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Tesla Cybertruck 'Boat Mode' grants Elon Musk's amphibious car dreams in fan-made render

• Teslarati

The video by hypercarislands gives passionate fishermen an idea of how Tesla's first pickup could double as an amphibious car in "Boat Mode." The man in the back of the Cybertruck in the rendering is visibly happy, enjoying beautiful weather while catching fish in a floating Tesla.

Underwater vehicles are something Musk has been vocal about in the past, especially when it comes to the idea of a submarine car. While Tesla vehicles in the past have performed impressively when confronted with deep water, no Tesla vehicle has ever taken on a body of water as large as an ocean.

After a Model S easily navigated through a flooded tunnel in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2016, Musk tweeted that while "We *def* don't recommend this, but Model S floats well enough to turn it into a boat for short periods of time. Thrust via wheel rotation." In May 2019, another Model S "floated" through a flooded neighborhood somewhere in the United States.