On the heels of Elon Musk unveiling the Tesla all-electric semi-truck and a second-generation Roadster in November, Musk took to Twitter right this moment to ask his followers how Tesla can additional enhance.
In response to somebody who requested a Tesla pickup truck, Musk stated, “I promise that we will make a pickup truck right after Model Y. Have had the core design/engineering elements in my mind for almost 5 years. Am dying to build it.”
By way of dimension, Musk stated it will be corresponding to Ford’s F-150 whole dimension, however “maybe slightly bigger to account for a really gamechanging (I think) feature I’d like to add.”
This isn’t too shocking provided that Musk stated earlier this yr Tesla deliberate to point out off an electrical pickup someday throughout the subsequent couple of years. Then, at Tesla’s massive semi-truck unveiling in November, Musk revealed a picture of an electrical pickup truck, which was based mostly on the structure of the semi-truck. And in Musk’s “Master Plan, Part Deux” in 2016, he described Tesla’s plans to create “a new kind of pickup truck.”
The one trace now we have round timing is that Tesla would begin making the pickup truck proper after Mannequin Y, which Tesla has but to unveil. The Mannequin Y is a crossover/small SUV automobile that’s reportedly within the extra superior phases of improvement. Tesla expects to launch the Mannequin Y by 2020.
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