The new six-wheeled convertible is Elon Musk’s new car, according to the latest tweet from the Tesla boss, but Cyberpunk 2077 fans will know exactly where they’ve seen the car before.
Elon Musk recently tweeted a photo of the new car sparking discussion on mico-blogging
Known for its electric cars and autonomous driving technology, you’d be surprised if Elon Musk’s latest car isn’t a technological marvel or a bold move. In fact, Musk’s new car is a six-wheeler that has been added to his personal garage. The boss of Tesla and SpaceX recently took to Twitter to share the image of his new car. He wrote: “Me in my new sick car (I left him the money)”. However, before you hope it’s a new retro-mod Tesla or Musk’s extravagant display of wealth, here are the car’s true origins.
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Me in my new sick car
(left him the money) pic.twitter.com/EGaY1FVfHm
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 3, 2021
The tweet shared by Musk shows a golden convertible with six tires and detailed artwork. However, take a closer look and the image will look a bit graphic in nature. Indeed, the image is a screenshot from the Cyberpunk 2077 video game. The action role-playing video game was released late last year and is published by C Projekt. The car is part of the game, not the real deal.
Since Musk posted the image on April 3, 2021, the tweet has garnered over 2.43 lakh likes and over 11,800 retweets, at the time of this report’s publication. It has also caused enough confusion among Musk followers. While one section of followers thought of it as a real buy and chose to cast a shadow over the entrepreneur for his public display of wealth, the other section quickly picked up on the joke.
Don’t offend Elon Musk but I can’t see what’s special about your new car, it is! Suse of your wealth because it’s a van! Ty & d¤ has no positive impact on the lives of others; Use your wealth to help people. In addition, your electric cars are expensive! Ve, do a majority model can buy …
– Daniel Regha (@DanielRegha) April 3, 2021
Elon Musk is known to be an avid gamer, especially Cyberpunk 2077. Earlier this year, Musk tweeted about the possibility of playing the video game on the gaming computer inside the Tesla Model S. Musk has been playing Cyberpunk 2077 since its release. and occasionally shared his thoughts on the microblogging site. He praised the aesthetics of the video game but also noted the bugs and issues that needed to be fixed.
Delamain AI cabins should be able to drive themselves when you’re there and be electric by 2077
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 9, 2021
Most recently, Musk shared his dissatisfaction on Twitter pointing out that video game cars need to be self-driving and electric given that the game is set in 2077. Several users have also understood this previously and pointed out that the game does not. had not. kind of in-depth traffic AI, which would otherwise add to the realism of the game. Similar role-playing games like Grand Theft Auto had this over ten years ago.
On the job front, Elon Musk is working on bringing production versions of the Tesla Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and Semi. The company is also reportedly working on starting operations in India this year with a public launch by June 2021. The electric car maker registered its country office in Bangalore earlier this year.
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