LEGO is getting in on the fun of trolling Elon Muck and Tesla's new Cybertruck. Musk unveiled the new vehicle last week and claimed that it was "shatter-proof." For the most part, the tech boss was right. The bizarre looking truck took some sledgehammer smacks like a champ and did not break. However, that all changed real fast when Tesla designer Franz von Holzhausen accidentally shattered the "shatter-proof" windows during the demonstration by throwing large metal balls at them. Musk later said that the windows had been compromised due to the aforementioned sledgehammer bashes.
Since the debut of the Cybertruck, many have been trolling Tesla and Elon Musk. With that being said, LEGO may have everybody beat with their own take on the "shatter-proof" vehicle, which is just a classic 2-brick with a set of wheels on it. "The evolution of the truck is here. Guaranteed shatterproof," reads the caption under the hilarious photo mocking the Cybertruck. As many have pointed out, the LEGO brick is pretty much indestructible, while others noted just how painful it is when one steps on the "Danish landmine."
Social media has been having a good time mocking Elon Musk and Tesla's Cybertruck over the past few days. Many have compared the boxy design to the Super Nintendo game Star Fox, which is actually a really accurate representation of the way that it looks. The graphics were cutting edge in 1993, but they don't really hold up all that well now, which is why Tesla is getting some major burns on social media. Plus, watching Musk's face as the metal balls crush the windows is priceless.
While the Cybertruck is getting torn apart on social media, there are many people who are interested in getting one. The same thing happened with the Elon Musk Flame Thrower. Elon Musk claims that over 250,000 have pre-ordered the vehicle with the $100 down payment, which is refundable. The base version of the Cybertruck, with a single motor, will start at $39,900, which is good for 250 miles of range. A dual-motor $49,000 version can tow 10,000 pounds and reach 60 mph in 4.5 seconds, with 300 miles of range, according to Tesla. It's all meant to have the durability of a truck with the performance of a sports car, along with some innovative safety measures.
Tesla and Elon Musk will more than likely end up with the last laugh when all is said and done. There are many car enthusiasts that will jump at the chance to have something new on the road, while family's, who can afford it, will want one for the safety alone. There might even be a few Star Fox fans who want to live out their fantasies on the highway and pretend that they're flying through alien planets. Regardless, just don't' mess with the windows, because they will definitely break when you throw heavy objects at them. You can check out the simplified and refined brick version of the Cybertruck below, thanks to the LEGO Australia Facebook account.