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Old 22-11-2019, 10:16 PM   #31
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Tesla is a nasdaq listed tech company ...not an industrial one and it behaves as such in that it deals in photons and battery chemical research embracing generation, storage plus zero emission air land and sea transport solutions.
Competitors are facing painful transition choices with constant write offs over the next couple of decades.


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Old 22-11-2019, 10:17 PM   #32
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It's so different it predictably has the haters screaming 'fanboy' and posting their again

Realistically it'll probably sell well just like the Model 3, X and S

Haters hate this 'change' thing that's happening and just want things to stay the same.

Change is good, that's why we now have fuel injection, ABS, airbags, power steering, AC, cruise control, etc etc and many people probably complained about those features as they were introduced.

Embrace it or be left behind a bitter cranky person who can't understand how silly they appear
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Old 22-11-2019, 10:20 PM   #33
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It's so different it predictably has the haters screaming 'fanboy' and posting their again

Realistically it'll probably sell well just like the Model 3, X and S

Haters hate this 'change' thing that's happening and just want things to stay the same.

Change is good, that's why we now have fuel injection, ABS, airbags, power steering, AC, cruise control, etc etc and many people probably complained about those features as they were introduced.

Embrace it or be left behind a bitter cranky person who can't understand how silly they appear
Personally I would suggest blindly accepting change without question is just as unhealthy as ignoring it.
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Old 22-11-2019, 10:23 PM   #34
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I kind of like it!
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Old 22-11-2019, 10:26 PM   #35
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Personally I would suggest blindly accepting change without question is just as unhealthy as ignoring it.
wrong assumption there about 'blindly'

change will happen, it's inevitable. Yes some bad but much of it good.

blindly rejecting change simply because it's change is bad

there's so much fear of EV's (and most things to do with them) on here, dressed up as 'fact'

I don't yet own one and may never due to my age and their cost but i'd love to
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Old 22-11-2019, 10:27 PM   #36
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I kind of like it!
me too, would like to see it in the flesh and yeah in it's best colour, whatever that may be
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Old 22-11-2019, 10:28 PM   #37
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A picture says a thousand words.

https://www.tesla.com/en_au/cybertruck

Looks like a Delorian mated with a Honda CRX, not sure if Elon is having a laugh but God damn that's ugly.
A Delorian and a CRX actually look good though

It is a weird predicament for me to be in.

I'm a coder (nowhere close at this level) but I hate and love tech when it comes to cars.

I love manual gearboxes, sound and smell. I know a Tesla can smoke me let alone many faster cars but it's kinda like not wanting fish jumping in your boat if that makes some sort of sense.

So for me I just want to enjoy while we can because we're on borrowed time.
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wrong assumption there about 'blindly'

change will happen, it's inevitable. Yes some bad but much of it good.

blindly rejecting change simply because it's change is bad

there's so much fear of EV's (and most things to do with them) on here, dressed up as 'fact'

I don't yet own one and may never due to my age and their cost but i'd love to
It’s not an assumption, sadly it’s observation of many in today’s society, simple as that.
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Old 22-11-2019, 10:37 PM   #39
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The first ten car pile up will look like a Tupperware Shape-O Ball.
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With just a few of these we could go straight in, tear Venusville to pieces, kill the mutant Kuato and end this whole rebellion. Then nobody need know about that reactor and we can sell them air and we'll be richer than anyone alive.
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Have they Actually Built one??

'cause every pic looks fake to My Cynical old Eyes..!!!
Tesla did a presentation of it so yes.
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I wonder what would happen if you put a Lamborghini badge on it?
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I wonder about installing a 12000-16000lb winch drawing a couple hundred amps will do to the batteries? It is supposed to go off-road isn’t it?
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I wonder what would happen if you put a Lamborghini badge on it?
For me it's not the tech, ugly is just plain bloody ugly, no matter what badge it's wearing.....
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For me it's not the tech, ugly is just plain bloody ugly, no matter what badge it's wearing.....
I was thinking that with a little more styling and pizaz, it could pass for a lambo. But if ugly has a smell, this is a room clearer.
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The founder of electric carmaker Tesla has unveiled its new ute, which boasts a stainless steel body and "armour glass windows".

At a punk-show themed event in Los Angeles, Mr Musk claimed the truck's "ultra-hard" exterior "won't scratch and dent".


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But the armoured glass window cracked like a spider web when hit with a metal ball during a demonstration.

"Oh my f***ing God. Well, maybe that was a little too hard," joked Mr Musk of the throw.

The ball was then thrown at another window, which cracked the same way.

"It didn't go through," Mr Musk said with a chuckle.

But a sledgehammer demonstration did not end the same way. A hefty swing that was shown to bash in a typical door did not dent the Cybertruck's doors.
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Tesla is late to the party. This is the way you do impractical, ugly SUVs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48x2XYVqFb0
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Well.....Cletus reckons y'all need that armoured glass t' stop pigs getting through back window on way t' markets......

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'cause every pic looks fake to My Cynical old Eyes..!!!
Some video of a two minute ride inside Cybertruck.

https://youtu.be/Rs86X_IQJJo
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Change is good, that's why we now have fuel injection, ABS, airbags, power steering, AC, cruise control, etc etc and many people probably complained about those features as they were introduced.

Embrace it or be left behind a bitter cranky person who can't understand how silly they appear
We have fuel injection because of California and their ridiculous Nazi environmental laws decades ago, if the government didn't step in we'd still be driving cars with carburetors doing 25L/100km and using leaded fuels.

The automotive industry doesn't change unless it's forced to, it's one of the worst industries globally for resisting change.

The market went completely away from drum brakes up until Thailand dual cab 4x4s become popular now all of a sudden brake shoes and wheel cylinders are suddenly some of the highest volume parts in Australia.

Why are they still fitted to cars in 2019?

Peak automotive industry was 1960s and it's just much of a muchness run by bean counters up until Tesla has come on the scene.

I'm not anti Tesla I'm anti Ute designed with 15cm ruler and crayon.

The moment battery technology improves dramatically it's all over for internal combustion engine.
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I think I know where the design team came from.
https://www.airteamimages.com/short-...ys_185099.html

By the way, what’s all the problem about people disliking A Tesla or any other vehicle? Free world last time I checked. For the record I’m not all that fussed what powers my daily drive. I know many here love the late Mustangs and the Coyotes and that’s just fine, I’d like to see a well designed EV version one day. I’d also like to see a real infrastructure plan for increased capacity for our grid without coal, likely which would include a sensible debate on nuclear. What can I say guess I’m an optimist.

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a sensible debate on nuclear. What can I say guess I’m an optimist.
When is your set on the Comedy Club coming up because I want front row tickets
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When is your set on the Comedy Club coming up because I want front row tickets
Good deal perhaps you could do the opening act? I reckon I’d need to soften up the punters a bit. Personally the drum break I mean brakes had me laughing!
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Elon's been watching to many movies, me thinks.
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It would be an ugly Lamborghini.
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when i first saw it the design shocked me, then I did some more reading and what they come with and its capabilities impressed me.

Id like to see one in Matte black.

if i had the money and needed a work ute i would consider this

as far as the shape of it. it is very different but could not help but think this was on purpose

front for example would make a great drafting table. put down blueprints and some magnets and BAM.
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front for example would make a great drafting table. put down blueprints and some magnets and BAM.
I believe it’s made out of Staino steel? If that’s the case best keep some blue tac for those blueprints just in case. Depends on the actual grade if it’s magnetic or not. Also if it’s work hardened, and I’d suggest if that’s the case you’ve got bigger problems. More cracks than a plumbers convention.

I would like to borrow Elon’s metal folders and guillotine , must take a big size sheet.
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