first appearance in France at the Vivatech 2024 show in Paris

first appearance in France at the Vivatech 2024 show in Paris
first appearance in France at the Vivatech 2024 show in Paris

In 2019, Tesla presented its atypical Cybertruck, the electric pick-up has been marketed across the Atlantic since last fall. The imposing vehicle, 5.69 m long and 2.40 m wide, is its first appearance in France at the VivaTech show which takes place from May 22 to 25 at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center in Paris.

This behemoth whose mass varies between 2 and 3 tonnes depending on whether it contains two or three electric machines (soberly named Cyberbeast) is not currently intended to take over the streets of the old continent where it will not be at ease. despite its 4 steering wheels. picture

The Tesla Cybertruck does not display any Tesla logo on its body or on board.© L’Automobile Magazine

He will be more at home in the plains of Texas where Tesla has established its headquarters in the city of Austin. In this state which can be hostile, the Cybertruck’s armor will not necessarily be superfluous. The brand indicates resistance to 45 caliber bullets, 9 mm bullets as well as 12 mm hunting rifles.

Cybertruck: is it really a Tesla?

The Tesla Cybertruck’s bed has a capacity of 3,423 liters.© L’Automobile Magazine

In the passenger compartment, the Tesla spirit is very present with a central touch screen that makes you feel comfortable. The diagonal of the panel reaches 18.5 inches, which is better than on board the Tesla Model 3 and Y which have a 15-inch screen and Model S and X equipped with 17-inch equipment. There are no meters behind the steering wheel, the latter operates “by wire” steering without any mechanical connection with the wheels. With a double cabin architecture with a pair of doors dedicated to rear seat access, the Tesla Cybertruck has a 9.4-inch touch screen for passengers.

Note that no Tesla logo appears on the bodywork or on board the machine. The technical sheet next to the vehicle indicates a range of 547 km and even 755 km for the range extender version, which features an additional 50 kW battery pack. 0 to 100 km/h in less than 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 180 km/h.

Read also. Tesla Cybertruck: the €3,000 Basecamp tent that’s getting people talking…

Between light gray and dark gray

The Tesla Cybertruck is an imposing vehicle, its length reaches 5.69 m and the concept which foreshadowed this production version had a size of 5.89 m.© L’Automobile Magazine

This new type of utility vehicle has a dumpster with a capacity of 3,423 liters. Its bodywork made of cold-rolled stainless steel evokes that of the De Lorean, icon of the back to the future saga. In addition to this gray livery, the Cybertruck offers the choice of a satin black variant. The battery is capable of charging enough to cover 206 km in 15 minutes.

The manufacturer specifies that the vehicle is guaranteed for 4 or 80,000 km whichever comes first and that the battery and electric machines are guaranteed for 8 years or 240,000 km. The Tesla Cybertruck has just started a European tour called Cyber ​​Odyssey, here are the dates in France and Monaco so you don’t miss it.

Tesla Odyssey 2024 dates in France

  • VivaTech exhibition in Paris (75): from May 22 to 25, 2024
  • Station F in Paris (75): from May 26 to 29, 2024
  • Mulhouse (68): May 30 and 31, 2024
  • Saint-Priest (69): June 2 and 3, 2024
  • Top Marques Show, Monaco (98): June 5 and 6, 2024
  • Les Pennes-Mirabeau (13): June 7 and 9, 2024
  • Bordeaux (33): from June 10 to 12, 2024
  • Aytré – La Rochelle (17): June 13 and 14, 2024
  • New Tesla Store, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine (93): from June 15 to 18, 2024


NEXT Jiangxi, the world heart of strategic metals