Back in December 2021, Tesla introduced a Cybertruck-inspired whistle. The so-called Cyberwhistle went on sale on Tesla’s online shop for $50 a piece.
At the time, Musk promoted the product by jokingly writing on Twitter “don’t waste your money on that silly Apple Cloth, buy our whistle instead!”
Don’t waste your money on that silly Apple Cloth, buy our whistle instead!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 1, 2021
If you happen to be unfamiliar, the Apple Cloth is a piece of fabric “designed” by the tech giant to be used to clean screens of Apple products. Apple at the time was made fun of for charging $20 for a small piece of fabric.
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However, despite Elon Musk making fun of the Cyberwhisle by comparing it to the Apple Cloth, the product nonetheless sold out within hours of being offered.
A lot of people at the time shared their disappointment for not being able to purchase this novelty item. Soon after, prices for the Cyberwhistle shot up and were selling on the secondary market for as much as $200.
Tesla most likely seems to have noticed this trend and a few hours back brought back the Cyberwhistle to the company’s online shop. However, one thing different about the Cyberwhistle this time is that it can only be purchased using Doge Coin.
The EV maker is asking 645 Dogecoins for the product. Currently, 1 dogecoin is trading for around $0.0875, so 645 doge coins means about $55.
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And if you’re asking what you’ll be getting for your 645 doge coins. Tesla in the product description writes “inspired by Cybertruck, the limited-edition Cyberwhistle is a premium collectible made from medical-grade stainless steel with a polished finish. The whistle includes an integrated attachment feature for added versatility.”
As of now, the Cyberwhistle still appears to be available for purchase at Tesla’s online shop. However, if last time is any predictor, you should order your Cybertruck-inspired whistle soon before it sells out.
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So what do you think? Happy that the Cyberwhistle is back in Tesla’s online shop? Also, how do you feel about Tesla only selling the product in Doge Coins? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.
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