Monica Lewinsky tweeted her interest to buy a new vehicle but was torn between Tesla or Subaru, CEO Elon Musk gave her a money-back guarantee.

Lewinsky tweeted: "so very me. can't decide between a subaru or a tesla." Soon, Musk replied urging her to get a Tesla while offering a sweet deal. "Try a Tesla & you're welcome to give it back if you decide you prefer a Subaru," he said.

Elon Musk Gave Monica Lewinsky a Money-Back Guarantee
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screenshot of Monica Lewinski's tweet

Producer Peter O Riordan replied to Musk regarding his offer. "This offer extend to everyone?" he asked, but it seems Musk just ignored him.

Tesla sells only electric vehicles while Subaru runs in gasoline, although it offers hybrid models that can switch between gasoline engines and a rechargeable battery.

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Tesla versus Subaru

Lewinsky's post triggered a Twitter debate on which manufacturer is better. Formula 1 racing executive Mark Gallagher gave Lewinsky his advice urging her to get a Tesla. He tweeted: "Better to be electrifying than a fossil."

Tesla sells only electric vehicles
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Tesla sells only electric vehicles

Another Twitter user agreed, although he did not like Musk. "Tesla. I know Elon is a nut but it is a great car and never getting gas is nice," Justin Satzman tweeted. Meanwhile, a user posted of the road while the car was on auto-pilot mode. @Marge also said that there are lots Tesla users who are willing to answer Lewinski's questions to help her decide. "The Tesla community is great!"

For "Team Subaru," author Jon Ronson who owns a Subaru explained to Lewinsky why he loves the car. Ronson tweeted: "I have a Subaru and everyone I pass look impressed! I love it." He added that the car speaks much about the owners' character. "It tells the world that we are sensible and we have a very small amount of style."

In reply, Lewinski tweeted that she once had a Subaru outback back in college, which was later sold in parts for $1200.

Subaru Outback
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A family SUV that can take you to the outdoors

While others support Tesla's environmental benefits, they just do not like Musk's character. Also, they like the outdoor character of a Subaru car and the much lower price, too!

Kevin Corke tweeted: "Subaru, hands down." He also advised Lewinski to ask Colorado drivers, which @Max agreed. Marx compared the cost difference of the cheapest Tesla, which is still "$10,000 dollars more than the most expensive Subaru." He said the extra cost can buy 4,000 gallons of gas at $ 2.50/gallon, which can run at least 100,000 miles.

Meanwhile, a Twitter user Christina Balan who claims to have worked for Tesla battery and interiors as an immigrant woman engineer said that the EV carmaker "hates smart women" as she was called "a wild mustang" at work. She also offered to provide "the truth about Tesla" to help Lewinsky decide.

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Elon Musk: A "modern-day robber baron"

Early this week, Musk had a Twitter feud with ex-Labor Secretary Robert Reich who called him a "modern-day robber baron" for cutting Tesla employees' salaries by 10% between April and July. Tesla's stocks surged by 300% and Musk's wealth reached more than $100 billion amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Elon Musk Visits Germany
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GRUENHEIDE, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 03: Tesla head Elon Musk talks to the press as he arrives to to have a look at the construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin on September 03, 2020 near Gruenheide, Germany. Musk is currently in Germany where he met with vaccine maker CureVac on Tuesday, with which Tesla has a cooperation to build devices for producing RNA vaccines, as well as German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier yesterday.

In reply to Reich's tweet, Musk said that all Tesla workers get company shares, so their compensation also increased as the company's stocks soared. "You are a modern-day moron," he said.

Meanwhile, Tech Times reported that Tesla stocks went down by around 21% on September 8 after the company did not make it to S&P 500, a list of major U.S. companies with the highest market value. Accordingly, Musk's net worth dropped by $16.3 billion on the same day.

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