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The Tesla Cybertruck lost to the Model X in towing heavy trailers

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Apr13,2024

Pickup Tesla Cybertruck lost to Model X in towing heavy trailers

Although the Tesla Cybertruck is designed to handle difficult tasks, including towing heavy trailers, it turned out that the less extreme Model X copes with this task by a lot better. Geneva Long, founder and CEO of the electric motor home company Bowlus, said.

Long found that the Model X was able to tow the Volterra trailer much further than the "mighty" Cybertruck. Both cars have a claimed range of 530 km, but the first with a trailer covered a distance of 378 km, while the second was only 257 km long — more than 30% less. It seems that this is another indication that the Cybertruck impresses only from the outside, despite its real capabilities.

However, experts highlight several reasons why the pickup showed such a result. First of all, it weighs a lot more than the Model X, and towing has a huge impact on electric vehicle range. It is also not specified whether the electric cars moved in equal weather and road conditions.

At the same time, a recent similar test of the Cybertruck showed a range of about 257 km, which generally confirms the words of Geneva Long.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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