When Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the Cybertruck, there was a collective gasp heard around the world as people were shocked at the futuristic design. It took a few days for many people to come around and put down $150 to reserve one. Now ‘Automobile’ has named it Concept Car of the Year.
Automobile noted that it was that exact reaction that helped earn it the title. Its polarizing design is something you love or hate, with no middle ground in between.
It is certainly different from traditional pickups, which apart from size have not really changed in concept in 100 years. Is it better than the tens of millions of pickups made during the past century? That remains to be seen, but as a concept vehicle it’s both exciting and profoundly interesting.
Automobile goes into a lengthly analysis of the design and functionality of the Cybertruck, and explains why it will likely need some design changes before it heads into production. You can read their full article here.