TOBY SHAPSHAK: Don’t take this bakkie to a riot
True to his Pretoria roots, Elon Musk has built a bakkie. But the windows are less resistant to missiles than he thought
I was really hoping Elon Musk would call his futuristic new Cybertruck a bakkie. It would be true to his Pretoria roots. Instead his chief designer threw a steel ball against the supposedly shatterproof glass windows, which duly shattered. Who didn’t see that coming?
It prompted arguably the funniest on-stage comment by any tech boss at a grandiose industry launch event: "Oh my f***ing g*d."