Man blows up his Tesla with dynamite to protest excessive value of recent battery


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Pissed off by the excessive value of a brand new battery for his Tesla automobile, Tumas Katainen of Finland blew up his automobile utilizing dynamite. The video of the incident went viral on social media. The Catanon will price a minimum of $22,600 when the battery is changed.

Pissed off by the excessive price of his new Tesla automobile battery, a Finnish man blew up his automobile with dynamite. The video of the incident went viral on social media.

Tuomas Katainen owned a 2013 Tesla Mannequin S. He says the automobile ran nicely for the primary 1,500 km however quickly an “error code” hit the car. When Catanon took his automobile in for restore, he realized that the one approach to repair the automobile can be to exchange the battery, which might price him a minimum of $22,600. In September, Tesla introduced that Mannequin S homeowners who want to exchange their batteries will now not be supplied guarantee advantages.

Shocked by the excessive price of the brand new battery, Catanon did one thing that few would have imagined. He handed his Tesla to Pommijätkät, a bunch of YouTube creators who wish to put issues up in flames. And so they did what they do finest.

The group loaded the automobile with 30 kg of dynamite and parked it in an previous mine in Jala, Finland. Pommijätkät additionally put a cutout of Tesla chief Elon Musk within the driver’s seat. Thereafter, they blew up from inside a close-by bunker and the automobile jumped in seconds.

Like within the James Bond movie, the video of the incident reveals 1000’s of items of the automobile scattered throughout the icy panorama of Jala. Then the group asks Catanon – have you ever ever had a lot enjoyable behind the wheel of a Tesla? To which Catanon replies – No, I’ve by no means had a lot enjoyable with Tesla.

A brand new 2013 Tesla Mannequin S has a base value of $59,900 and even a normal used mannequin sells for as little as $30,000.



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