A 75-foot-tall Elon Musk statue now towers over Tulsa, Oklahoma

A 75-foot-tall Elon Musk statue now towers over Tulsa, Oklahoma

Alison Foreman 22/05/2020

They say flattery will get you everywhere, but uh...

On Wednesday, the Tesla Owners Club of Oklahoma and Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum unveiled a 75-foot-tall statue painted to resemble Tesla CEO Elon Musk. They modified Tulsa's landmark Golden Driller statue, which was erected in 1966 and adopted as the state monument in 1979. "Golden Elon" is the city's latest ploy to woo the electric car manufacturer into building its new Gigafactory there.

"Tulsa is a city that doesn't stifle entrepreneurs — we revere them!" Bynum boasted on Twitter. "Golden Elon Musk is now the 6th-tallest statue in the United States."  Read more...

More about Tesla, Elon Musk, Statue, Tulsa, and Tech

Join Tech Manchester

Register