Where we go, we do not need roads …
The latest Tesla easter egg discovered this weekend is expertly hidden deep in the mobile app of the electric car. It makes Tesla possession Back to the Future Fans shout "Great Scott!"
The classic science-fiction film of 1985, starring a very young Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown, is all about spending time in a classic DeLorean. Tesla's S, X and 3 models are not time machines, but they are coming closer.
If the app still has 121 miles of battery power left, click the battery icon and Back to the Future mode takes over the Model X and turns it into a Model X with the same Falcon wing doors as the DeLorean DMC-12. This number is considerable: 1.21 gigawatt of power puts Doc in motion.
The app then goes deep into the movie reference area with the option "Time Circuits On", which then turns into "Outatime". The next maintenance plan is set for November 5, 1955 – the date Doc invents the flux capacitor to bring the car to the future. There are such nuggets everywhere. Look at the transformation. For this Tesla Model S owner, his car became a Model X: