Screenshot 2014-05-13 15.31.50

I’ve long been a fan of the Oatmeal and Matthew Inman’s review of the Model S or “I’m in space Motherfucker” as he calls it, doesn’t disappoint.

If you click next at the bottom however, the cartoon turns a bit more serious. The TL;DR is that Inman is asking Elon Musk for $8M so he can create a Tesla Museum.

Inman mentions that Telsa Motors is using the inventor’s name and AC induction engine invention after all.

I’ll admit, I’m hoping a creative/inventive solution can be found. Perhaps Tesla Motors can sponsor the museum and throw in a Supercharger/Showroom on the premises  to justify the cost. $8M in the grand scheme of things doesn’t seem to be that much, especially when offset by the positive publicity.

Update: And just like that, it is on:

As Jay Yarrow points out, Google CEO Larry Page, who is a friend/admirer of Musk and probably a bigger fan of Tesla could also chip in a few bucks. 

FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. More.


Subscribe to Electrek on YouTube for exclusive videos and subscribe to the podcast.

You’re reading Electrek— experts who break news about Tesla, electric vehicles, and green energy, day after day. Be sure to check out our homepage for all the latest news, and follow Electrek on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay in the loop. Don’t know where to start? Check out our YouTube channel for the latest reviews.

About the Author