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Like a vision of what's to come, a Cybertruck was seen driving around the Texas Giga Factory facility on Thursday night.

The driver? None other than Elon Musk himself.


Musk said in a tweet that he was driving the futuristic truck around the under-construction site. The site, located in southeast Travis Couty will be the home to the largest factory for the Tesla Cybertruck and the Tesla Semi.

In the visit, Musk was seen speaking with construction workers while showing off his ride. The model in question is thought to be an older prototype because it still has door handles, while newer designs of the vehicle do not.

The truck, which looks like a sci-fi fantasy realized, is an electric pickup truck that is said to be bulletproof and has come out on top in a tug-of-war with an F-150.

Giga Texas has been under construction since last summer. The $1.1 billion, 2,100-acre, 7.9-million-square-foot factory is expected to be completed this year with deliveries for the Cybertruck and Model Y Tesla also expected to be underway "if we're lucky." Cybertruck volume production will begin in 2022.

Until then, Musk has plenty more up his sleeve in and around Austin. Musk is a big component to the city's "boomtown" status, as he has called it, and his other companies—The Boring Company, SpaceX and Neuralink are all operational in the Lone Star State.

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