In what is certainly a bizarre methodology, Elon Musk recently said that Tesla shot an entire Tommy Gun drum magazine into the size of the manufacturer’s CyberTruck. Moreover, Musk said that no bullets penetrated the vehicle from the passenger side.
Musk responded to a post showing a Tesla CyberTruck with what appeared to be bullet holes penetrating its side. The original poster stated the vehicle looked like it had gone through bulletproof testing, which Muck confirmed in a subsequent reply.
Musk and Tesla Tested CyberTruck “Al Capone Style”
Elon Musk is certainly among the most divisive figures in the modern technology industry. An incredibly successful and undeniably brilliant individual, his methods have been far less conventional than the status of his products. A recent post regarding Tesla testing has added to that unconventional mystique.
Indeed, Elon Musk said that Tesla shot a Tommy Gun magazine into the side of the manufacturer CyberTruck. Specifically, Must said they “emptied the entire drum magazine of a Tommy gun into the driver door, Al Capone style.” Thereafter, he confirmed that no bullets had penetrated the passenger side of the vehicle.
Of all of the top-tier products Tesla has produced, its CyberTruck could be its most ambitious. In a recent Q3 earnings call, Musk called the vehicle “one of those special products that comes along only once in a long while.” Yet, he has also been quick to discuss the logistical concerns regarding the manufacturing of the trucks that Teslsa is seeking to produce a quarter million of by 2025.
The electric truck has already provided “enormous challenges” for the automobile developer. Yet, it is still among the most anticipated, with its technological advancements and unconventional design. The truck was expected to launch in 2021 after being announced in 2019. However, the manufacturing challenges have led to a plethora of delays.