(Reuters) — Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk indicated on Sunday that the electric carmaker received 200,000 orders for its electric pickup truck within three days of its launch.
Musk, who has been regularly tweeting about the Cybertruck’s features since its launch late Thursday, has also been updating his followers with the number of orders the company has received.
In an earlier tweet, Musk said the company had received 146,000 orders for Cybertruck, and tweeted again on Sunday saying “200K” – an apparent reference to the number of orders.
The company’s website shows that an immediate payment of $100 is required to reserve an order for the Cybertruck, which has a starting price of $39,900.
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