At the point when Tesla at last gets moving the Cybertruck going the production line in 2022, the electric vehicle will make a big appearance with a four-motor variant. CEO Elon Musk composed on Twitter that model will offer “independent, ultra fast response torque control of each wheel.” Some different EVs have a motor on each wheel, including Rivian’s R1T.
Musk additionally repeated that the Cybertruck will have front and back tire steer. He recently noticed the EV would offer rear-wheel steering, which will empower it to drive askew, “like to a crab.” Notably, the Hummer EV has a crab mode. Nissan’s e-4orce all-wheel control system — which is in the Ariya electric crossover, upcoming next-gen Leaf and a lunar lander prototype — has front and back motors as well.
Tesla eliminated all Cybertruck specs and pricing from its website in October. Would-be owners can plunk down a refundable deposit of $100 and configure their order near when Tesla begins production, which is planned to occur one year from now. Nonetheless, it appears you’ll probably need to stand by longer assuming you need a two-motor version.
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