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Tesla reveals Cybertruck pick-up

Tesla has revealed a concept version of its long-awaited pick-up, the Cybertruck.

According to the American electric vehicle manufacturer, the model is designed to have the utility of a truck and the performance of a sports car and Elon Musk said the body is resistant to damage from multiple implements, including 9mm rounds.

Tesla said it will come in variants: Single Motor Rear-Wheel Drive, Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive, and Tri Motor All-Wheel Drive.

According to Tesla’s design configurator, the entry-level model is cable of delivering a 250 mile range and a towing capacity of 3.4 tonnes. This rises to 300 miles and 4.5 tonnes in the dual motor model and 500 miles/6.3 tonnes in the tri motor.

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Tesla added the model has a payload of up to 1.5-tonnes and it has 100 cubic feet of exterior, lockable storage including the vault, frunk, and sail pillars, while the firm added it will be able to seat six adults.

Tesla said the truck rides on air suspension giving it up to four-inches of adjustability for off-roading.

Prices for the vehicle have not been announced at this stage, but reports suggest the model will be priced from £30,000. The company is taking pre-orders now, with customers invited to pay a £100 refundable deposit ahead of production starting in late 2021.