Tesla plans to deliver the first examples of itsby the end of this year. That’s the latest from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, speaking to members of the media during the company’s on Wednesday.
“We’ll make a few deliveries of the Cybertruck in 2021,” Musk said, “but volume production is set for next year.”
Musk also confirmed the Cybertruck is past its design and engineering phases. “We’ve got the designs fixed,” he said. “We’ll soon order the equipment necessary to make the Cybertruck.” Whether or not the production version will look like the angular debut truck is.
On that note, Musk said Cybertruck production will require an even larger casting press than the one being used for the. An 8,000-ton press will be necessary to make the truck, compared to 6,000 tons for the Model Y.
The first Cybertrucks to reach production will be the most powerful, tri-motor variants,. The more affordable versions will be built in 2022. The Cybertrucks will be built at , which could be .