— Engadget (@engadget) November 22, 2019
Is there a german word for taking pleasure when bad things happen to Elon?:
Tesla unveiled its futuristic pickup truck at a promotional event in Los Angeles, but when it came to showing off the vehicle’s durability, things didn’t quite go as planned.
CEO Elon Musk claimed the car was “bulletproof” against a 9mm handgun. But when he got Tesla’s chief designer to throw a metal ball at one of its armored windows, audible surprise could be heard as the glass smashed — twice.
“Oh my f—— God,” Musk exclaimed when it first happened. “Well, maybe that was a little too hard.”
Design lead Franz Von Holzhausen gave it another shot, this time with another window. Again, the ball cracked the glass pretty badly.
Ok, I actually really love the design and idea of the first few generations of Teslas. Somewhere along the way, Elon seems to have let his mouth get ahead of reality though. And these trucks are really fugly. They are like the H2 Hummers for ecological friendly pricks maybe?
Here’s a better angle: