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Elon Musk & his Multiverse!

carzindagi desk, Jan 15, 2023 02:26 PM IST

The monk of the riches, from Space X to Electric vehicles, Elon musk is synonymous to technology and super money. However, his passion & love towards cars and technology is remarkable and quite un-interruptive.

The wolf of Austin, is known for founding Space X that builds robust space crafts and launch systems. He has co-founded PayPal and the premium electric vehicle manufacturing firm, Tesla. Known for his cheeky tweets, the man of Texas has acquired the much acclaimed Twitter platform. Born to a South African father and Canadian Mother, the young Elon stood the test of the times to present himself as one of the most influential personalities of all times. Besides having a tight work life, Musk managed to balance his passion for using the most sensational cars anyone can dream of. Taking down an inventory of Musk’s garage, one can find a spectrum of fabulous premium cars reflecting his unbiased taste for coveted styles & features of the cars.

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Tesla Model S

The battery of this Tesla lasts for around 396 mi range with 825 bhp power and 1,300 Nm torque. The 0-60 mph is calculated to 1.99secs with a top speed of 200 mph. A perfect 1-speed fixed gear ratio (9.734:1 or 9.325:1); direct-drive transmission makes this car special for the elite community.

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McLaren F1

Bombarded with a powerful BMW S70/2 B12 engine, this supercar is designed and manufactured by the British automobile superpower McLaren cars. A legendary technological masterpiece for power, pace and peerless quality is considered to be the greatest sports car ever built by mankind. What makes this priceless living monument a supercar are as follows.

- 6.1 L engine, BMW S70/2 V 12 engine

- 627 bhp power

- 705 Nm @ 4500 rpm torque

- 231 mph Top Speed

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Lotus Esprit

Manufactured at Hethel factory is a sharp looking British supercar with a body style of two door coupe is within the possession of Elon Musk and he is unable to swap it with any other car of modern times. The following are the reasons apart from the sharp sporty looks

-349.9 bhp @ 6,500 rpm power

- 295 ft lbs @ 4,250 rpm torque

- 0-60 mph at 4.4 sec acceleration

- 3.5 L engine

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911 Targa Porsche turbo

A powerful twin turbo 6 cylinder horizontally opposed engine of Porsche 911 Targa is an extraordinary marvel from Porsche. Porsche has put in lot of effort to bring out this design with precision carvings.

- 3.7 L, Six-cylinder boxer engine with dual turbocharging

- Max Power 641 bhp @ 6750 rpm

- Max Torque 800 Nm @ 2500 rpm

- Top speed. 330 km/h

- Acceleration (0-100 kmph) 2.7 seconds

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Audi Q7

A seven seater SUV with turbo V6 diesel engine is a stylish car within the segment with all the comforts of premium cars is figured out in the garage of Musk.

- 3L engine

- 335 bhp@5200 rpm power

- Top speed 250kmph

- 500 Nm@1370-4500 rpm torque

- 0-60mph at 5.7 seconds acceleration

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E-Type Jaguar Roadster

Musk regarded this car as his “bad girl friend”, translating into his choicest possession ever. This roadster is an iconic car with a flat to road look. The features include

-4.2L engine

- Maximum torque : 283 lb-ft / 385.0 Nm @ 4000 rpm

- Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 261 HP / 265 PS / 195 kW @ 5400 rpm

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Tesla Roadster

This is one of the good old models of Tesla and has ruled the segment as a flagship product. The major features include

-Acceleration of 0-60 mph in 1.9 secs

- 10,000 Nm torque

- Total Hp=1242 HP/926 kW.

- Top speed 250mph

- 620 mi

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BMW 320i

As per the reports of Business Insider, this was the first car Musk ever bought. He swapped it with a 1960 E Type Jaguar which he bought to his liking. The BMW 320i offers the following features.



-2L engine

- Accel. 0-60 mph at 7.1sec

- Top speed 235 kmph

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An object of obsession and a classic masterpiece from BMW, this M5 offers the following features

- Max Torque. 750 Nm

- Max Power. 616 bhp

- 4.4L

- Top speed 155 mph

- Accel 0-60 mph, 3.2 sec

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Ford Model T

A friend of Musk gifted him this 1967 priceless possession. Checkout the features here

-Power : 20 HP (14.72 KW) @ 1600 RPM

-Torque : 83 Ft-Lbs (113 NM) @ 900 RPM

- Top speed 40-45 mph

- Accel 0-40, 35.0 sec

In recent times, Musk has seen his plummeting wealth sky dive, but the electric man is know for his resilience. Lets wish him good luck and good times be on his part for the world to witness tesla kind breakthroughs!

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