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Watch Tesla Accidentally Smash Cybertruck’s “Bulletproof” Window

byVictor Tangermann
11. 22. 19
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Elon Musk: "Oh my fucking God."

Windows Smashed

Tesla finally revealed its outrageous “Blade Runner”-style pickup truck, the “cybertruck,” at an event in LA on Thursday evening.

But an on-stage demonstration by Tesla CEO Elon Musk seemingly backfired, The Guardian reports: Tesla’s chief designer Franz von Holzhausen lobed a hefty metal ball at the window — and smashed it.

“Oh my fucking God,” Musk muttered, in apparent chagrin.

“Maybe that was a little hard,” Von Holzhausen said.

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“It didn’t go through, that’s the plus side,” Musk said, looking as though his soul was leaking out of his body.

Impenetrable Exoskeleton

The Cybertruck is clad in what Tesla refers to as “ultra-hard 30x cold-rolled stainless steel” on its website. The SpaceX-grade material will help “eliminate dents” and ensure “maximum protection” for passengers.

On stage, Musk promised that the exoskeleton “is literally bulletproof to a 9mm handgun.”

Literally Bulletproof

We don’t know much about the glass itself. The material is simply referred to as “Tesla armor glass” on the company’s website.

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“Ah, not bad, room for improvement,” Musk joked after the awkward incident.

And to be fair, there is time to go back to the drawing board: the truck won’t be available until “late 2021” according to Tesla.

READ MORE: Cybertruck: Tesla unveils new pickup truck but windows shatter during demo [The Guardian]

More on Tesla’s new truck: Tesla’s “Blade Runner” Cybertruck Is an Absolute Monstrosity

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