Receiving a firmware update is one of the greatest joys any Tesla owner can experience, but pales in comparison to finding the always fun, and always mysterious Tesla easter egg. Past easter eggs have revealed the meaning of life and unlocked the ability to hop into James Bond’s Lotus submarine.
The latest easter egg revealed by Elon Musk himself via Twitter fills in Autopilot lane markings with a rainbow-colored road which the Tesla CEO refers to as “psychedelic cowbell road”.
Musk is no stranger to being a fan of pop culture. Having set the maximum volume level to 11 on the Model S and X – a nod to a classic Spinal Tap reference -, and named each of its performance upgrades after the movie Spaceballs, rest assured that more cowbells will be coming soon.
Activate autopilot 4X in quick succession for psychedelic cowbell road. And, yes, we are adding more cowbell soon.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 11, 2016
Unlocking the Tesla ‘Cowbell Road’ Easter Egg
Engage Autopilot by pulling on the cruise control stalk towards you. Once Autopilot is activated as confirmed by the Autopilot icon highlighted in blue, pull on the cruise control stalk four times in rapid succession to unlock a rainbow ‘psychedelic cowbell road’.
More Tesla Easter Eggs
- Unlocking the ‘Meaning of life’
- How to go into ‘Ludicrous Mode’ on Tesla’s center touchscreen
- Convert your Tesla into the James Bond submarine
- See all Tesla easter eggs