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New Tesla belt buckle comes out just in time for Giga Texas phase 1 completion

The Giga Texas belt buckle fits up to a 2” belt strap and costs $150. (Tesla)

Tesla fanatics can now express themselves in style, with a Giga Texas belt buckle.

The silver buckle, which is currently out of stock less than 24 hours after being released, features the Tesla logo on top of the Texas Lone Star engraved with the start of the motto “don’t mess with Texas.” The buckle fits up to a 2” belt strap and costs $150.

Customers are given the option of being emailed when it is back in stock.


The buckle, commemorating the near completion of the first phase of the factory in southeast Travis County, is one of many Tesla accessory and apparel options for the holiday season, including sweatshirts, tees, hats, socks and more. It also released Cyberquads for kids which sold out in less than 24 hours, as well, last week.

Tuesday morning, CEO Elon Musk said some merch will be payable with dogecoin, the meme cryptocurrency that Musk has previously called the “people’s crypto” and is popular among retail investors. After Musk tweeted the announcement, the coin shot up over 20%. In Musk's Time profile declaring him person of the year, he told the magazine that dogecoin is better for transactions.

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