Elon Musk is still planning to make a real amphibious electric vehicle of his James Bond car

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Sep 28, 2016

We published an article on a video of a Tesla Model S going through a flooded tunnel over the weekend and Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, shared the article on his popular Twitter account. He then followed up with an interesting Tweet:

If curious abt TSWLM car, am still planning to do a sports sub car that can drive on roads. Just a side project. Limited market potential

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 19, 2016

TSWLM is the acronym of the title for the 1977 James Bond movie ‘The Spy Who Loved Me‘. In the movie, Bond was driving a modified Lotus Esprit that could change into a submarine. The vehicle they used in the movie was lost for years, but it was eventually found in a storage locker bought for $100 and three years ago, Elon Musk secretly bought it for ~$900,000 in a bidding war with another car collector. more…

Filed under: Cars, Tesla Tagged: amphibious electric vehicle, Elon Musk, Lotus Esprit, Tesla, The Spy Who Loved Me

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