In the world of electric vehicles, Tesla’s Cybertruck has been a hot topic of discussion since its debut in late 2019. One of the most debated aspects of this revolutionary all-electric pickup has been its safety, with Tesla advocates defending its robust construction and critics expressing concerns about its steel frame. Now, a recent development in the form of a crash test has shed light on the Cybertruck’s performance in a rollover scenario.
Tesla Cybertruck Spotted Post Rollover Test
For months, Tesla had been teasing the Cybertruck’s crash tests, even playfully incorporating it into an April Fools’ joke. However, a recent video has provided concrete evidence of the truck undergoing rigorous testing. The video featured a Cybertruck on the back of a trailer, with two vehicles in transit, one concealed and the other exposed for a close inspection. What immediately caught the attention of electric vehicle enthusiasts was a sticker affixed to the exposed Cybertruck, clearly indicating a “Cybertruck Ditch Rollover” test had been conducted. While the exterior of the all-electric truck did show some signs of damage, including loose trim, a disheveled bed, cracked windows, and a crushed roof, it did not appear to be totaled by any means. The true testament to the Cybertruck’s resilience was witnessed within the cabin.
The video showcased that despite the rollover test, the vehicle’s interior remained predominantly intact. Even the recently teased rear display appeared undamaged, and the seats, while having deployed airbags, were largely unharmed. This revelation about the Cybertruck’s crash performance has significant implications for both Tesla enthusiasts and critics alike. Those who championed Tesla’s commitment to vehicle safety seem to have a compelling argument. Tesla has consistently demonstrated excellence in crash tests across its vehicle lineup, and this glimpse into the Cybertruck’s durability suggests it will be no exception.
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As Safe As Other Tesla EVs
Cybertruck’s ability to withstand a rollover crash adds weight to the belief that it will meet or exceed the high safety standards set by Tesla’s existing electric cars. Despite the occasional critique of panel alignment in Tesla’s vehicles, their unwavering dedication to safety remains undeniable, reaffirming the public’s confidence in the electric vehicle pioneer. As the Cybertruck inches closer to production, this successful crash test will likely provide a boost of confidence for potential buyers who prioritize safety alongside innovation in their choice of electric pickup trucks. Tesla has once again demonstrated its commitment to pushing the boundaries of electric vehicle safety, setting a high bar for the industry to follow.
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