Posted: October 17, 2013 | By: Matt Hardigree [Jalopnik]
The mysterious 'collector' who spent $866,000 on the James Bond Lotus submarine from The Spy Who Loved Me was none other than billionaire investor and Tesla CEO Elon Musk Jalopnik has exclusively learned. That makes perfect sense.
In what sounds like a staged bit for Storage Wars, a man bought a storage container for $100 and inside find a giant lump covered in blankets. When he removed the covers he found a random white car underneath.
The guy who bought it had never seen a Bond movie and had no idea what that white car was, until someone else pointed it out to him that it looked exactly like the famous Lotus sub from the Bond flick.
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