Coffee and Guns

Uh Oh, Someone Built a Tesla With Dual Giant Machine Guns

byVictor Tangermann
11. 23. 21

Just what we needed.

Machine Gun Tesla

It’s exactly what coffee culture needed — a YouTube studio for gun nuts partnering with coffee roaster Black Rifle Coffee to mount dual machine guns to the inside of a Tesla Model X.

Hey, at least, it makes for a clickworthy thumbnail.

The Model X got the militaristic makeover courtesy of FullMag Studios, a Tennessee-based video producer. The car features a full-service espresso bar, a frunk full of canned coffee — and two machine guns as well as bulletproof glass, for some reason.



Bullet Hell

They replaced the back seats with a custom metal rig allowing two rotary-barreled machine guns to pop out on each side, thanks to the Model X’s wing doors — and presumably threaten anybody who says you over-extracted their macchiato.

It’s the electric car of your dreams, that is, if you’re a gun-toting, espresso-sipping — yet somewhat environmentally conscious — coffee enthusiast with a serious caffeine addiction.

But whether caffeine and two custom 5.56mm miniguns are a good pairing remains dubious.

It’s a bizarre mashup of two cultures. In fact, the pro-Trump coffee company that serves “pro-American” communities faced some pretty severe backlash in the past — well before the dawn of the Model X — for being closely associated with extremist culture.


Black Rifle Coffee Company owner and CEO Evan Hafer was hoping a New York Times article published in July would allow them to distance themselves from right-wing nut job culture — but the approach completely backfired.

And a Model X featuring two miniguns, for whatever reason, isn’t exactly going to help that.

More on Tesla: FCC Commissioner Says He’s Afraid of Robodogs and We Can’t Tell If He’s Joking

Care about supporting clean energy adoption? Find out how much money (and planet!) you could save by switching to solar power at UnderstandSolar.com. By signing up through this link, Futurism.com may receive a small commission.


Share This Article

Copyright ©, Camden Media Inc All Rights Reserved. See our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Data Use Policy. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Futurism. Fonts by Typekit and Monotype.