Tesla desires to indicate off a prototype of an electrical pickup this 12 months and it’s engaged on bringing the Mannequin Y and Class eight semi truck into manufacturing.
However actually, who cares about any of that as a result of Tesla apparently has a design for a submarine automobile simply sitting round gathering mud.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about the electrical submarine automobile in response to a query throughout the firm’s annual shareholder’s assembly Tuesday in Mountain View, Calif. The shareholder requested whether or not Tesla had thought-about constructing an aquatic automobile, that means a automobile that would journey on roads, after which transition into or below water.
It seems a design exists for a submarine automobile impressed by the Lotus Esprit featured within the James Bond movie, the Spy Who Cherished Me.
“I assumed that was like the good factor,” Musk stated, including that he owns the automobile from the film.
Musk stated it’s technically doable to make a functioning model, however added “I feel the marketplace for this might be small — small, however enthusiastic.”
Constructing such a a automobile can be a distraction, Musk stated. Nevertheless, he left the chance open that perhaps sometime Tesla would make it a present automobile.