19 Oct '15, 3pm

Elon Musk’s latest idea for electric transportation: a supersonic jet

This isn’t the first time Musk has mentioned this idea, either. Last fall at an MIT symposium, he broached the topic briefly only to dismiss it, saying that his “mind would explode.” Granted, that was while Tesla was in the midst of ironing out engineering problems with the long-awaited Model X (those rad falcon wing doors caused a lot of delays) and now that the all-electric SUV has been released, Musk might be willing to re-evaluate his priorities. Maybe. The question is: would a supersonic electric jet be another Tesla product, or would it fall under the umbrella of SpaceX?

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/elon-musks-latest-idea-for-electric-...

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