Tesla Cyberquad just sold out in China despite being banned in the US

The Cyberquad was pulled in the US after being sold for $1,900 a piece, but that had little impact on sales in China this week.

by | Published on 20th Jul 2023

Tesla has just launched its Cyberquad in China, selling out within minutes. 

The automaker originally planned to produce a full-scale electric quadbike which would be sold alongside the Cybertruck when it made it to production. 

But just like the Cybertruck itself, that idea was pushed back and Tesla released a kids’ version with a 150 lbs (68kg) weight limit instead.

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When the ‘Tesla Cyberquad for Kids’ first went on sale in the USA last year, all 5,000 units were sold out within literal minutes. 

The ATV was sold for $1,900 a unit but was also available to be bought in Dogecoin. 

The kids’ Cyberquad had a small 500-watt electric motor and could reach speeds of just 16km/h (10mph). 

It also had a battery pack that was only good for about 15 miles of range. 

But there was no second batch because the four-wheeler was ultimately pulled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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The recall was called after a 36-year-old woman hurt herself after falling off the kids’ bike. 

According to reports, she was riding the quad with an eight-year-old child when it tipped. 

Despite the Cyberquad being designed and built for kids, this was enough to initiate a full investigation into the safety of the product. 

And eventually, the U.S. commission ruled it didn’t meet safety standards for two reasons: its mechanical suspension and tire pressure. 

But all this appeared to have no impact on sales in China this week.

And it’s understandable because the automaker’s quad is actually a pretty cool-looking product (especially if you’re a kid). 

It’s an all-electric four-wheel ATV constructed from a steel frame featuring a cushioned seat and adjustable suspension with rear disk braking. 

There are even LED light bars lending themselves to the iconic Cybertruck look.



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Kate Bain is the Page Editor at supercarblondie.com. She is based in Dubai and coordinates coverage of the latest news across automotive, technology, and lifestyle. Kate has a bachelor's degree in business and post graduate in journalism. She is an experienced editor and journalist who has worked for News Corp, Daily Mail Australia, and Sky News. When she's not at work, you'll find her attached at the hip to her dog, Thor.

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