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BlueWaveNeverEnd

(8,771 posts)
Fri Mar 22, 2024, 09:03 PM Mar 2024

Tesla's promised cybertruck tent vs what they produced



https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2024/03/a3w20-cbfas.webp

https://electrek.co/2024/03/08/tesla-shipping-cybertruck-tent/

Tesla has started shipping its ‘Basecamp’, a $3,000 tent designed for the back of the Cybertruck. It’s a bit of a disappointment as it looks nothing like what was originally unveiled.

Accessories are big with trucks. Their form factor open up a bunch of interesting possibilities with the bed, but the Cybertruck’s specific design with the angle on the bed makes it more difficult to use some off-the-shelves accessories.

To address that, Tesla has planned a series of accessories designed specifically for the Cybertruck.

One of them is Basecamp, a tent that fits in the back of the electric pickup truck. It was first announced with the original unveiling of the Cybertruck in 2019:
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Tesla's promised cybertruck tent vs what they produced (Original Post) BlueWaveNeverEnd Mar 2024 OP
What a colossal waste... 2naSalit Mar 2024 #1
here is how the truck looks with the tent deployed BlueWaveNeverEnd Mar 2024 #3
LOL, a Conestoga tarpaulin. tanyev Mar 2024 #2
carefully shaped to fit cybertruck BlueWaveNeverEnd Mar 2024 #4
That thing just keeps getting uglier Blue Owl Mar 2024 #5
I wouldn't even feel comfortable taking that truck out into the woods TlalocW Mar 2024 #6
Anyone that believes the tent would actually look like that upon release flvegan Mar 2024 #7
You can buy a pretty nice stand-alone tent Mr.Bill Apr 2024 #8

2naSalit

(89,039 posts)
1. What a colossal waste...
Fri Mar 22, 2024, 09:30 PM
Mar 2024

Of everything involved in that thing from conceptual design to that abomination in the picture on the right. The one on the left doesn't rate much better.

flvegan

(64,474 posts)
7. Anyone that believes the tent would actually look like that upon release
Sat Mar 23, 2024, 01:59 PM
Mar 2024

probably also believes the Cybertruck could get to that location in the woods in the first place.

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