Tesla CEO and billionaire Elon Musk is often affectionately referred to as a super villain for his abstract thinking and do-anything attitude. On Wednesday evening, Musk further solidified his outside-of-the-box approach to the auto industry by saying that Tesla will make its upcoming Roadster hover above the ground – or “something” like that.
Ignoring the irony of the John DeLorean comparisons, the CEO replied to a tweet that featured an image of a Back to the Future-esque floating DMC, indicating that Tesla had been looking into making the next generation Roadster mimic a similar ability.
He’s got to be kidding. Surely Musk wouldn’t think about stuffing rocket thrusters in a car, right?
Apparently, he’s serious. Musk had mentioned before that the Roadster was going to get some sort of “SpaceX” option package that would feature rocket thrusters on the car. In fact, he said it would be “out of this world” (pun…