This Isn't A Cybertruck Prototype But It's A Nice Attempt

Photo: mtroiani29 (Reddit)

What appears to be a poor attempt at a Cybertruck prototype was spotted outside of a Tesla store and posted to Reddit yesterday. The roughness seems to indicate a weird fan idea of an early prototype, or perhaps a testing mule of some sort.

Update Dec. 11, 2019 2:45 P.M. ET: The builder of this obviously fake redneck Cybertruck contacted us with a link to their build video. So if you want to know more, click here. 

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There are some interesting changes like the flat roof, and what appears to be an old school antenna on the fender. Also notable is the two-seater, long bed configuration, different from the crew cab, 6ft bed we saw earlier.

Those wheels are an interesting choice; they appear to have a logo in the middle of them. “Fard” or maybe “Ferd”? Hard to say.

(Editor’s Note: This is some pretty heavy satire, but it may not have been obvious as originally written. We’ve updated the headline and the lead to make that more clear.)

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Matt Brown

Matt Brown is an automotive engineer, writer, and builder of unconventional things. Mostly vehicles.