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Both the body and glass should be able to resist small arms fire as-is.


But perhaps you are referring to an official "bullet resistant" rating?
The body panels and glass would both probably need to be a thicker to resist three consecutive shots in the same location to achieve such a rating.

 
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The best way to get a bulletproof Cybertruck is probably to not retire someplace where people shoot at you.

Second best way is you’ll have to hire a speciality limousine company to outfit the door panels and pillars with kevlar and/or ceramic, and replace all of the glass with bullet resistant acrylic. It’s going to make the vehicle very heavy, so you’ll probably need the dual/tri motor model to start out.

The windows Elon Musk demonstrated won’t work so well with small high velocity bullets. The glass resists puncturing to prevent break-ins and theft, but what you really need to stop a bullet is a material that traps it. That‘s what the bullet resistant acrylic does, it traps the bullet and slows it down.
 

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And where is that?

I’ve lived in Ohio and Florida and never been shot at. I have friends in Nova Scotia Canada, London England, Nice France, and Florence Italy, and none of them have been shot at either.
 
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