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Tesla Cybertruck vs Rivian R1T: which is better for camping?

TG heads out to the Californian desert to sleep in two really massive electric trucks

Published: 06 May 2024
14 minutes 57 seconds

Tesla markets the Cybertruck not just as an electric pick-up truck, but as an adventure truck that’s durable and rugged enough to go anywhere. Such a pitch moves it out of the urban poseur camp and into a niche where owners... actually camp.

So we borrowed a Cybertruck fully loaded with every accessory possible. And for context, put it up against EV rival Rivian, and its ground-up reimagining of the pick-up truck in the guise of the R1T.

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So, who does the electric adventure truck better? Top Gear magazine’s editor-in-chief, Jack Rix, and head of car testing, Ollie Marriage, headed out to the desert armed with a steak and some fairy lights to find out…

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