Watch a young Elon Musk get his first supercar in 1999 1

Watch a young Elon Musk get his first supercar in 1999


Elon Musk showed off his newfound Silicon Valley riches decades before becoming the world's richest person when he received a brand new McLaren F1 supercar. From CNN's archives, watch it all unfold.


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    1. “weirdo like him” That’s how you call the richest and most innovative man? There’s no one in human history who did more than him for humanity.

  1. I’m glad he does what he wants with his own money. I also respect him for wanting to give everything away too, we are not our possessions we are our brains and feelings.

  2. “This kid will crash and burn, coal and oil is the future and nobody will use online banking” (Analysts 1999).

  3. 1996: the Internet’s a fad.
    2016: access to the Internet’s a human right.
    2036: we can’t actually exist without the Internet/Reality+ 2.0

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