Tesla to launch its electric 'Cybertruck' today at 9.30 am: Here's what we know

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that this Blade Runner inspired truck is expected to price under $50,000.

Tesla is all set to launch its much-awaited electric pickup truck today in Los Angeles at its SpaceX rocket factory. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has called this electric truck  an "armoured personnel carrier". Musk has dropped many hints about this truck in the past few months including that the design of this truck is Blade Runner-inspired and it will be a "Tesla supertruck with crazy torque, dynamic air suspension, and corners like it's on rails".

Tesla to launch its electric Cybertruck today at 9.30 am: Heres what we know

Elon Musk. Image: Reuters

Cybertruck launch: How to watch it live

You can watch the live stream of the launch event by registering yourself. You just need to head to the Tesla website and fill in some details and that's it. The event will begin at 9.30 am today. The official Tesla Twitter page will also stream the event live.

You can also catch the live updates here on our website.

Tesla Cybertruck: What to expect

Musk in October described the Tesla pickup as “closer to an armored personnel carrier from the future.” Deutsche Bank analyst Emmanuel Rosner said such a design carries the risk of not appealing to traditional truck buyers and consigning Tesla’s vehicle to niche status.

Tesla has shown teaser images and Musk promised certain features on Twitter last year, saying it would be similar in size to Ford’s F-150. The Tesla truck will have an all-wheel drive with “crazy torque,” a suspension that dynamically adjusts for load and a driving range of up to 500 miles as an option, he said. In March, in an interview with DecodeMusk called it "a futuristic cyberpunk truck.”

As per a report by Electrek, Elon Musk said that this Blade Runner inspired truck is expected to price under $50,000.

With inputs from Reuters

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