YouTuber Simone Giertz, celebrated DIY inventor, roboticist and common maker of cool stuff, determined to not anticipate Tesla’s forthcoming pickup truck. As an alternative, she purchased a Tesla Mannequin three direct from the corporate new after which used elbow grease, ingenuity, some assist from buddies and energy instruments to show it right into a two-seater with a flatbed.
The superb factor is, not like a few of the robots Giertz is known for making, the ultimate product appears to be like terrific — each by way of the element work and by way of its performance. Giertz additionally put in a cage over the truck mattress, and a tailgate that may double as a piece bench. Plus, as you possibly can see from this pretend industrial for the so-called “Truckla,” the factor nonetheless rips each on and off-road.
Alongside along with her crew, Giertz rented a devoted workshop to do the construct, which took round two weeks and a number of sawing on the metallic chassis. The group needed to rebuild essential parts just like the roll cage to make sure that the completed product was nonetheless protected.
There’s nonetheless work to be completed by way of waterproofing, lifting up the car, giving it a paint makeover and extra, per Giertz, however the completed product appears to be like superb, and doubtlessly higher than no matter sci-fi nightmare Elon Musk is placing collectively for the precise Tesla pickup.