Spaceballs Inspired Elon Musk


Many investors have been inspired by sci-fi, but perhaps only Elon Musk has been inspired by Spaceballs. Musk’s Tesla cars feature a “ludicrous mode” that launches them from zero to 60 in under three seconds.

It is inspired by “ludicrous speed” in Spaceballs, which is a joke on “lightspeed” in Star Wars and “warp speed” in Star Trek.

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