Apart from her triumphs in the sporting community, American tennis legend, Martina Navratilova is known for using her platform in order to take direct shots at some of the most prominent figures. Even the CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk has often been a target of flak from the Hall of Famer who has been an avid opponent of this business tycoon.It was also evident when the product architect of the renowned automotive company recently came up with the one-motor and rear-wheel drive, the new Tesla Cybertruck. However, being an absolute car fanatic, the 18 singles Grand Slam champion was quite blunt in giving her assessment of the ‘First Cybertruck’ being built at its ‘Giga Texas’. Here’s what the former tennis ace has to say about the business magnate’s latest innovative vehicle which is an EV light-duty truck.
Martina Navratilova takes another ‘ugly’ jab at Elon Musk
The 52-year-old CEO’s automotive company has undoubtedly disrupted the industry with its electric cars segment. Tesla, which is primarily known for making EV cars, has now come up with the first electric light-duty truck. With its highly innovative strategies and a number of technological advancements, Elon Musk’s company has built the ‘First Cybertruck’.The EV vehicle will combine the performance of a sports car with the practicality of a truck. Some sneak peeks of the Cybertruck at its plant in Austin, Texas, recently caught the attention of the former Czech-American tennis player. On her Twitter account, Martina Navratilova said, “I love cars and trucks etc. This thing is as ugly as it gets.”
Aggressively ugly. https://t.co/8elRX73umU
— Claude Taylor (@TrueFactsStated) July 17, 2023
Being an auto vehicle enthusiast, the Hall of Famer has already expressed her disapproval of Elon Musk’s ‘First Cybertruck’ as she labeled it ‘ugly’. Apart from his automotive vehicle, the former tennis ace previously criticized another business of Musk.
Navratilova has been an avid opponent of Musk’s takeover of Twitter
The 52-year-old has been under a lot of scrutiny from the public ever since he took over the microblogging site. Especially, his $8 per month policy for a blue tick is being brutally criticized by a slew of users on the online platform, including the 18 singles Grand Slam champion.
The WTA legend made her stance clear that she is unbothered about having a blue tick and that she won’t be opting for the new policy on her Twitter account. She tweeted, “I didn’t ask for the blue check mark,” while asserting that her followers would still recognize her without the blue tick.