Twitter Is Roasting Elon Musk For Shattering the "Bulletproof" Windows of the Tesla Cybertruck
Tesla's demo of the highly-anticipated Cybertruck did not go as planned for Elon Musk.
On Thursday night, Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's new Cybertruck at a live demonstration in the Los Angeles area. Spoiler alert: It did not go well. In an effort to show that the truck was "literally bulletproof," Musk asked a Tesla designer to throw two metal balls at its "armor glass" windows, and well…
— Mashable (@mashable) November 22, 2019
Judging by his expletive reaction, Musk was not expecting the windows to shatter.
"Well, maybe that was a little too hard," he told the designer after the first metal ball broke the window.
"We'll fix it in post," he quipped after the second window shattered.
Everyone on Twitter made pretty much the same joke about Musk's Cybertuck demonstration gone awry:
— De Grassi Tour (@degrassitour) November 22, 2019
Demo debacle aside, social media users are not impressed with the electric behemoth's futuristic but oddly familiar design…
The new DeLorean is odd pic.twitter.com/Kg0K3srRel
— Dan Kaszeta (@DanKaszeta) November 22, 2019
Musk's evolution into Doc in Back to the Future is nearing completion.
— 🇺🇸L@✳Key✳🇵🇷 (@007keyla007) November 22, 2019
In the past, Musk has boasted that the most expensive version of the Cybertruck would be able to tow up to 14,000 pounds, drive up to 500 miles per hour when fully charged, and go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds. So no one's really that surprised that the demo didn't go as planned.
— Kristian Sturt (@FootieWriter) November 22, 2019
Still, you can't help but admire Musk's sunny disposition. Standing on stage, he responded to both of the windows breaking by pointing out that the metal ball "didn't go through" the glass, which is a "plus." That's true optimism for you.
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