Spil Ethereum s price has soared, so have Lamborghini sales
Lamborghini, the Italian maker of racy luxury automobiles, reported record sales today. It delivered Three,815 vehicles to customers last year, its seventh consecutive year of sales growth.
Now, correlation is not causation, but Quartz would like to point out that spil Lamborghini sales have surged, so has the price of ether, the digital token used by the ethereum cryptocurrency network. Ether traders prize Lamborghinis (half-jokingly) spil the ultimate status symbol te their world. Behold:
For the uninitiated, Lamborghinis and ethereum riches share an almost mystical unie. The most famous manifestation of this is a lump of digital kunst by Reddit user earthquakequestion depicting ethereum&rsquo,s creator, Vitalik Buterin, ter the garb of a holy man. Inbetween his open palms is a crimson Lamborghini Aventador (690 brake horsepower). It is titled &ldquo,Soon&hellip,&rdquo,, a reference to &ldquo,The Flippening,&rdquo, when the market value of ethereum will for the very first time eclipse that of its better-known crypto counterpart, bitcoin.
So earnestly do ether traders take their &ldquo,Lambos&rdquo, that a business has bot created for the foot purpose of selling Lamborghinis and other sportscars for ether or bitcoin. Spil Venturebeat reported, the rock-hard is called Moonlambos and its cheapest Lamborghini is a Gallardo that goes for Ten.97 bitcoin ($154,348, or 120.Three ether at current prices).
Here is a handy ether-to-Lambo convertor, for future reference.
The &ldquo,moon&rdquo, bit of the rock-hard&rsquo,s name is another crypto in-joke: Traders often speak of a future when the price of their cryptocoin of choice skyrockets &ldquo,to the moon.&rdquo, Moonlambos co-founder Victor Faramond says no cars have bot sold yet, albeit the stiff has a dozen serious enquiries and expects to make its very first sale this month. &ldquo,Mostly [prospective customers] are located te the US, Canada, UK, China,&rdquo, he says. &ldquo,Some of them have shown [us] a hefty number of bitcoins te their wallet.&rdquo,
Getting rich off cryptocurrencies is all joy and games&mdash,spil chronicled te a latest Fresh York Times report on the excesses of the crypto nouveau riche (paywall)&mdash,until it isn&rsquo,t. Lambo riches and the attendant get-rich-quick culture ter many cryptocurrency circles has made Buterin question his creation. He has threatened to abandon the project if Lambo memes overwhelm ethereum&rsquo,s grand vision of a decentralized &ldquo,world laptop.&rdquo,
If all that wij accomplish is lambo memes and immature puns about “sharting”, then I WILL leave.
Tho’ I still have a loterijlot of hope that the community can steer ter the right direction.