Elon Musk revealed the Cybertruck, Tesla’s good-looking new machine, in all its angular glory. It’s a really cool automotive, however that doesn’t imply the web isn’t going to poke enjoyable at how completely bizarre it seems. When you can rely on Twitter and Reddit for nothing else, you possibly can rely on it for that.
Naturally, we took our personal potshots right here at TNW once we noticed this factor. My colleague Callum Sales space coined the stunning phrase “fascist Toblerone” to explain the form, which isn’t that far off. My different colleague Napier Lopez in contrast it to the Batmobile, additionally apt. I’d say it seems a bit like Again to the Future‘s Delorean.
However in fact the web pulled out all of the stops, posting photoshop jobs and side-by-side comparisons for nearly each futuristic fictional automotive below the solar. This Complete Recall tweet is one in every of my favorites:
— EV (@vander_living) November 22, 2019
Maybe it’s not a shock, give how “polygon-ish” it seems, that the details of comparability are in video video games. It bears a fairly putting resemblance to Halo‘s Warthog, albeit if Halo took a little bit of a graphical downgrade.
— Jason Rabinowitz (@AirlineFlyer) November 22, 2019
It’s additionally been superimposed onto nearly each racing recreation from the NES period.
— Mike (@turtlepower) November 22, 2019
The automotive’s angular traces make it look so much like a sure Pokemon:
— eziquio (@_eziquio) November 22, 2019
And my private favourite comparability, Lara Croft’s notorious chest:
— King’s Letter (@TheKingsletter) November 22, 2019
One Reddit person identified that it seems prefer it belongs a little bit methods into the longer term:
Curiously, that’s the one one which Elon Musk himself has to date deigned to deal with:
See ya in 2077 😉
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 22, 2019
Naturally, that has some speculating that the automotive might be making an look in Cyberpunk 2077. I’m going to guess it’s Elon and CD Projekt Purple’s social media supervisor screwing with us — however hey, I can’t say it could look misplaced.