Mattel has announced a Sizzling Wheels-branded far flung-managed version of Tesla’s Cybertruck. it is to be had to preorder now and can come in two sizes: there’s a 1:SIXTY FOUR scale RC Cybertruck that costs $20 and a far bigger 1:10 scale version that runs for $400. Each are anticipated to ship in December 2020, however they’re restricted editions and will best be to be had till they’re sold out, Mattel says.
The 1:10 scale model is defined on Mattel’s site as a “interest grade-radio-controlled car that is off-road and rugged terrain capable.” It has functioning headlights and taillights, and two riding modes: “relax” and “recreation.” similar to the actual Cybertruck, it has a telescoping tailgate that slides out right into a loading ramp for the bed. Mattel says the frame can be removed to show the “inside and get admission to inner battery and drivetrain machine.” the bigger RC Cybertruck even comes with a “cracked window vinyl sticky label” in a nod to the now-infamous mishap from the true truck’s large screen.
The 1:64 scale version is the scale of a standard Scorching Wheels automobile. It additionally has using speeds however fewer transferring portions. Each versions have been designed with lend a hand from Tesla.
The 1:SIXTY FOUR scale RC Cybertruck. Image: Mattel
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has long stated that his company could construct an electrical pickup truck. But as he were given in the direction of revealing the car, he kept teasing that it would have a “futuristic-like cyberpunk, Blade Runner” layout.
Musk introduced (or maybe even overdelivered) on that promise whilst the Cybertruck was introduced in November 2019. The stark metal-clad truck he rolled out onstage was once not like basically any other pickup truck at the road, which was necessarily the entire point.
The Cybertruck became a viral sensation, and Tesla has even gathered loads of thousands of refundable $ONE HUNDRED deposits for the car, implying that there’s no less than some demand for a futuristic-having a look pickup truck that may also do pickup truck-y issues.
Now, Cybertruck fanatics can get a taste of that cyberpunk truck long term with out shedding $40,000 or more — that may be, until the brand new toys sell out.