Musk touts 146,000 orders for Tesla’s electrical pickup truck
LOS ANGELES — Elon Musk says Tesla has obtained almost 150,000 orders for its new electrical pickup truck for the reason that automaker revealed the futuristic automobile earlier this week to combined critiques.
The Tesla CEO tweeted Saturday that the corporate obtained 146,000 orders for the wedge-shaped “Cybertruck” since is unveiling Thursday evening.
Musk stated 17% of the orders are for the single-motor mannequin, 42% are for the dual-motor model and 41% are for the tri-motor mannequin.
The much-hyped unveiling went off script when its supposedly unbreakable window glass splintered twice when hit with a big metallic ball. Some analysts panned the truck’s blocky, angular appears.
Putting an order prices patrons $100, which Tesla says is totally refundable.
Tesla has stated the “Cybertruck,” which begins at $39,900, will likely be in manufacturing in 2021.