How the Tesla Cyberbeast compares to other expensive electric pickups

After keeping some key specs close to its proverbial chest, Tesla has finally shared more details about the final production versions of the Cybertruck electric pickup.

Tesla published battery, speed and other statistics during its delivery on Thursday, with the automaker coming out to compare the Cybertruck to some of its competitors, including Ford’s F-150 Lightning and Rivian’s R1T.

We know that the more affordable Cybertruck won’t be coming for a while, but Tesla intends to deliver the biggest variant – the Cyberbeast – next year. Here we check how the high-priced model compares (in terms of specs) to some other trendy electric trucks on the market.

Range-wise, Tesla estimates that the Cyberbeast will go 320 miles on a single charge (or more, with an external battery pack). Ford, meanwhile, says its 2023 F-150 Lightning Platinum will have a 300-mile range. Rivian says the maxed-out RT1 (quad-motor AWD) goes even further: 328 miles on a single charge.

The Cyberbeast is indeed a beast — weighing in at 6,843 lbs, Tesla says. However, that’s less than an F-150 Lightning Platinum (6,893 lbs) and Rivian RT1 (7,148 lbs). Increasingly, Supersized EVs are the only standardwhich harms most everything along the way.

As for maximum towing, Tesla sells 11,000 lbs for the Cyberbeast, which ties Rivian’s claimed max towing capability and falls short of Ford’s advertised max of 15,900 lbs.

In height, the Cybertruck sits in the middle of the pack at 223.7″ tall. Ford’s top-priced EV pickup is a bit taller, at 232.7″, while the Rivian measures 217.1″ in length. At 70.5″ tall, the Cybertruck is shorter than EV pickups from Rivian (78.2″) and Ford (77.2″).

Finally, speed: Tesla says the Cyberbeast tops out at 130 MPH, while the Ford and Rivian both top out at 110 MPH.

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