Elon Musk Compliments Teen Who Refitted Car to Drive Backwards

first_imgStay on target Elon Musk just gave a social media shoutout to a Russian teenager who hacked their car to drive backwards.NTV, a Russian TV station, posted a Twitter video of the teen’s refitted vehicle on Monday. The video, which shows a weird car driving backwards on a road, was captioned with, “And how do you like this, @elonmusk?” The Tesla CEO, who’s known to reply to fans on social media, commented back and approved the refitted automobile, Associated Press reported.хаха офигенно— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 13, 2019Musk, who watched NTV’s footage, wrote in Russian that the backwards car hack was “awesome.” This wouldn’t spare the teen though, who was fined by local police for driving without insurance, driving backwards, and illegally refitting an automobile.The 18-year-old guy, who was stopped by authorities earlier this week, initially posted a video on social media that showed his refitted vehicle. He removed parts from under the hood to where the trunk was, and reversed the driver’s seat. It was definitely a strange sight to other drivers on the road.If you’re thinking about engaging in a complex, cool car hack, Musk might give you a “thumb’s up” on Twitter to make your day.More on Geek.com:Elon Musk ‘Confident’ SpaceX Ticket to Mars Will Cost Less Than $500KElon Musk Prepares to Test SpaceX’s Starship Raptor EngineElon Musk’s SpaceX Starship Prototype Looks Like a Shiny Bullet SpaceX’s Starhopper Test Launch in Texas ScrubbedElon Musk’s Cheeky ‘Nuke Mars!’ Post Is Taking Over Twitter last_img

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