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TRUCKLA: The world's first Tesla pickup truck

Simone Giertz
Simone Giertz
Published on Jun 18, 2019

I got tired of waiting for Tesla to release their pickup truck, so I made my own. And I named it Truckla. WATCH HOW WE BUILT IT: https://youtu.be/jKv_N0IDS2A

Awarded Best Fake Truck of 2019
"In a class of its own. Not a great class, but definitely its own" - Road & Smack
“It looks great sweetie” - My parents

Get your very own Truckla t-shirt: https://teespring.com/stores/simone-g...

Patreon supporters get 20% off merch! We're also giving away keychains made out of Truckla: https://www.patreon.com/simonegiertz

It truly took a village to make this project happen. You should hire/follow all these people because they’re smart and skilled and funny too:

Marcos Ramirez: 

Laura Kampf: 

Rich Rebuilds: 

Ryan Kalb, build team: 

Jacquelyn Marker, director: 

Rose Kang, editor for the Truckla commercial: 

Jackie Grieff, editor for the Truckla build video:

Scott Sorensen, camera operator: 

Will Nail, camera operator:

Yvette Solis, preproduction, director:

Ross Huber, mechanical engineer: 

Nathan Azhderian, build team:

Asa Martinez, drone operator:

Zack Wright, sound mix:


P.S. Want to help finish Truckla? We would love to get more collaborators on board! Our current to-do list: waterproofing, putting in bedliner, doing body work, paint etc etc. Send us an email at [email protected]

P.P.S. This video is not sponsored by Tesla. But, if anyone knows Elon, tell him I say hi.

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Amelia Smith
Amelia Smith 3 weeks ago (edited)

Who else came here from the video of her making the truck?😂

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Charles L
Charles L 3 weeks ago

You should take this to the dealership and tell them you have a problem with the car. And film their reaction when they first see it 😂

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notjustmedamnit 2 weeks ago

I'd pay money to see a Elon Musk reaction video of this.

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DakJak10 Official
DakJak10 Official 3 weeks ago

"Available nowhere."
Car thieves: Am I a joke to you?

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Jet Tankstelle
Jet Tankstelle 3 weeks ago

Who else is looking for a comment from Tesla in the comment section 😂

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Ava Diggs
Ava Diggs 3 weeks ago

You should make a removable/collapsible solar panel that fits the shape of your truck bed, so you can charge your truck while driving.

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Amenaz A
Amenaz A 3 weeks ago

The awkward lasso/charging shot is the reason I subscribed.

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WAR WIZARD 3 weeks ago

You actually just made an electric El Camino

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Lawrence Rosof
Lawrence Rosof 2 weeks ago

Geico representative - "You want insurance on a what?"

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LowBattery 3 weeks ago (edited)

"Available no where"
Elon musk: hold my beer

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nevnarien 3 weeks ago

HAHAHA I just love this. especially the part where you used the charging cable as a lasso.

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ThePiceOfGod 3 weeks ago

Next: trucklacopter the worlds first electric pickup truck helicopter

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10,000,000 Subs
10,000,000 Subs 3 weeks ago

She for sure needs a Tesla contract or sponsorship 🤘🏽🤘🏽

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Ally the Adult
Ally the Adult 3 weeks ago

Available: nowhere

Why did I laugh so hard at that?

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Ana A
Ana A 1 month ago

This needs enough publicity so you can make a video of you giving Elon Musk a ride

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Fábio Pereira
Fábio Pereira 2 weeks ago

Hoping to see the updates. Suspension, tires and a better finish of the chrome trim 😂
Congratulation to all, fantastic job!

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Remiix 3 weeks ago

"Cops pulling over Simone"
"Cops seeing a fake plate but also realizing that she made a car from scratch and named it TRUCKLA.

Cops: ... Impressive 😌

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John K
John K 3 weeks ago

Middle of nowhere... plugs in Truckla

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James Grosrenaud Jr
James Grosrenaud Jr 2 weeks ago

That is a Super Bowl quality commercial

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leujin 1 month ago

I'm genuinely impressed at how much this looks like an actual car commercial.

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