A real-world test of the Tesla Cybertruck’s range broke another of Elon’s promises

In an independent test, the Tesla Cybertruck demonstrated a highway range of 254 miles, notably less than its 320 EPA-rated range. The test, conducted at 70 mph in 46°F weather, primarily involved highway driving. The result raises concerns about the Cybertruck’s performance in colder temperatures or when towing loads. Tesla offers a range-extender battery system for an additional $16,000, which, though promising enhanced range, occupies space in the truck bed and comes with an added cost. The overall impact on the truck’s utility as a work vehicle is a point of consideration. Throughout the course of a nearly five-hour live...