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Googlers Turn Sergey Brin’s Tesla Into a Pink Batmobile With Eye Lashes for April Fools’

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April Fools’ Day has already passed (thankfully) this year, but the pranks are apparently still living on at Google’s campus. As can be seen in the photo above, Sergey Brin’s Tesla was given quite the makeover at the beginning of this week by his co-workers. Since this photo was taken yesterday by Forbes writer Ryan Mac, I’d say Brin is either warming up to the new look or too busy building Glass to worry about it.

Yes, it’s completely wrapped in pink. And indeed those are eye lashes on the front headlights. If you look closely enough, you can even see flames on the mirrors as well. According to Yahoo’s Motoramic, Brin has become nicknamed “Batman” by close friends, hence the logo on the hood and Batmobile-esque wings toward the rear. Last, but not least, check out the Chrome logos on his chrome two-spokes. Yikes.

One more photo below.

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Via:  Forbes | Motoramic

Cheers Brian!

  • Steve

    choppin’ blades

  • Joey Funk

    Hey Sergey, if for any reason at all you don’t want that pesky tesla anymore, I’d be glad to take it off your hands! #ifihadtesla


    FUGLY, and belongs in the hood……

  • Christopher Pack

    I saw this yesterday when I was at the googleplex. A Googler told me that his team did it (googlex?) It disappeared at 6, I wonder what happened.

  • a) youth.in.asia

    Batman driving Batgirls car

  • nobody filmed his reaction

    • Todd Martineau

      Seriously…this is the reason people HAVE and WANT Google Glass…to film the reactions to stuff like this! Irony.

  • so did someone sneak into the car to install the zebra-pattern seat covers, steering wheel cover, and the fuzzy dice, or did he have those already???

  • LionStone


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  • randy

    The guy wears Vibrams in public, has Chrome logos on his rims and sports ridiculous looking glasses yet smartphones are emasculating… Sure Sergey

  • Rick Lopez

    Pink the official color of Droid life

  • Danrarbc

    Clever wheels

  • Eh, I’d still drive it.

  • Ken Bosse

    Chrome wheels, I get it

  • james

    That’s what he gets for calling smartphones emasculating.

  • hoj

    “Last, but not least, check out the Chrome logos on his chrome two-spokes. Yikes.”

    The source articles say those were already there. So that’s Sergey’s own taste.

    • JR

      Correctly labeled wheels. I like it.

    • C-Law

      Oh God, he has bad taste. Two spoke wheels? How hideous!

  • wolf

    still a better lovestory than twilight.

  • Liderc

    lol, if he really was surprised, this is the most epic april fools ever.

  • eric82

    it’s aight

  • drewbie_al

    I bet the wings kill his battery life.

  • Col_Angus

    I’m assuming that’s a vinyl wrap… whoever did it did a good job.

    • it’s a spray. it can just peel off

    • Yeah my guess would be plasti-dip.

      • Col_Angus

        I’m skeptical of it being dipped, looks too glossy for plasti-dip, even with a lot of glossifier added to the mix.

  • brains76