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Tesla working on an amphibious vehicle

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by hileyms, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. hileyms

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  2. AnOutsider

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    Is this a joke?

     
  3. ecarfan

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    I wondered the same thing. It doesn't seem like something Elon would devote company resources to.
     
  4. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

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    Think a little blue sky. The key challenge of a submersible car is sealing the vehicle and making it waterproof. Work in that area could have other benefits.

    Besides, it's cool and cool stuff is always worthy of research.
     
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    Plus he may want to get his James Bond car up and running.
     
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    I'd say he's venting the frustration they got sealing those falcon doors...
     
  7. SteveW25561

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    I wonder if it's a tongue in cheek reference to the ambibious James Bond car he bought. I recall that it was rumoured that Elon was going to try and make it truly functional but this was a just for fun, billionaire plaything idea and not a Tesla corporate goal.
     

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