After sending a car to space, Elon Musk, head of the company Tesla, a new challenge was posed: build a submarine car. And according to what he told at the Annual General Meeting of the company's shareholders, he is close to doing so, then has the design to turn your desire into reality.
Elon Musk speaks at the Annual General Meeting of Tesla shareholders. (Photo: AP)
The question came from the audience in the middle of an exhibition of Musk: Can Tesla build a water car in the future? The businessman who was born in South Africa 47 years ago was clear: "It's funny that they mention it. We have a construction to build an underwater car like the one shown in "The spy who loved me""he said.
The poster of the movie "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977), with Roger Moore in James Bond's Role.
The reference to Musk It is available at the cinema: The spy who loved me is a movie released in 1977 that recorded Roger Moore in the role of James Bond, the famous British agent. In that you can observe 007 running a Lotus Spirit to has the ability to go underwater, before KGB Anyas Amasova's remaining gaze, interpreted by the American actress Barbara Bach.
"When I saw that scene, I thought it was the coolest thing I've ever seen in a movie," he told Musk. And there's a detail that can't go unnoticed: in 2013, the entrepreneur paid nearly one million dollars to keep the Lotus Spirit used in The spy who loved me.
Elon Musk has already sent a car to space. (Photo: Reuter)
"When I was a kid, in South Africa, It was great to see James Bond take out his Lotus Esprit from a dock, pressed a button and turned it into a submarine submarine, "he said at the time Muskwho also had doubts about how he looked on the screen could become a reality.
James Bond's Lotus Spirit comes out of the water in "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977).
"I was disappointed to know that it really can't be transformed. What to do is update it with a Tesla electric train and try to really change it, he said in 2013. Now his position was changed, even though he clarified that It will be difficult to build an underwater car.
"Maybe we do a show car sometime, it would be funny. I think the market for this would be small, small but enthusiastic, "he pointed out. Musk.