I Was Wrong About the Tesla Cybertruck

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer  10 days ago +508

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    • Rovid Bouski
      Rovid Bouski Day ago

      Scotty, also nobody warns you about the electromagnetic fields are actually radiation that can cause cancer similar to being in schools under power lines

    • CNC O
      CNC O 6 days ago

      You gave me a headache dude

    • Random Stuff
      Random Stuff 6 days ago

      Electric cars are simple why are you making it sound so complicated when its not. If you ever own a hobby grade Radio control car then basically you have all you need to know unless your spreed control is not working then all you have to do is replace it i doubt very highly mechanics like you and me will not be replacing chips or processors in fact the whole speed control will get replaced. Some Old school mechanics fear the EV cars but i understand them perfectly and they are far less complicated the an internal combustion engine.

    • david white
      david white 6 days ago

      in this video were you also directing traffic

    • Chris D.
      Chris D. 7 days ago

      @Mark Plott mine goes 260 miles per charge. Winter climate kills range.

  • Shakeel Rajpar
    Shakeel Rajpar 4 hours ago

    Say it don't spray it scotty

  • Salvador Reynoso
    Salvador Reynoso 4 hours ago

    If scotty would flap his arms a little faster he'll hover away 😂

  • B. B.
    B. B. 7 hours ago

    Solid State Batteries ought to do wonders to the electric car industry in the future when they hit the market.

  • Sovrin
    Sovrin 7 hours ago

    Chevy Volt was better than the BMW because it's full sized engine doesn't have any restrictions to speed or driving performance while using the gas engine. Much better solution and the best of both worlds... I only fill the gas tank in my volt once a year.

  • Shitindawoods Bear
    Shitindawoods Bear 10 hours ago

    A transfomer does not convert dc to ac or vise versa g money.

  • Kurt Tan
    Kurt Tan 13 hours ago

    Turn off the volumn, and turn on some music with a different device, he is a very good conductor. :P

  • V Nelson
    V Nelson 15 hours ago

    Scotty, with a Tesla you DON'T rev up you engine! :) There is NO engine. There is NO noise or smog or smoke...just pure unadulterated G force smashing acceleration with an ear to ear grin. You might have to change your opening intro, pal. Have a great day.

  • David
    David 16 hours ago

    He is getting old....

  • Harry Canary
    Harry Canary 17 hours ago

    Hybrids are extremely complicated,so much more can go wrong with hybrids than on gasoline cars or plug-in electric cars. The BMW auxiliary generator system sounds promising,sort of like a GM Diesel-electric locomotives.

  • Biggins
    Biggins 21 hour ago

    I bought a used Prius. I would not do it again. The repairs are too expensive. I WOULD buy a new one with the best warranty available and once all the warranties were up I would get rid of it.

  • Master Sebby
    Master Sebby Day ago

    But scotty, i have to tell you what because you said it too many times 😂 on the priuses, the electric motor is inside the CVT, on the shaft between the transmission and the engine, on the transmission side.
    And then there is the generator on the engine side of the transmission, that acts like a clutch between the electric motor, the gasoline engine, the transmission and the need of regenerative power ^^
    Not what you say to people but yeah still very complex.

  • Slider68
    Slider68 Day ago

    I agree with your explanation on EV vs hybrid vs gasoline cars - BUT, where I disagree is with you recommending daily commuters stay away from EVs. For people who drive less than about 100 miles each way to/from work each day there are awesome EV options out there that are incredibly inexpensive to operate, fun/easy to drive, and easily can handle the daily mileage - even in the winter. Plugging a car in when you get home is very easy to get used to (and the car will remind you by text message if you forget), it only takes seconds, and results in you not only always having a fully charged EV every morning, but you never need to waste time going to a gas station. Another advantage to EVs is in the winter you get to climb into a pre-warmed car every day.

    I'd recommend anyone commuting to/from work every day figure out their daily mileage and then take a look at and test drive EVs that are rated for at least 50% more EV distance than they need on a daily charge (including all driving around before/after work and during lunch). EVs are expensive to buy but you can easily save far more than the increased price by paying for efficient electricity instead of inefficient (expensive) gasoline. On top of that governments are still handing out subsidies on EVs AND you often get to cruise to/from work in car pool lanes, even if you are the only one in the EV.

    I know a dozen people who bought EVs over the past 5 years and without exception every single one loves their EV and says they will never buy a gasoline powered car for daily commuting again. Many of them have gone from paying up to $600 per month on gasoline to paying less than $80 on electricity.

    EVs do suck for long trips and for towing though. For occasional long trips and towing the guys/gals I know leave their EVs at home and either drive a rental or, if they have one, their second car.

  • John Wang
    John Wang Day ago +1

    Scotty should get a Tesla. Then see what he says about it

  • izsak itt
    izsak itt Day ago

    Gas stations always close by? Electricity is always closer! A 100 foot extension most likely finds power for an EV to become mobile. May be faster than waiting for AAA or walking around with a gas can.

  • izsak itt
    izsak itt Day ago

    Let's throw in some facts. With simple common 220 volt 50 amp rms breakers installed at home, I charge my Model S in about 2.5 hours overnight to replenish my daily consumption for the average 50 miles I travel. Every morning I leave the house with a comfortable range of over 200 miles. Plenty for cold climates too. Charging at night, the fuel (electricity) cost per mile is about 4 cents, about a fifth of the cost compared to ICE cars. Tesla's supercharger network and the car's automated management of charger to charger routing makes road trips a non issue. Eliminating the weekly 10 minute stops at gas stations is an absolute pleasure. Spending about 10 hours (52 weeks * 10 minutes / week) at the gas stations every year? No thanks! How about the much reduced maintenance time and cost with the electric car? The driveability of the electrics are amazing with one pedal driving. With regenerative braking, hardly any brake wear. Absolutely the way to go.

  • Christopher Esposito

    1. It is really ugly.

  • Preston Tucker
    Preston Tucker Day ago

    batteries are temperature regulated. batteries kept warm in the winter, cool in the summer. save money on gas.

  • Preston Tucker
    Preston Tucker Day ago

    you don't jump start a tesla

  • Jorge Manzanares

    Usted mueve mucho los brazos...

  • R M
    R M Day ago

    those new glass solid state batteries comming out may help address the cold issue

  • N C
    N C Day ago +1

    Nice to see that a disjointed OCD dancing rant, can get so many views.... Wonder if he took his meds, if anyone would still watch?

  • William Mitchem
    William Mitchem Day ago

    A pile of Cyber junk... Hey California tell them when those politicians cut your power off and you can't charge your Cyber truck haaaaa! I will keep my Ford. Thanks.

  • Booba Fat
    Booba Fat Day ago

    I love CyberTruck :)

  • Van Niyo
    Van Niyo 2 days ago +1

    Everyone thinks he's moving his hands for no apparent reason, but really he's fighting off evil invisible shadow ninjas.

  • Lawrence Talley
    Lawrence Talley 2 days ago

    Why do all the vehicles medal is so bad? Lean on and it dents! We pay to much for this to happened! And why do they always give us dubby tires when we should get a real spear?

  • Nexus Eight
    Nexus Eight 2 days ago

    He speaketh with thyne hands....

  • koscashcars
    koscashcars 2 days ago

    keep driving toyotas krazy kilmer

  • Parker aka Name Family

    He's doing Tai Chi

  • T R
    T R 2 days ago

    What is the mpg on the bmw electric when it’s running on the electric from the motor cycle engine?

  • Fight CPS
    Fight CPS 2 days ago

    Run out of gas in the middle of nowhere, you're just as stuck as running out of power in an electric car.
    Unless you walk to a gas station and pick up a supplimental battery or gas....same same

  • lbecque
    lbecque 2 days ago

    I never heard Scotty contradict himself so many times. DC motors are better, AC motors are better.... Actually the Tesla M3 uses a Interior Permanent Magnet (IPM) synchronous motor which also has the characteristics of a Switched reluctance motor which addresses the 30% less efficiency Scotty mentioned for AC motors. The Tesla motors are the most efficient in the industry and years ahead of everyone else building electric cars.

  • First_and_4Most
    First_and_4Most 2 days ago

    Doesn't the Tesla have a solar panel over the truck bed that, I assume, will charge the battery?

  • Grim Reaper
    Grim Reaper 2 days ago

    I wont have a new car or truck. Too much bullsh!t on it. I'll just stick with my 67 Chevy Chevelle. Gets better gas mileage than most new cars. Plus its payed for.

  • Matthew Talbot-Paine

    I always thought the electric cars should have removable batteries and then maybe you could have a spare battery set charging at home while you are using the main one, I'd find this pretty useful because I don't have a drive way and the street parking for myself is too far from my house.

  • Toledo Navarrese
    Toledo Navarrese 2 days ago

    Very few people know this but Scott is a conductor for the Texas Philharmonic

  • JMac Subie
    JMac Subie 2 days ago

    You should see what happens to the Teslas driving range when they used it for towing😂😂😂 I believe it was good for 80 miles vs the 300+ its supposed to have...Same with any off roading

  • Faustin Gashakamba
    Faustin Gashakamba 3 days ago

    Yes, tell us about motorcycles' engines. I would like to hear Scotty talking about Motorcycles. I like bikes better than cages (cars). I am only here because Scotty is such a terrific entertainer!

  • Drunk Squirrel
    Drunk Squirrel 3 days ago

    Sorry Scott, but you are wrong about A LOT of things

  • Anders Andersson
    Anders Andersson 3 days ago

    Scotty in you case yes go hybrid. Old people tend to forget to plug it in. :)
    But for us younger people that is a no issue.
    You are old school and love maintenance.
    BEVs need much less maintenance and pollute less and cost less to drive.
    You are getting closer to understand BEVs but your learning curve is step.

  • Phillip Collins
    Phillip Collins 3 days ago

    Why hasn't anyone done a gas generator engine. The engines sole purpose is to charge or run the electric motor. It's how modern locomotives are run.

  • J T
    J T 3 days ago

    Honestly who dislikes Scotty's videos. How could you possibly dislike this man? He's like the coolest uncle ever.

  • Dan Gabor
    Dan Gabor 3 days ago

    Failed used car salesman.

  • Brian Mabe
    Brian Mabe 3 days ago

    I love this man's hand gestures.

  • overdozenguquen
    overdozenguquen 3 days ago

    In my humble 2 cents, I have few things to say, hear me out and if you can give it some thoughts.
    1. A little bit of math from an electrical engineer: 1 gallon of diesel is equivalent to 40kwh, so the model X has maximum 100kwh which equals to 2.5 gallons of diesel as far as energy storage is concerned. I estimate the cybertruck will have 200kwh and can travel 500 miles. Can you travel 500 miles with 5 gallons of diesel? This shows how efficient electric automobile are. That is why electric car owner can save a lot of money travelling.
    2. The future is here just like when the qwerty keyboard phone is switched to touch screen phone. Just like when we switch from horse to car, from wood to oil and now from oil to electric and solar. Look at china and how pollution is making everyone sick in big city, and soon everywhere on this earth.
    3. If you found someone put garbage in front of your house what would you feel? Well, everyday people spraying exhaust garbage right into your nose, much worse than the sight of garbage in front of your house. It will be illegal in California from 2025 and eventually everywhere. Wake up and really see the truth instead of sticking to what used to work but won't in the future. In the beginning of automobile people actually going through the same rejection of new things, such as between horse and car where horse only need grass and water and you coouldn't get gas in the middle of the road (there used to be no gas station anywhere). You already know what the result was.
    4. If you buy a gas automobile now, be prepare to not be able to sell it to others and have to purchase electric once the law is changed because we will have to outlaw gas automobile.
    Embrace what is better instead of holding on and hanging on to what no longer work and regret much more later on.
    My little 2 cents advice to readers.

  • John Wang
    John Wang 3 days ago

    Actually, the problem with DC motors over AC motors is or more correctly was commutation. Modern power electronics has addressed this problem and given us brush less DC motors. The main problem with AC motors is that the rate of rotation is tied to the frequency of the AC power and the number of poles in the motor, in other words, it used to be that AC motors ran at one speed and one speed only. However modern power electronics have allowed us to customize the frequency of the AC power provided to the AC motor. Now, AC of course allows the use of high voltages and low currents thereby reducing the thickness of the cables required and the energy loss commensurate with high currents. Overall, the respective disadvantages have been addressed with power electronics. One of my undergrad papers decades ago was that the new power semiconductors will make the use of AC motors for vehicles possible and perhaps advantageous. I was writing of vehicles such as LRT trains but basically what I predicted did come true both with LRT's and EV's.
    Note, due to the ingenious mechanical transmission of the Prius, it has two electric motors, one for counter torque so with the Prius, there's actually three prime movers and of course the weight of having so many systems. The Tesla's claim to fame is the use of Halbach arrays to effectively double magnetic field strength, of course Halbach arrays also create an alternating pattern of magnetic fields hence AC motors are a must.

  • bernard jeanny
    bernard jeanny 3 days ago

    DC to AC using transformers?

  • Dan Chase
    Dan Chase 3 days ago

    AC motors are 30% less efficient? I guess Scotty hasn't researched anything in 40 years. Tesla's AC motors are 97% efficient. AC efficiency made huge improvements the last twenty years. My solar inverter is 99% efficient. Please research before "educating" people.

  • Javlonbek Ergashev
    Javlonbek Ergashev 3 days ago

    Who is here to see his shaking hands?

  • Kevin S
    Kevin S 3 days ago

    Yes, the serial hybrid, like the BMW, gives you the range without the complexity of the dual drive train in the parallel hybrid.

  • IOn Vash
    IOn Vash 3 days ago

    The Tesla motors are brushless DC motors its basically a 3 polled motor controlled by pulse width modulation of high voltage DC. The higher the frequency the faster it turns, way different than an AC motor

  • Maria Veiga
    Maria Veiga 3 days ago

    The diesel locomotive was invented and put to use along time ago.... imagine the fuel milage we would be getting if passenger vehicles would have been built the same way.... not a 350 v8 hybrid but a 1000cc diesel powered ac to DC propulsion.... if it wasn't feasible trains wouldn't work

  • joe toronto
    joe toronto 3 days ago

    Short story is Toronto to Quebec is some 10 hours drive with a gas engine in the winter With an electric car I would have to sleep somewhere because the to frequent time to recharge and the tie consuming of the operation It would end up more expensive on the long run

  • Shaun
    Shaun 3 days ago

    I'm curious if Scotty has actually ever owned a Tesla.

  • Denshi-Oji
    Denshi-Oji 3 days ago

    The only Prius "transmission" I am aware of is an Electric transmission. IT IS NOT a CVT! It uses Electric motors, plus the conventional Engine, and depending on the speed and charge, it runs the Engine and/or the Electric Motors at various speeds, and even directions (on the Electric Motors) to produce motion of the vehicle. It does have the advantages a CVT has in being fully adjustable to optimize for torque and power, but the comparison ends there.

  • anyons5
    anyons5 3 days ago

    The comparison between jump starting an electric car and an ICE car is a false equivalency. Jump starting a car provides energy to engage the mechanical process for combustion. Charging the car provides "fuel" for the vehicle's propulsion. A better comparison would be comparing an electric car out of battery charge and a ICE car out of gasoline. You can tap into almost any source of electricity to charge the car (including the sun), but you can't get gasoline from sunshine; You have to get it for a gas station.

  • anyons5
    anyons5 3 days ago +3

    Scotty, i usually like you're insights into long-term failure and mechanical processes that a repair mechanics sees on an ICE car, but in this case you are not well informed. Modern electric cars operate nothing like a toy RC car. You failed to mention the key component, the the Power electronics module or power inverter. Transformers are not key primary components of the AC or DC drivetrain. Transformers don't generate multi-phase AC wave. They step one voltage down to another voltage or vice versa at a fixed ratio. That is done with an array cascading power transistors. You're logic of DC motor's torque decay does hold water with modern power electronics. Torque this only limited by the available power from the battery . As the shaft speed increases, the rotational torque will drop off proportionally. Range doesn't reduce in cold weather because a loss of efficiency; range is lost because the chemical reaction slows down when the temperature drops. This is an entirely new way of propulsion, it's worth understanding it first before forming an opinion on its shortcomings.

  • Ron Evans
    Ron Evans 3 days ago

    Hey Scotty, good video. I wonder how all electric holds up in really hot climates too since batteries don't like extreme heat

  • Vadim Romanovich
    Vadim Romanovich 3 days ago

    Used electric Smart Fortwo is a bargain and with short commute, its perfect.

  • saulns
    saulns 3 days ago

    Um, Tesla’s curb weight is higher than most hyrids. Don’t take my word check Wikipedia