super popular with police forces and small governments.
That actually makes the most sense since, in its current form, it is about as useless can be. It is neither useful as a cargo/delivery vehicle nor as an actual pickup truck. The stuff you need to move is unreachable from the sides and essentially so, from the rear as well. Honda really upped the ante in this regard with the first Ridgeline. Tesla has managed to take the current 'our truck is bigger and taller than your truck' idiocy to the next level. Anyway, for wasting taxpayer money, this would be the clear winner in the delivery/transport category.
 

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Exactly. Looks pretty functional. and most pickem-ups I see on the streets are just wannabe cowboy cadillacs - witness the 4' bed, 4-door, low-profile tired truck phenom. with those angles, at least the muskotruck looks like it could make good use of a stealth coating.
 

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I just smoked a small joint, and here's my opinion. :) I think it's perhaps not a truck for "consumers" but a truck for fleets? I can see it being super popular with police forces and small governments. With it's huge slab sides, you can paint POLICE real large, I'm sure you can configure all sorts of additional add on apparatus. This being the raw "core" of an industrial electric small cargo vehicle.
Good rational (and great stoned rational)...BUT, here's my counterargument.

If the general population doesn't adopt it, neither will the civilian police. Other than cost, there is a reason cops drive Crown Vics and Explorers. If the police are driving around in vehicles that are not perceived to be within the boundaries of the current societal norm, it gives off a 'totalitarian police state vibe'. The abnormality of this design exacerbates this by orders of magnitude.
 

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Fuck me we are all a bunch of men and women banging on about practicalities of vehicles. We nearly all ride high end overpriced, questionally reliable, track focused (some) italian motorcycles. Not one of us looked for the pages in the brochure that noted all the sensible things about our bikes.
If I had the cash I would own the Lambo and the Tesla.

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