While in Cabo San Lucas on the hunt for a winter home to escape his Colorado icebox, Autopian reader Mario found himself blocked into his hotel parking lot by multiple Tesla Cybertruck prototypes. “Funny thing, they blocked me in so I couldn’t leave this morning,” he told me. “But when your rental car is a base model Kia of some sort, your man card doesn’t allow you to go out and say ‘excuse me, can you move your tundra and Cybertrucks, I have places to be.'”
There were two Cybertrucks and one white “chase/support truck,” as Mario put it via email. “I didn’t want to interrupt their photo shoot and prep but here are the best I could do,” he said, attaching the following photos that he took early this morning (check out the cool paint schemes, and the RC “Release Candidate” branding on the nose:
I’ll crop in a bit more to get some extra detail.
Here you can some Maxxtrax recovery boards on the tailgate, plus there’s something dangling under that rear bumper.
Here you can see what looks like a pretty standard tailgate cable, and a tie-down rail on the inside of the beside:
Here you can see some door panels, a rack on the tilted roof, and some instrumentation:
Here’s a rear shot. Hmm, what is that in the bed? [Update: Looks like it’s a wheel cover! -DT].
I’m not sure. It looks like some kind of cover? It’s large: