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Cybertruck x Hot Wheels: Your Adorable Dream R/C Tesla Has Arrived

February 22nd 20__Victor Tangermann__Filed Under: Advanced Transport
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Scaled Down ‘Cyber

Mattel, the brand behind the iconic Hot Wheels brand, just announced an adorable remote-controlled version of Tesla’s Cybertruck. A 1:64 scale RC model will put you back $20, while a much larger 1:10 scale version will cost a substantial $400 — and is already sold out at press time.

First announced last November, Tesla’s Cybertruck turned out to be a powerhouse, wearing an impenetrable exoskeleton jacket of reinforced stainless steel. The fully featured 1:1 scale model will be going on sale starting at just shy of $40,000 in late 2021.

Size Doesn’t Matter

Mattel’s larger 1:10 scale RC truck will feature functioning headlights and taillights, for visibility on public roads of course. An all-wheel drivetrain — that won’t quite perform on the same level as the full-scale Cybertruck’s 0-to-60-in-under-three-second tri-motor variant — will allow the RC car to zip around with plenty of speed.

The battery is also quite a bit smaller. 3,300 mAh, about 70 times smaller than a Model 3’s.

The toy company is expecting to ship their RC Cybertrucks in December 2020, just in time for the holidays.

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