Elon Musk Started Selling Red Short Shorts And It Crashed The Tesla Website

Looks like Tesla CEO Elon Musk can take up a career in fashion as a fallback when he gets bored of Tesla. He recently announced via Twitter that Tesla was selling limited-edition branded red satin short shorts and the result was totally unexpected.

“Limited edition short shorts now available at https://t.co/5EmNcTBvJv
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 5, 2020″

The price of the short shorts was listed as $69.420 and it had the word “S3XY” written on the back, which is a reference to Tesla’s Model S, Model 3, Model X, and Model Y vehicles.

The description of the short shorts on Tesla’s website said: “Celebrate summer with Tesla Short Shorts. Run like the wind or entertain like Liberace with our red satin and gold trim design.

“Relax poolside or lounge indoors year-round with our limited-edition Tesla Short Shorts, featuring our signature Tesla logo in front with “S3XY” across the back. Enjoy exceptional comfort from the closing bell.”

After just 3 short minutes of Musk tweeting the link to the shorts on Tesla’s online store, he then did a follow-up tweet, “Dang, we broke the website.” According to Yahoo Finance, Tesla’s online store was actually down for a short period of time. Wh

Musk started tweeting about releasing the red satin short-shorts after Tesla’s Q2 recent report beat Wall Street’s expectations, pushing its stock up by 10 percent.

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