The owner of a Tesla Model S decided to blow up his car due to the cost of the battery being too high. The video shows the whole process up to the final explosion.
We are in Finland where the owner of a Tesla Model S of 2013 decided to do blow up the car due to the cost of the battery to change too high. Tuomas Katainen, the owner, after 8 years started to notice some problems with the car so he decided to take it to the shop to fix the damage.
The problem was more serious than expected, the battery pack needs to be changed completely for a total of approx 20.000 €. Since 8 years have passed, Tesla no longer guarantees coverage and consequently the cost falls on the owner.
Tesla Model S blows up with 30kg of dynamite. Here is the video
The owner of the Tesla Model S he didn't hesitate and decided to contact a group of experts to blow up their electric car. The reason for the crazy gesture is not very complicated. In 2013 the car cost 50.000 euro and today a used model costs about 30.000. Al Finnish Tuomas Katainen it was not convenient to repair the serious damage, as a result he decided to get rid of his car with 30 kg of dynamite.
Bombers, a group of blasting experts strapped 30kg of dynamite to the car and parked it in an old quarry in Jaala, Finland. A dummy of the Tesla CEO was placed on the roof of the car at the time of the explosion. Elon Musk, launched from a helicopter in flight. The footage of the explosion is amazing, shown in very high quality with lots of slow-motion from different shots.