This year, Tesla plans to show a prototypean electric pickup truck, as well as working on launching the production of Model Y and Class 8 tractors. But who cares when Tesla has the design of an underwater car that just gathers dust in a long box. Tesla CEO Ilon Musk mentioned an electric underwater vehicle when answering a question during a company’s annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday in Mountain View, California.
One of the shareholders asked ifTesla create a water machine, that is, a vehicle that can travel on roads and then go underwater or onto water. It turned out that the company has a design of an underwater vehicle, inspired by Lotus Esprit, shown in the James Bond movie, "The Spy Who Loved Me."
Tesla will do underwater vehicles?
“I thought it was a very cool thing,” said Musk. And he added that he owns the car from this movie.
Musk says that there is a technical possibility to make a working version, however, “I think that the market for such will be very small - small, but with enthusiasm”.
However, Musk will not give up everything and engage in the creation of an underwater vehicle. He says he does not want to be distracted. However, one day, perhaps a show version of this baby will appear.
Recall also that Ilon Musk wants to releaseTesla pickup cyberpunk. The fact that Tesla intends to release its own pickup, it became known in December 2017. A month later, Ilon Musk announced that the car would be larger than the Ford F-150 and get some kind of "breakthrough" feature. It was noted that the details of the upcoming new product will be disclosed between October 2018 and April 2019. It seems that this moment has come - in an interview with the Recode publication, the entrepreneur announced that the pick-up might be so futuristic that some people would hardly dare to buy it.
It was noted that the appearance of the car will beinspired by the movie "Blade Runner" and will contain a huge amount of titanium. Back in August, Ilon admitted that the pickup was his personal favorite among the company's planned cars. Since only he is strongly interested in this project, the car is unlikely to gain mass popularity. However, you should not be afraid - later the company will release the usual version of the pickup.
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