While the Cybertruck’s launch has been pushed back until sometime next year, those hankering after a mishmash of sharp angles had the opportunity to avail themselves of a much smaller — and cheaper — substitute.
Elon Musk invited his 65 million followers on Twitter to “Blow the whistle on Tesla!” with a new $50 “cyberwhistle” that’s already sold out on Tesla’s site. Never one to miss an opportunity for a sneaky dig, in a tweet that followed, Musk recommended his followers to not waste their money on “that silly Apple Cloth,” a reference to a $19 microfiber polishing cloth from Apple that sold out within hours.
Just like the aforementioned cloth, the popularity of the Cyberwhistle soon saw demand outstrip supply. Not only did it quickly sell out, but some opportunistic resellers had already listed the trinket on eBay with most asking in the $150-$300 range, but some are going as high as $2,250.
The crazier part is that we found dozens of Cyberwhistles having actually sold for over $200 on eBay. Talk about getting high.
Don’t waste your money on that silly Apple Cloth, buy our whistle instead!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 1, 2021
While even $50 is unquestionably a lot to ask for a whistle, Tesla says that this “premium collectible” is made from medical-grade stainless steel with a polished finish. It also comes with an “integrated attachment feature for added versatility,” which surely has to be the most roundab
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