Can't wait to get your hands on Tesla Cybertruck? Make way for Plybertruck

The wooden replica of Tesla Cybertruck going by the name of Plybertruck has been created for Gambler 500 rally.Tesla has pushed the production of its electric Cybertruck to 2022.
By : HT Auto Desk
| Updated on: 29 Aug 2021, 10:55 AM
Taking inspiration from Tesla Cybertruck, Plybertruck replica has been created by CJ Cromwell. (Plybertruck/Facebook)
Taking inspiration from Tesla Cybertruck, Plybertruck replica has been created by CJ Cromwell. (Plybertruck/Facebook)
Taking inspiration from Tesla Cybertruck, Plybertruck replica has been created by CJ Cromwell. (Plybertruck/Facebook)
Taking inspiration from Tesla Cybertruck, Plybertruck replica has been created by CJ Cromwell.

Though Tesla has confirmed that its Cybertruck's production has been pushed to 2022, the fascination and longing that it has created amongst people to own one are significant. Apart from the technical specs of the Tesla Cybertruck, its stainless steel body not only kept its audience in awe when unveiled but also looks like an electric vehicle out of a sci-fi movie.

Taking inspiration from it, a replica of the body of Tesla's highly-anticipated electric pickup truck with wood has been made, and Tesla fans can't seem to keep calm. Named as Plybertruck, this replica has been created by CJ Cromwell, said a report by Carscoops. Before making the name official, it was being given clever nicknames like Cedartruck, Cyberchuck and Model Tree.

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This replica has been made to compete in the Gambler 500 rally which is an 805 km navigation rally where the competitors’ vehicles have a limited purchase cost of $500. However, the competition does provide its participants with leniency to spend whatever they want on either modification or tuning the cars as per their likes after meeting the $500 cost cap. The car beneath the Plybertruck's wooden exterior is a first-generation Acura MDX, stated the report.

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Though not electric like the Cybertruck, this wooden replica has successfully garnered netizens' attention. Comments such as impressive recreation and one going to the extent of saying that this wooden model might cost more than the real thing because of the high price of lumber do show the buzz that Plybertruck has created on various social media platforms.

(Also | Watch: Man carves out one-off 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 X from wood

Earlier this month, Tesla confirmed that the production of Cybertruck has been pushed to 2022. The popular EV maker unveiled the electric pickup truck in 2019 and said that it will reach the market by the end of 2021. The delay has been confirmed for all three variants of the Cybertruck.

First Published Date: 29 Aug 2021, 10:55 AM IST
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