The Tesla Cybertruck has its side mirrors for protective purposes and, as required by law for motor vehicles, so that it can see the blind spots of the vehicle from other passing ones. However, it is one factor that several people do not like on the car, and CEO Elon Musk says that they are removable, but it has to be in the hands of the owner.

Tesla Cybertruck: Side Mirrors are Removable Says Elon Musk

Tesla Cybertruck Side Mirrors
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A fan has asked the Tesla CEO about the design of the Cybertruck, particularly its hardware that is known to be essential to vehicles and is required by law to have one. The side mirrors appear as a sleek device, something that is needed when driving a car, but a user says that they are not "OK" with the equipment.

Here, according to the Techno King of Tesla, side mirrors are still required by law which is why it is there on the Cybertruck, but there is a hack if it bothers the owner for their preferences. Musk reveals that the side mirrors are removable and are optional to be used once the car is already at the hands of the respective owner.

However, it is quite noting that it is required by law to have one when driving around.

 
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Do You Need the Side Mirrors of the Cybertruck?

Side mirrors are a must for all vehicles, especially as they can tell drivers if there is a car passing by their left or right side when transferring lanes or parking. It is essential and needed by any vehicle, but times are changing, and owners are looking into more sleek designs.

Moreover, if the Tesla Cybertruck rolls out with 100 percent full autonomy, it would hardly need the side mirrors when driving.

Tesla Cybertruck: Release Date?

Tesla has a massive demand for its fully-electric pickup truck that is in the form of the Cybertruck, one of the very first iterations and concepts of an EV truck for the country. It has been a massive name on the clean energy company that has recorded a massive 1 million reservations and preorders, but it is not yet revealed by the company for a release date.

Some speculations say that it would come by 2022, but according to other fans and enthusiasts, it would be available for release by next year, but deliveries in 2023. It is unknown on what part Tesla is having a hard time on the manufacturing of the Cybertruck, especially as the company has already bought its die-cast machine to ease its creation.

Having said this, the Cybertruck is still one car to drool over for some because it is simply a Tesla, one of the most popular EV manufacturers of the present times. Moreover, it presents a design that is either fits into what a person imagines for a "cyber truck" or a vehicle that is made for the future of transportation and autonomy that would not need its side mirrors.

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