21 Oct '13, 10am

Elon Musk's Next Project: Electric James Bond Lotus Submarine

Elon Musk's Next Project: Electric James Bond Lotus Submarine

By Antony Ingram Oct 21, 2013 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Submersible Lotus Esprit from James Bond flick ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ Enlarge Photo There's an old saying that goes "boys never grow up, their toys just get bigger". Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk certainly has some big toys, as the founder of an electric car company and SpaceX among other things. But it turns out he has one toy that any boy would be envious of: the Lotus Esprit from the James Bond 007 film, The Spy Who Loved Me . Film buffs will recall that this particular Lotus turned into a submarine in the film, but in reality the underwater scenes were shot using a model. Now, according to Jalopnik (via Motor Authority ) Musk wants to turn the Lotus into a real submarine--and one using electric propulsion. It all started when an anonymous buyer bought the old Lotus blind at a stora...

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