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Technology Elon Musk's Tesla Cybertruck drives snarky Lego response

19:55  26 november  2019
19:55  26 november  2019 Source:   cnet.com

Tesla will reveal its 'cyberpunk' electric pickup on November 21st

  Tesla will reveal its 'cyberpunk' electric pickup on November 21st If you've been eager to cast your eyes on Tesla's pickup truck, you won't have to wait too much longer. CEO Elon Musk says the automaker will reveal its Cybertruck at a Los Angeles event November 21st. Cybertruck unveil on Nov 21 in LA near SpaceX rocket factory — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 6, 2019 Musk talked up the truck at Tesla's annual shareholders meeting in June. He suggested that Ford's F-150, which Musk called a "great truck," is aCybertruck unveil on Nov 21 in LA near SpaceX rocket factory

If you like angular vehicles, Lego Australia has you covered with its new Cybertruck competitor.

And you don't have to wait until 2021 to get one. Lego Australia© Provided by CNET And you don't have to wait until 2021 to get one. Lego Australia

Elon Musk'sTesla Cybertruck debuted with much fanfare last week, but it has some issues. It's not available yet. It costs just under $40,000 for the cheapest version. Its supposedly shatterproof windows can be shattered. Perhaps you would like to go the more economical route and embrace Lego's version instead.

a close up of a toy: And you don't have to wait until 2021 to get one.© Lego Australia

And you don't have to wait until 2021 to get one.

Lego Australia shared its vision for a futuristic geometric vehicle on Facebook on Tuesday. "The evolution of the truck is here. Guaranteed shatterproof," the toy company wrote.

Watch Tesla's 'Cybertruck' unveiling at 11 PM ET

  Watch Tesla's 'Cybertruck' unveiling at 11 PM ET Tesla CEO Elon Musk has put the F-150 squarely in his company's sights, and tonight we'll find out how close it can get with a new "Cybertruck." In a tweet earlier today the exec referenced his 2012 goal of "a Tesla supertruck with crazy torque, dynamic air suspension and corners like its on rails." At a shareholder's meeting earlier this year Musk said the truck will "look like it came out of a sci-fi movie" and the run up to its unveiling has been heavy on Blade Runner references. What does that all add up to? We'll find out shortly -- check out the livestream right here.Cybertruck Unveil livestream starts at 8pm https://t.co/BhTBgNqeWQpic.

Lego's Cybertruck snark attack features a glowingly photographed Lego brick sitting on a four-wheeled platform. It's simple. It's cheap. You can build one for yourself.

Just don't try to pit your Lego truck against a Ford F-150 in a tug-of-war test. The plastic-brick-on-wheels can repel bare feet with ease, but it doesn't have much in the way of torque or towing capacity.

Tesla Cybertruck is like nothing else

Elon Musk tells Ford VP 'bring it on' in F-150 vs. Cybertruck battle .
At the unveiling of Tesla's Cybertruck, Elon Musk showed off a video of the low-polygon-count pickup defeating an F-150 in a tug of war. Since then, many have complained it wasn't a good comparison, since the presumable AWD Cybertruck appeared to face off against a RWD Ford with nothing in the bed to help its tires get grip, and took off first. Cybertruck pulls F-150 uphill pic.twitter.com/OfaqUkrDI3 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 24, 2019 Ford X vice president Sunny Madra responded by trying to jump the pre-order line and asking for a Cybertruck so his company could do its own comparison, which Musk has responded to by saying "bring it on.

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