The First Tesla Cybertruck Will Have Four-Motor Variant, Says Elon Musk


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Tesla boss Elon Musk said on Friday the electric-car maker’s much-anticipated Cybertruck would come with a high-end four-motor variant.

“Initial production will be 4 motor variant, with independent, ultra fast response torque control of each wheel,” Musk said in a tweet.

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Calling the electric pick-up truck “insane technology bandwagon,” Musk said the Cybertruck would have both front- and rear-wheel steer that would “not just (turn) like a tank – it can drive diagonally like a crab.”

The vehicle would compete with pickup trucks such as GMC’s Hummer EV, Ford’s F-150 Lightning, and Rivian’s R1T. Of those, R1T is driven by four individual motors powering all four wheels; and GMC’s Hummer can drive diagonally.

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