Tesla vs Pothole: Photo Shows 'Smart' Electric Car Defeated by Africa Roads

Tesla vs Pothole: Photo Shows 'Smart' Electric Car Defeated by Africa Roads

- A photo showing an electric car trying to drive around a large pothole in Lagos became viral content on Twitter

- Funny comments trailed the snap as people said that driving the wrong way around the crater could make the Tesla malfunction

- There were tweeps who tagged Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla company, asking him to get his vehicle off African bad roads

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While it is not every day you see a Tesla, sighting one trying to avoid a pothole could be quite hilarious. A Twitter user, @Shutabug, stirred massive reactions online when he shared a photo of the electric car driving around a puddle-filled crater in upper Africa.

Photo of Tesla electric car trying to avoid big pothole in Lagos causes frenzy online
Many people said that the car is unfit for African potholes. Photo source: @Shutabug
Source: Twitter

Many tweeps said the driver was only applying wisdom so he does not spoil the car and have it sent to the US for repairs.

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There were also people who said that the design of the vehicle is not suited for the African continent.

See the post below:

As at the time of writing this report, the post has gathered over 5,000 likes and hundreds of comments.

Briefly News compiled some of the reactions below:

@TruthNortherner said:

"@elonmusk Nigerians will spoil this car for you. Please stop them."

@Kingful_1 said:

"Avoiding pothole make the car for no go shock the owner... This is Nigeria anything can happen."

@mister_munkey said:

"Pothole could consume like 2000mAh."

@Mobolajithannii said:

"If that car enter the hole with force. E go get wiring problem."

@ajose007 said:

"This person sef get mind carry Tesla go ketu."

@KeengTobbie1 said:

"Make Electric car no go turn Electric chair, na Wasiu Electrician go con rescue am."

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Meanwhile, Briefly News earlier reported that a man and his friend caused a big scene in Lagos state and it was an interesting drama to behold.

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In a video that has since become sensational content online, he drove a Tesla to a petrol station. Before the car was driven into the station, the man already anticipated how funny the reactions of the people around would be.

At the pump, the attendant kept asking the man to re-park so that his tank opening would face the dispenser.

After much ado, the man revealed that the car is an electric one and does not need petrol to run.

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Source: Briefly News

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