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Along with the Delorean I also see how the designers got inspiration from these two other movie cars. Elon currently owns the Lotus Espirit from the Bond movie.

“It's the Storage Wars dream scenario: You buy a storage unit, sight unseen, for $100, and some rich guy, in this case Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk, buys the contents off you for almost a million bucks.

Back in 1989 a couple in Long Island, New York, paid about $100 for a storage unit without knowing the contents. Once they popped the door, we’re assuming with a dramatic shot of a cutting wheel shooting sparks as it slices the padlock, the couple found not just A 1976 Lotus Esprit, but THE 1976 Lotus Esprit used in the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me as a submarine.

It was one of eight used in the film, but the only one actually in the underwater scenes. It was used, stored there and forgotten.“

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Along with the Delorean I also see how the designers got inspiration from these two other movie cars. Elon currently owns the Lotus Espirit from the Bond movie.

“It's the Storage Wars dream scenario: You buy a storage unit, sight unseen, for $100, and some rich guy, in this case Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk, buys the contents off you for almost a million bucks.

Back in 1989 a couple in Long Island, New York, paid about $100 for a storage unit without knowing the contents. Once they popped the door, we’re assuming with a dramatic shot of a cutting wheel shooting sparks as it slices the padlock, the couple found not just A 1976 Lotus Esprit, but THE 1976 Lotus Esprit used in the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me as a submarine.

It was one of eight used in the film, but the only one actually in the underwater scenes. It was used, stored there and forgotten.“

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And looking at the Lotus Espirit you see where Delorean got its design from!

Cool story story about L.I. couple. After reading your post I came across The Robb Report article about it, interesting.
 

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Hello members. The CT body panels will be made of 3mm thick 30X stainless steel which is ROUGHLY 1/8” of inch. For a visual of how thick the Cybertruck SS body panels will be simply stack 2 quarters together. I can see why Tesla says it’s dent resistant.

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This is 1/8 inch steel

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I would be more concerned about damage to the hangers and locking mechanism! Did you see how the door and door handle jumped when the door was hit sledge hammer?😳😳😳
 

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3mm was in the original cybertruck presentation directly from tesla. edit...hmm I could have sworn i heard it on the presentation but I rewatched and didn't see it. Perhaps a tweet was said or perhaps it is just rumor. People getting confused by the starship skin being 3mm and tesla saying its the same alloy

It is this thick because the outer skin or the truck IS STRUCTURAL.
Meaning, its required to be this strong for the truck to hold itself together.

Realistically the doors and other parts dont need to be 3mm, and I'm sure some won't be, but why not? It will help sell it for not too much more money
Nothing worse than some moron denting a panel of your pride and joy by being careless In car parks, at least on your side of the pond the parking spaces are more generous whereas ours hasn’t been increased for decades, would be priceless to see them on the receiving end with the damage only on their own vehicle.
 

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Nothing worse than some moron denting a panel of your pride and joy by being careless In car parks, at least on your side of the pond the parking spaces are more generous whereas ours hasn’t been increased for decades, would be priceless to see them on the receiving end with the damage only on their own vehicle.
You mean like this when some bozo decided to try "auto park" with his Model S next to our Model 3?

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