Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, often makes headlines for his eccentric antics. Photo: Austin American-Statesman/TNS Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, often makes headlines for his eccentric antics. Photo: Austin American-Statesman/TNS
Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, often makes headlines for his eccentric antics. Photo: Austin American-Statesman/TNS

5 times Elon Musk proved he’s the world’s biggest eccentric: the billionaire bought and crashed a McLaren F1 supercar and wants to build a colony on Mars

  • The Tesla CEO gifted himself a McLaren F1, the world’s fastest car, named his baby the meme-inspiring X Æ A-12, and bought and sold 20,000 flame-throwers
  • Recently unseated by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as the richest man in the world, the SpaceX CEO is planning a sustainable base on Mars for humans

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Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, often makes headlines for his eccentric antics. Photo: Austin American-Statesman/TNS Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, often makes headlines for his eccentric antics. Photo: Austin American-Statesman/TNS
Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, often makes headlines for his eccentric antics. Photo: Austin American-Statesman/TNS
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