Tesla Cybertruck Is ‘Heinously Ugly, But Also Plain Cool,’ Doug DeMuro Says In Review

The Tesla Cybertruck is one of the most talked about cars in the world, thanks in no small part to its controversial design. You either hate it or love it.

The angular pickup has been in production for a few months, and several reviews have come out since last year’s rather bland delivery event, including our own, where we found out that Tesla’s truck didn’t exactly rise to the expectations. Now though, it’s Doug DeMuro, car reviewer, YouTuber extraordinaire, and friend of InsideEVs, who had a go in the Cybertruck.

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Doug DeMuro on the Cybertruck

Despite its “heinously ugly” design, the Tesla Cybertruck is “just plain cool,” car lover and YouTuber Doug DeMuro said in his review of the angular pickup. Towing, payload capacity, and other “truck stuff” don’t matter when everybody turns their heads to check out a Cybertruck driving down the street, DeMuro argues.

In the 40-minute video embedded at the top of this page, Doug lays out all the quirks and features of the car, as he usually does, mentioning that the Cybertruck doesn’t have the so-called Autopilot and Full Self-Driving assistance systems. However, the pickup does have adaptive cruise control but the steering is controlled by the driver, and the two aforementioned advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS) will supposedly come at a later date through a software update, together with the ability to (virtually) lock the differentials.

Driving the Cybertruck is pretty much the same as with any other car, the main difference being the presence of the steer-by-wire system which has a dynamic steering ratio. But once you get used to that, you’re good to go, in Doug’s opinion.

When it comes to truck stuff, like towing, payload capacity, and general usefulness, the YouTuber says that it doesn’t matter. None of it matters because the Cybertruck has become a car that’s bought by people who want to look cool. There’s no other car on the planet that looks as crazy as Tesla’s pickup and that–Doug says–upset people who own performance pickups like the Ford Raptor and RAM TRX.

The Tesla Cybertruck has “insane performance,” “insane looks,” and it is made by a company that’s “run by an insane person,” but at the end of the day, it’s “just plain cool.” 

Go ahead and watch the video and then let us know what you think in the comments section below.

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Tesla Cybertruck Is ‘Heinously Ugly, But Also Plain Cool,’ Doug DeMuro Says In Review

The unveiling of the Tesla Cybertruck last year caused quite a stir in the automotive world. With its unconventional design and futuristic features, the Cybertruck immediately sparked debates and discussions among car enthusiasts and industry experts. One such expert, Doug DeMuro, recently shared his thoughts on the controversial vehicle in a detailed review.

In his review, DeMuro makes it clear that he finds the Tesla Cybertruck to be “heinously ugly.” Its angular, boxy shape and stainless steel body certainly make it stand out from the crowd, and not necessarily in a good way. However, despite its unattractive appearance, DeMuro also acknowledges that there is something undeniably cool about the Cybertruck.

One of the key features that DeMuro praises in the Cybertruck is its impressive performance. With a range of over 500 miles on a single charge and the ability to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.9 seconds, the Cybertruck certainly delivers on the promise of high performance. DeMuro also highlights the truck’s durability, noting its bulletproof windows and tough exterior that can withstand a beating.

In terms of technology, the Cybertruck is in a league of its own. It boasts a massive 17-inch touchscreen display, a self-driving mode, and the ability to tow up to 14,000 pounds. DeMuro is particularly impressed by the truck’s “wow-factor” features, such as the retractable solar panels and built-in ATV ramps.

Despite its technological prowess and impressive performance, DeMuro does point out some drawbacks of the Cybertruck. The lack of traditional side-view mirrors and the absence of a rear window wiper are two features that he finds particularly questionable. Additionally, the cost of the Cybertruck, with prices starting at $39,900 and going up to $69,900 for the fully loaded model, may be a barrier for many potential buyers.

In conclusion, while the Tesla Cybertruck may not win any beauty contests, it certainly makes a statement with its unique design and cutting-edge technology. Doug DeMuro’s review highlights both the strengths and weaknesses of the Cybertruck, ultimately concluding that it is a vehicle that is not for everyone but is sure to appeal to a certain type of consumer. Love it or hate it, there is no denying that the Tesla Cybertruck is pushing the boundaries of what a pickup truck can be.