Cybertruck Comparison Ep1 – Body Structure
Munro kicks off their next video series today which will compare the 3 leading pickup trucks currently in the market (F150, Silverado, and RAM) with the Tesla Cybertruck.
Episode 1 focuses on the exterior body of these vehicles and explains reasons why Tesla decided to take this angular approach in designing the Cybertruck. Although polarizing to some, the choice of making the body 30X stainless necessitates this sort of look.
“Stainless Steel is not your best friend when it comes to forming techniques,” says Sandy Munro, which is why the Cybertruck has to be formed using a press brake rather than stamping dies. “These lines (on conventional trucks) are impossible with anything that is hard like a stainless steel,” Sandy re-iterates.
Watch the full episode here.
Stay tuned for our upcoming episodes, which will be released every Wednesday morning. Next week’s episode will cover suspension, ride, and handling.
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