December 7, 2023

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Firm Melts $58,000 Teslas Into Busts of Elon Musk That Appear Nothing Like Him

  • A Russian luxury accessory manufacturer melted Tesla car or truck areas into a bust of Elon Musk.
  • The sculptures — which search nothing at all like Musk — are offered for $3,220 a piece on Caviar Global’s web-site.
  • The firm also sells Apple iphone layouts produced from Tesla sections at a commencing price tag of $5,600.

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A Russia-based luxury accent corporation is providing 8-inch-tall busts of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, which it says are designed from the melted-down parts of a Tesla electrical car or truck.

The sculptures, though, bear tiny resemblance to the world’s richest guy.

A photo of Elon Musk on the left, and a bust that looks nothing like him on the right

L: Tesla CEO Elon Musk talks throughout a tour of the plant of the long term foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory on August 13, 2021 in Grünheide in close proximity to Berlin, Germany. R: Caviar’s bust of Elon Musk

L: Patrick Pleul – Pool/Getty Photographs, R: Caviar Worldwide

The brand name, Caviar, ordinarily makes luxurious smartphones. In a press release, the company said it produced 27 Musk busts as part of a limited-edition set. Just about every one is truly worth $2,700, explained Caviar, though its internet site lists the bust at $3,220.

“These new objects embody the soul of Elon Musk and, for that reason, they will bring their house owners the results and creativeness of this exceptional specific,” wrote corporation founder Sergey Kitov in the release.

The bust product arrives from the steel of a blue Tesla Design 3 (which has a setting up rate in Russia of all over $58,000), Head of Marketing Dmitrey Stoliarov advised Insider.

Stoliarov reported the sculpture’s likeness of Musk was crafted by a 3D artist employed by Caviar. “We did not obtain it from the world wide web,” he explained. 

When asked about the discrepancies between the bust design and Musk’s look, Stoliarov said: “Our artist did not go after the objective of building photographic accuracy. He made an graphic of the inventor in which all his achievements and innovations are reflected.”

As to how quite a few busts have been marketed so far, Stoliarov said income experienced just started out.


The firm is also promoting Apple iphone 13 Professional and Iphone 13 Max layouts made from Tesla parts, beginning at $5,600 a piece, it mentioned. The designs aspect a portrait of Musk on the leading proper corner, with an engraving created from the copper of a Tesla battery.

Only 99 this sort of phones will be obtainable around the globe, Caviar explained.

iPhones with Elon Musk details

The iPhones are offered at a beginning price tag of $5,600, said Caviar.

Caviar World wide

The cell phone patterns and statues are component of its Visionaries assortment, which also include (extra recognizable) busts of Alibaba founder Jack Ma and the late Apple magnate Steve Jobs, advertising at $1,990 and $1,680 respectively. These busts are manufactured of nickel-plated brass.

“We want our shoppers to glimpse at the desktop bust of Elon Musk or Steve Work and their personalized Iphone and be encouraged by their instance each day and develop their very own upcoming,” Stoliarov reported.