Geeky godhead Elon Musk unveiled the next generation Tesla Roadster this week, to the delight of slobbering fanboys everywhere, but what if I told you there’s a vehicle that beats the Tesla on all sorts of important metrics at a fraction of the price?
RIP Tesla. Long live the ’96 Previa. Never mind that the Tesla might literally be able to fly.
This image seems has spawned a meme comparing the Tesla to cheaper cars—and other, non-car products—that seem to offer superior performance if you only look at something as specific as “number of sunroofs.”
The Tesla Roadster comparison meme is reminiscent of a recent iPhone X meme, which showed how much weird novelty crap you could buy for the price of one of Apple’s new phones.
In fact, someone even made a Tesla/iPhone mashup meme:
Meanwhile, an Instagram and Reddit poster who goes by “godemperormusk” has been single-handedly pushing Elon Musk memes for months, and it seems they’re starting to gain a little traction now that the Tesla Roadster is a big thing. This Musk post was a big hit on Reddit’s r/dankmemes forum on a day when Net Neutrality and the Federal Communications Commission dominated about 90 percent of the conversation:
At this point, all signs point to a bright future for Musk memes. They’re going to the moon, if not to Mars.