It is no secret Elon Musk spends the waking hours contemplating the inevitable take over by robotic A.I. and now apparently the possibility of a biochemical attack which could trigger an apocalyptic scenario. Tuesday at the launch of the the Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Model X SUV Elon Musk revealed the addition of a “bio weapon defense mode” button.
In addition to the electronic vehicles standard 90 kWh battery which provides drivers 250 miles on a single charge and a top steed of 155mph the Model X has an air filtration system which Musk called the ‘first true HEPA filter.” A HEPA filter mechanically filters air by forcing air through fine mesh traps. Harmful particles such as pollen, pet dander, tobacco smoke are the usual targets for such filters, however, the filter in the Tesla Model X does much more.
Musk claims his new filter is 300 times better at filtering bacteria, 500 times better at filtering allergens, 700 times better at filtering smog, and 800 times better at filtering viruses. All this to say when the Model X runs at maximum capacity the cabin of the vehicle is as clean as “a operating room.” He proceeded to announce the addition of a “bio weapon defense mode.” Which will be a vital asset “if there’s ever an apocalyptic scenario of some kind.” The button itself is marked with the international symbol for biohazards giving it a rather foreboding feel.
In addition to the next generation filtration system the Model X is equipped with the expansive support of Active Safety. The Model X is equipped with camera, radar and sonar systems all of which will continually scan the surrounding roadways. The data collected will provide the driver with real-time feedback to avoid potentially life threatening collisions.
These safety systems will operate even at highway speeds which is appropriate due to the recent improvement to “insane mode.” The advent of “ludicrous mode” is now the highest level of acceleration performance. One last amp up the Model X has to offer is a sound system that flips the falcon to conventional systems by boasting a stereo which can be cranked up to 11. So now you don’t have to hear the carnage of the biohazard induced zombie apocalypse as you out run the horde with ludicrous mode.