• Why does Tesla use names like Ludicrous and Plaid?

    2 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    If you weren't glued to the TV in in the 1980s, you might have no idea what Elon Musk is talking about when it comes to Tesla. Tesla offers Ludicrous as a speed setting, which is really, really, fast, and next in line is Plaid. Strange name when used in the context of a car, right? These aren't just random words picked out of thin air, moreover they play homage to one of the greatest parody movies of all time. Star Wars was big business in the 80s, and mocking Star Wars was the wonderful Spaceballs. It features some comedy legends: directed by Mel Brooks, the ensemble includes Rick...
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