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(1,732 posts)
Tue May 28, 2024, 07:44 PM May 28

Tesla Cybertruck is ugly.

I saw one this weekend and was reminded of how easy it is to create a buzz that turns bad traits into desirable assets. I see comments praising the angular styling or whatever. I thought it was ugly in photographs, but I had to see it in person to appreciate how truly hideous it looks.

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(32,561 posts)
1. Yes he takes the successful design of a pick up truck and turns it in that ugly crap
Tue May 28, 2024, 07:47 PM
May 28

Much like Elon took perfectly good social media platform, Twitter, and turned it into x, ugly piece of crap


(1,428 posts)
3. People stopped, pointed, and laughed
Tue May 28, 2024, 07:53 PM
May 28

I was stopped at a crosswalk yesterday as a Cyber Truck began a left turn in front of me. It pulled up and had to pause as some folks used the crosswalk. They stopped, pointed, and laughed , joking with each other about how ugly it is. I heard the whole thing, from the teenagers “eww” to the mom’s, “I had no idea they were so ugly”. Lucky for the driver he had his windows rolled up but he couldn’t have missed their review.

Another fun cyber truck sighting: I saw a good looking Rivian pickup parked at a market near me. It’s California vanity license plate read: CYBR TRK. A fantastic troll in my book.


(89,039 posts)
8. I saw a RIVIAN...
Tue May 28, 2024, 08:31 PM
May 28

A couple weeks ago and I had to look it up. Interesting looking unit, I wonder how good it is out in the boonies.


(15,759 posts)
4. It apparently can't even pass the pedestrian impact safety tests in europe...
Tue May 28, 2024, 07:54 PM
May 28

Luckily for the loon, the USdoesn't have standards like that.

The main issue is that on the front corners, the sheet metal comes to a shrp edge that would impail a person if the vehicle struck them.

The most likely place for a vehicle to strike a person is on it's from corner or front grill. That's exactly where the sharp edges are. And by sharp, I saw a youtube demo where they were able to slice fruit on it.



The front safety issue is at the 6:30 mark, more or less.


(89,039 posts)
7. The look of that vehicle...
Tue May 28, 2024, 08:29 PM
May 28

Reminds me of ratfuck's personality, just as sharp and hideous from all angles.


(21,897 posts)
9. It's looks ugly and uncomfortable
Tue May 28, 2024, 08:47 PM
May 28

Saw one on the street recently and it looked like a truck built in Lego’s by a kid.


(11,174 posts)
10. And water is wet.
Tue May 28, 2024, 09:39 PM
May 28

The skin is not coated, so it will uglify faster than its daddy.

The Cybertruck does not ship with clear coat, that outermost layer of transparent paint that comes as standard on almost every new motor vehicle on the planet. Instead, each Cybertruck owner has the option to purchase a $5,000 urethane-based film to "wrap your Cybertruck in our premium satin clear paint films. Only available through Tesla."

Wired: https://www.wired.com/story/this-is-why-teslas-stainless-steel-cybertrucks-may-be-rusting/


(1,588 posts)
11. Saw one in Dallas
Tue May 28, 2024, 09:40 PM
May 28

Ugliest thing I’ve seen on wheels. For some reason the Cybertruck reminds me of an armadillo.

Enter stage left

(3,491 posts)
13. You want to talk about fugly...we saw some fool that had...
Wed May 29, 2024, 11:31 AM
May 29

painted or wrapped a shiner-truck with jungle camouflage in N. Salt Lake last week.

After laughing at it, I commented, "that doesn't work, it was easy to spot even with the camo!"

What goes on in the heads of people like that?

It's no wonder this country is so screwed up.

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