The Tesla Cybertruck has generated a variety of dialogue in current weeks, as pre-production variations of the electrical pickup have been noticed a number of occasions within the wild forward of its official launch. One sighting this week confirmed the Cybertruck’s spectacular flip radius with using rear-wheel-steering because the automobile performs a U-turn at an intersection.
In a submit on X on Friday night time, The Kilowatts shared footage of a Cybertruck launch candidate making a U-turn at an intersection utilizing the rear-wheel-steering functionality. Within the video, you possibly can see the Cybertruck’s rear wheels flip ever so barely to make the automobile’s flip radius tighter than it might be with simply front-wheel-steering.
Watch the complete clip from The Kilowatts by following the hyperlink under.
Obtained this shot of a grimy Cybertruck prototype making a u-turn with rear-wheel-steering: pic.twitter.com/GrC2K294pP
— The Kilowatts 🚗⚡️ (@klwtts) September 23, 2023
In response to the video, one person requested if all Cybertruck fashions would come with the rear-wheel-steering function, to which The Kilowatts answered, “Uncertain however they appear to.”
Rear-wheel-steering for the Cybertruck was first noticed in 2021 after Tesla CEO Elon Musk had already shared plans for the function, and it has been seen a handful of occasions since. Final yr, rear-wheel-steering was noticed in a video of a Cybertruck prototype taken at Tesla’s Cyber Rodeo at its Gigafactory in Texas. The function was additionally noticed earlier this yr in obvious Cybertruck testing.
Tesla has promised quite a lot of distinctive options with the Cybertruck alongside rear-wheel-steering. For instance, the automobile doesn’t embrace any door handles on its chrome steel exterior, and its raised suspension has been noticed on a number of variations in current weeks.
The Cybertruck is predicted to start preliminary deliveries within the subsequent a number of months, although it isn’t but clear when Tesla plans to carry a supply occasion for the automobile. After being unveiled in 2019, the Cybertruck was initially deliberate to be delivered in 2021, although the extremely anticipated automobile has been delayed many occasions over time.
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