The first matte black Cybertruck has been spotted and it could mean something huge is coming

  • Matte black Cybertruck spotted
  • It was driven by Tesla Chief Designer, Franz von Holzhausen
  • It could man wraps or other finishes are in the pipeline

Published on Nov 06, 2023 at 3:30 PM (UTC+4)
by Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones

Last updated on Nov 08, 2023 at 12:16 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Alessandro Renesis

The first matte black Cybertruck has been spotted and it could mean something huge is coming

Tesla Chief Designer, Franz von Holzhausen, has been seen in a matte black Cybertruck – and it turns out it’s not a wrap.


We’ve had months of sneak peeks of the Tesla Cybertruck in its original stainless steel color.

It’s also cropped up in camo and disguised as a Ford F-150 for fun – and even wood.

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However this all-black look is timeless and classic.

Von Holzhausen was at the wheel in Santa Monica Teslas & Coffee on Saturday (4 November) according to Adam C (aka @AtomAntEater) on X.

The sighting was thought to potentially herald an upcoming factory option of wrapping the Cybertruck.

However a post since then to the Tesla CyberTruck group on Facebook has disputed it being a vinyl wrap.

The post by Joshua Rickards claims that it’s “anodized titanium layered/coated stainless steel”.

However one comment on the wrap disagreed.

“There’s literally a video of the wrap peeling up where a shitty body line is pinching the wrap,” it said.

“It’s a wrap.

“Or maybe it’s the anodized titanium cryotreat crinkled the aluminum,” they said paired with crying laughing emojis.

Others agreed that it was a “rushed” wrap job as “SS cannot be anodized.”

Tesla recently launched a premium color wrap for the Model 3 and Model Y.

These are priced at $7,500-$8,000.

A similar option for the Cybertruck could be a possibe option.

This is partly because stainless steel can’t be easily painted and would add a layer of personalization.

However a vehicle of this size would require a lot more wrapping and cost $10K + to do.

But the Cybertruck’s relative fewer curves would make installation and cutting easier than Model 3 and Y.

Some believe wrap options will appear within several months of the 30 November launch.


Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones

London-based Amelia cut her journalistic teeth covering all things lifestyle, wellness and luxury in the UK capital. Fast-forward a decade and the experienced content creator and editor has put pen to paper for glossy magazines, busy newsrooms and coveted brands. When her OOO is on you can find her spending quality time with her young family, in the gym or exploring the city she loves.