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Elon Musk bought James Bond's submarine car and wants to make it transform

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Lotus Submarine Car
Lotus Submarine Car

Elon Musk doesn't get buyer's remorse, he just gets new plans. Musk confirmed to CNN Money that he has in fact purchased James Bond's transformable submarine car from The Spy Who Loved Me — unfortunately, while the car apparently still works as a submarine, it neither drives nor transforms. "I was disappointed to learn that it can't actually transform," Musk tells CNN Money in a statement. But he doesn't plan to leave it as just a prop: "What I'm going to do is upgrade it with a Tesla electric powertrain and try to make it transform for real." Of course, Musk is no stranger to making high-tech toys and science fiction a reality, so making Bond's iconic Lotus Esprit actually transform should be well within his abilities.