Elon Musk has joked about a couple who filmed themselves having sex in a moving Tesla while in autopilot.
Taylor Jackson, who has dubbed herself ‘Tesla Taylor’, filmed herself having sex with her boyfriend while the vehicle was in self-driving mode with other cars speeding past.
The 19-year-old proudly shared the clip on Pornhub where it got more than 2 million views in two days.
Now the Tesla CEO has reacted to this use of the self-driving setting by tweeting about it last night.
He wrote: ‘Turns out there’s more ways to use Autopilot than we imagined.’
Musk then joked that he, ‘Shoulda seen it coming…’
Jackson admitted that the pair knocked the car out of autopilot during their sexual encounter, while other vehicles drove past them.
Taylor Jackson, 19 (pictured at the start of the video), who has been dubbed ‘Tesla Taylor,’ filmed herself having sex with her boyfriend in a moving Tesla with the self-driving function engaged and uploaded it to Pornhub
Tesla CEO Elon Musk joked that ‘there’s more ways to use autopilot than we imagined’ after Taylor Jackson posted a clip
Elon Musk reacted to the adult film made in a Tesla by joking about it in a tweet posted to his 26.4 million followers
She said: ‘I did bump the steering wheel, knocked it out of Autopilot. It was mainly a straight road but it had a lot of traffic. We had a lot of cars driving by us.’
Some social media users did not appreciate Musk’s joke, with one replying: ‘This is dangerous…please all kidding aside, be clear about dangers.’
Another said: ‘There was a story where a driver using ‘auto pilot’ decided to look down to text. Guess what happened next? Yup – she KILLED someone.’
The Los Angeles-based sex worker told the couple got the idea to have sex in the moving vehicle and to film it while on a road trip.
The novice adult film entrepreneur later uploaded the video to Pornhub, where it garnered lots of attention.
Jackson and her lover apparently weren’t injured in the reckless escapade, and survived to broadcast their romp.
‘We joked around when we were done and thought that would make a great porno,’ she said. ‘We looked it up on Pornhub because we thought someone had to have done it and we couldn’t find anything.’
Jackson then decide she and her man should be the first to publish footage of such a stunt, and uploaded the video to Pornhub.
Pornhub made a joke about the video, posting a screengrab of an intimate scene from the recording on April 30 on its Instagram page, with the caption: ‘Reporting you to Elon for not having two hands on the wheel with autopilot enabled.’
Jackson (at left and right) admitted that the reckless duo knocked the car out of autopilot during their sexual encounter, while other vehicles drove past them. Official Tesla policy is that autopilot mode is ‘intended for use with a fully attentive driver, who has their hands on the wheel and is prepared to take over at any time’
After hearing about Jackson’s sex film, Tesla CEO Elon Musk joked that he, ‘Shoulda seen it coming…’
Jackson said she wasn’t concerned for their safety while shooting the home video, because she had experience using the self-driving function in a Tesla vehicle before, despite accidents that have occurred while the feature has been in use.
Official Tesla policy is that autopilot mode is ‘intended for use with a fully attentive driver, who has their hands on the wheel and is prepared to take over at any time.’
Musk has said he thinks the feature will be ready for completely hands-free porno sites no credit card use, however, by the end of 2019, when he anticipates his cars will be safer at driving themselves than humans are behind the wheel.
He said the autopilot function seemed to be improving rapidly.
‘I could be wrong, but