Here is the difference that Elon and Tesla fanboi's don't seem to grasp. Towing isn't about speed or acceleration numbers like those silly videos of the Tesla semi whipping past diesel 18 wheelers up a grade in the mountains... It's about slow and steady... Over the long haul, the ICE powered tow vehicle will be to it's destination long before a battery powered one will and it's time to recharge.For what reason is a ridgeline more functional than a cybertruck? The cybertruck has both a lower and higher suspension, storage under the bed, a larger bed than full sized pickups, 4 wheel steering, can undoubtedly tow more, way faster… etc…. Of course it’s more expensive but these days a ridgeline is flirting with $50k so it’s not exactly cheap either
I'll take a gas/diesel powered truck over this anytime for towing. Yea, you'll blow past me in the mountains with all that amazing power, but after you do that and you are sitting in a recharging place on the other side of the mountain for 3 hours recharging, I'll just smile and wave as I breeze right on by. And I know my ICE will still be running in 20 years.