| by Kenneth Chase | 100 comments

Young Man Chooses LIVING in a TESLA with FREE ENERGY over High Rent Prices

My name is Nico and this is my Tesla
Model X I saw documentary on electric vehicles when I was in junior high
fast-forward graduate from college Apply to Tesla. Fastforward again
four years later I quit Tesla I absolutely loved working for Tesla I was
21 years old. That gave me a lot of power and responsibility and I ate it up I was
hungry and I killed it and totally grew my career in the company the Sprinter
idea really came about because I loved the idea of no overhead and combining
your mortgage or rent with your car payment months go by months go by months
go by and a colleague of mine made me privy to this little program that was
going on I have to get my hands on this car I don’t care what it takes I could
live in this i reworked the entire idea what it would be to live in a car what
it would be to live in a Tesla my biggest concern was not being able to
stand up I made that a requirement when I was first thinking about living in a
car but the beautiful thing is these doors make it feel like I can stand up
and still be inside of my “domicile” so this is a Tesla Model X 75 kilowatt
hour battery dual motor all-wheel-drive so you’ve got two motors one in the
front one in the rear this can go a 0 to 60 in 4.8 seconds
wheels are 22 inch black onyx low-profile Pirelli tires not the most
ideal for going off-roading but I’ve done some serious serious driving over
rocks like Boulder type of rocks and I’ve made it out all Model X’s come
equipped with air suspension as well so I can raise and lower my car which is
extremely useful when going through terrain that is less than ideal it does
have a front trunk this is where I store all of my kitchenware. You’ve got a
pressurized shower container that you just hook up to any water faucet and it
retains the pressure that is put into this container it’s amazing so I
use it for dishes mainly but if I’m in a bind I can use it for a shower as well
this is an ice bag I had the hard shell one first but I realized that when
living in such a small place you want as many things that are malleable that can
be kind of folded and crunched instead of something that’s stiff because it’s
just such a waste of space if you’re not utilizing it all the time we’ll move on
to the driver’s door and the amazing thing about this car everything is
automated so it really takes away the feeling that I’m living in a car. You push this button and it welcomes me in it’s my own little
chauffeur so we can start at the door panel just the necessities water bottle
foot stuff just to make sure I keep my car from not smelling bad as much as
possible because that’s something I learned as well small spaces and B-O
don’t really go along very well the black Alcantara which is just the entire
ceiling is covered with it it makes it so warm and cozy and the touchscreen
it’s a 15 inch touchscreen and this has basically the control center of this car
navigation it has internet but I don’t use it I have unlimited data on my phone
dash cluster here this they’re taking away on the new models and I love it so much
it’s just very helpful we have some compartments everywhere but of course I
have done my absolute best to maximize all of the little cubbies that exist you
have the door panels here like I said necessities you might be wondering what
this aluminum foil is for and no it’s not for cooking this is how I lock
myself into my car at night my keys are actually a Bluetooth signal to the car
so when I get up to the car the car knows that the key is around so it
unlocks it for me but when I’m inside and I have my keys the car stays
unlocked I actually had someone tried to break into my car once and that was
shortly after I actually figured out how to lock my car
so you wrap the keys with the aluminum foil this car is equipped with autopilot
and it makes driving so much easier because I’m not even driving so I just
get to sit back relax enjoy the view most of the time. Enough of the
instruments and driving, we’l move on to a bit more of the Cubbies the center
console obviously right here it is gets very scratched up and dirty but this is
another essentials floss, snacks deodorant, hand sanitizer and peanut
butter just a jar of peanut butter constantly be munching on so this is
just the snack Center as I like to call it and then we have
a candle because my Lyft passengers and any dates that I go on appreciate me
making the car not smell like me so a PROTIP get a candle in your car if
you’re living it now to my bed it’s not too crazy I actually just dealt with
a tempur-pedic topper for the first six months but realize that my hip since I’m
a side sleeper who it’s just jamming into the bottom flooring of the
back trunk I added another mattress pad so I’m doubled up here double and these second row seats actually fold up so I have a full second row with
three seats I like to keep that seat up so I can kind of get changed or just sit
down and put my laptop here and get some work done as well so office space and
the bedroom space. I just store a few things down below and little cubbies just
total miscellaneous stuff from Pee Bottle to the clothes to random
equipment. I don’t like anything on top of here and the reason being is when I
am Lyft driving people need to put their luggage in my trunk so I can’t
have it completely full I take people to the airport so it needs to be
relatively spacious so I just fold my mattress up tri-fold it up and here is
what is underneath I have a yoga mat for when I’m cooking and when I’m on rocks I
have a grill I have a mechanical keyboard a chessboard
my lederhosen from Oktoberfest my charging cables I can actually plug into
a normal 110 volt outlet which means I could plug into anything it doesn’t
charge the car very fast but that is a last resort if I’m absolutely
stuck you may be wondering why I have a Taser right here well this is my home
protection device so when I’m sleeping if I am starting to get a little
uncomfortable if someone’s coming up to my car it’s happened one time before or
someone tried to break into my car while I was sleeping in it luckily I had my
taser at the time so I was ready for anything and the other cubby over here
can’t forget the bear that I’ve had since I was born there’s actually an
image of me and the bear and the bear is bigger than me so it’s come a long way. I had to hold on to it. People always ask me “Where do you sleep?”
I sleep in very rich neighborhoods Tesla superchargers are what make this
practical for me I have unlimited free supercharging that’s been grandfathered
in. I lift Drive for money I don’t have to pay for gas I don’t have any overhead
when it comes to moving people around and not working a nine-to-five allows
you to kind of dabble in these interests and really bulk up your character and
your being better because the nine-to-five it’s just draining what do
you do when you get home from a nine-to-five you don’t want to do
anything you want to sit down go on the computer watch TV do a lot of mindless
things but I knew that if I didn’t get out of the nine-to-five if I didn’t get
out of a very comfortable place then I wouldn’t be able to push myself forward.
You have to go through is it actually worth it for you? What do you want to be
doing in your life? Can you get by doing? It’s gonna reveal itself
to you. It may not be a Sprinter van it may not be an RV it may not be an electric
vehicle but it could be something be open to what could come your way and
what opportunities this seriously fell in my lap and I couldn’t pass it up and
it was everything that I tried to live by so I would just say to try to live by
who you are SUBSCRIBE!



Nov 11, 2018, 5:01 pm Reply

Hello Everybody! We're back with another season of Alternative Living Spaces! Thank you for waiting so patiently! The Sailing videos are returning very soon as well! Turn on your notifications so you don't miss one! What do you think of Nico's Setup?


Mar 3, 2019, 9:18 pm Reply

this is literally the dumbest shit i have ever heard….high rent?? buys a 80.000–100.000 car.

dad is a clown 2

Mar 3, 2019, 10:44 pm Reply

If you Can buy a Tesla you Can buy a house

Lost and found

Mar 3, 2019, 1:00 am Reply

Could of bought a house for the price of the car

T Clay

Mar 3, 2019, 2:06 am Reply

I don't think I have seen anyone so out of touch with reality and so willing to lie to himself and others since Charlie Sheen and his drug induced "Tiger Blood" period.

Uru Kan

Mar 3, 2019, 6:02 am Reply

Epic bullshit … This channel became a real dumpster. Sad.


Mar 3, 2019, 6:35 am Reply



Mar 3, 2019, 5:05 pm Reply

Your homeless and you don't even know it. It is better if you invested in a Tesla Semi truck and turn it into a Tesla home with solar panels it would be like a school bus turn into a home. Wrong type of Tesla, but a interesting concept.


Mar 3, 2019, 4:11 am Reply

Self driving home

Eric Lakota

Mar 3, 2019, 2:34 pm Reply

You realy have a good setup i think i could do it i have 09 hhr and being in union ironworker travel for money to were the work is its ben my little camper ive thoungt of doing weekend lift driving


Mar 3, 2019, 6:19 pm Reply

Getting Crea Tyler vibes from this guy. Cody ko get on this !


Mar 3, 2019, 6:29 pm Reply

pic at 8:29 just sent me on an hour rabbit hole on human growth. Thanks Nico, very. cool.

Adam Hutchison

Mar 3, 2019, 7:29 pm Reply

If this guy is truly living in his car he is a moron.

See Monte

Mar 3, 2019, 8:05 pm Reply

What a DOUCHE…

Darren Sutton

Mar 3, 2019, 8:20 pm Reply

You career was so good you live in a car…………………………what a load of………….oh and you can’t stand up……no one who lives in a car is interested in 22 inch rims…..

Frost pot

Mar 3, 2019, 11:07 pm Reply

Absolute bullshit..


Mar 3, 2019, 5:24 am Reply

So your not working a 9-5…how are you "pushing yourself forward"?

Sam Garr

Mar 3, 2019, 9:26 am Reply

This guy in the video is a lying piece of shit


Mar 3, 2019, 10:36 am Reply

Works for one of the most successful companies and complains about high rent prices


Mar 3, 2019, 1:33 pm Reply

So much spin and story telling. Trying to make himself look like he's cool when really he failed abysmally at life.

John Doe

Mar 3, 2019, 8:58 pm Reply

i call bullshit


Mar 3, 2019, 4:01 am Reply

God damn this guy is a douche bag.

Rick McNeely

Mar 3, 2019, 3:51 pm Reply

"Decided to become homeless: Killed It!"


Mar 3, 2019, 2:24 am Reply

super douche.

Kerim Kerimov

Mar 3, 2019, 4:19 am Reply


Jules Tiernan

Mar 3, 2019, 9:53 am Reply

What a fuckin idiot, so completely and totally full of shit its unbelievable.

Inshore Kayak Angler

Mar 3, 2019, 2:43 pm Reply

Douche! Like on a whole other fraternity level.


Mar 3, 2019, 8:11 pm Reply

You can lock the car from the touchscreen…


Mar 3, 2019, 2:07 am Reply

Complains about rent , but buys/owns a negative asset. Mind you of all the vehicles to live in , Tesla is not practical living vehicle


Mar 3, 2019, 2:09 am Reply

His father is cringing, crying and embarrassed. He’s like fine live in a fucking Tesla you fucking loser, but do you have to upload it

Shrapnel324 #hustle

Apr 4, 2019, 5:38 am Reply

Went literally broke to buy an 80 thousand dollar car
What an idiot

James Kuchek

Apr 4, 2019, 3:30 am Reply

I’ve noticed lot of Gen Y/millenials are coping out.

Mutahar Farooq

Apr 4, 2019, 9:53 pm Reply

Honestly, that looks like SO much fun.

Nina-Mae Forde

Apr 4, 2019, 4:04 pm Reply

Stupes. Dave D spoil this for me

Smit Lord

Apr 4, 2019, 8:35 pm Reply

I've never seen anyone more full of shit in my whole life.


Apr 4, 2019, 8:25 pm Reply

8:44 imagine he woke up with morning wood

Nikosz Nikosz

Apr 4, 2019, 3:57 am Reply

He could of rented out an apartment with other people or get an inexpensive van convert it…. Save that money buy some shit broke down crackhouse renovate it rent it out then sell it.. Flip cars…. Watches anything and in 10 years he would be a millionare now he has debt… Lives fucking uncomfortably in a car not a van a car and he will have a tesla x in 5-6 years that will be worth half of what he payed for it stupidity at its finest kids dont do this.. Work hard hustle invest smart…

Alex H

Apr 4, 2019, 8:57 pm Reply


Mitchell DeArmond

Apr 4, 2019, 11:48 pm Reply

does he just get to let the car drive for him all day as a lyft driver all the while kinda pretending to drive?! that doest sound so bad at all


Apr 4, 2019, 6:37 pm Reply

Where are all his clothes and shoes or did I miss something?

Sivan Remesh

Apr 4, 2019, 9:49 am Reply

Where does he go to take a dump and shower?

Roderick storey

Apr 4, 2019, 4:40 pm Reply

I saw this on dave2d, but he completely missed using his engine bay as storage haha


Apr 4, 2019, 8:09 pm Reply

At what point in the video does he answer how hard it is too live inside of the body of a colossal douchebag?


Apr 4, 2019, 2:49 pm Reply


Gas Pedal Subscribe

Apr 4, 2019, 11:45 pm Reply

A homeless guy with an expensive car. Fucked up generation….

Vesting Knight10

Apr 4, 2019, 4:16 pm Reply

I mean I've met some white privileged van life people (expensive drone land shots, constant bikini girl photos looking out into the horizon, mostly vegan, has a house to go home to if it fails) but this is a whole new level.

Ron Hertzberg

Apr 4, 2019, 12:24 am Reply

This is the weakest thing I've ever seen in my life so so so so so much privilege it's just disgusting $100,000 car with $1,500 a month loan payments and most likely the dude didn't buy this car he's leasing it which is even more disgusting and he's trying to talk about how he's living without all these burdens and overhead and all this crap it's just discussing you guys should know better than to put this junk on your Channel you condone this

Ron Hertzberg

Apr 4, 2019, 12:25 am Reply

The fact that you have this on alternative living spaces is just disgusting to this dude rides around in a $100,000 vehicle and pees and poops in it and then acts like it's some kind of thing that everybody could do the privilege on this guy is hilarious yeah buddy nice bear by the way

Ron Hertzberg

Apr 4, 2019, 12:30 am Reply

The title of this video is disgusting young man chooses to live in a Tesla mean while there's people that are homeless riding out living in a tent well working and things like that this dude's a bum and has so much privilege it's disgusting I can smell the privilege all the way from Wisconsin

Ron Hertzberg

Apr 4, 2019, 12:34 am Reply

I just had to come back to say one thing the fact that he is living in something that costs $100,000 totally negates the whole point of this Channel and these webisodes I believe this isn't how to ball out or some kind of celebrity cribs I know people that don't even have $100,000 house let alone a $50,000 house this dudes riding around in $100,000 car and sleeping in it every weekend and acting like he's living in it and getting praised for it it's just sad you guys need to seriously figure out your lives

Randy Randalman

Apr 4, 2019, 2:44 am Reply

"my lederhosen from Oktoberfest" oh go fuck yourself dude


Apr 4, 2019, 12:39 pm Reply

Warning Will Robinson, douchebag alert!!

Callies Finest

Apr 4, 2019, 11:33 pm Reply

Is this a joke or nah?

Mao ZeDong

Apr 4, 2019, 12:26 am Reply

Yeah no overhead except a nice big bag of 100k debt hanging over your head , but hey you were killing it so hard and growing your career so well that you quit and moved into a car ? Gj dude for 100k you could have had a pimped out sprinter van but you chose a shit car, not to mention Tesla’s are fucking useless in an apocalypse and you can’t go that many places with them yet

Mr Jeng

Apr 4, 2019, 1:56 pm Reply

Another bullshit video about living in a car and 400k stupid people subscribed to this pathetic liar. God bless America. Serious driving over boulders? Get the fuck outta here man.

The Superior SpyderDan

Apr 4, 2019, 7:05 pm Reply

He seems on the verge of suicide, everyone saying he seems happy should never play poker.

Jack Mitchell

Apr 4, 2019, 11:55 am Reply

This is awesome!

Free Audio Books

Apr 4, 2019, 5:52 am Reply

3:20 tesla junk. Look at the doors ? buy up ?


Apr 4, 2019, 4:27 pm Reply


Bok Choy

Apr 4, 2019, 2:16 am Reply

Lies I tell you all lies

Tanner Toby

Apr 4, 2019, 9:44 am Reply

How does he #Poop in the #Tesla?


May 5, 2019, 3:53 am Reply

All I heard was, I got 100k car and then I got fired from my job and now I'm homeless.

David Wu

May 5, 2019, 9:03 pm Reply

Come on 2500 for rent isn’t that crazy. Is this worth a bedroom and a bathroom to take a shower everyday?

Mark M

May 5, 2019, 1:37 am Reply

I'm 98% sure this guy wakes up every once in a while and really wishes he wasn't doing this.


May 5, 2019, 5:13 am Reply

I wonder what he does when it's got to go into a shower and his car has to stay in shop a week or two lol


May 5, 2019, 12:28 am Reply

The aircon use loads of energy at night time if you got the door closed to sleep, as I can imagine it being hot in California?wondering if it would be suitable in hot weather for the odd nights sleep, but with doors shut

American Nomad

May 5, 2019, 4:50 pm Reply

Great set up. I live in my car too but it’s a Ford hatchback. If tesla wasn’t so expensive I would buy a Tesla.


May 5, 2019, 8:27 am Reply

Tesla all in one drag racer house car EVERYTNHING


May 5, 2019, 8:30 am Reply

9:22 why do you have gps on on your phone when you have it on your screen??


May 5, 2019, 6:51 pm Reply

This dude is a complete and total fraud. People buy this BS?

Noah Thompson

May 5, 2019, 1:49 pm Reply

Why the fuck would you quit working at Tesla you can still live in the Tesla while working at Tesla it is this is fake I bet

Keith Woodcrest

May 5, 2019, 11:54 am Reply

" Here he is, the biggest douche in the universe.". This guy is a fucking tool and a half. Why even put this on this channel? Like, you actually took him fuckin seriously? He's a clown. This shit is a joke.

Brian Duncan

May 5, 2019, 9:01 pm Reply

He comes across not only as a massive douche, he's in some massive denial. Almost like he wants to scream, but keeps pushing on.


Jun 6, 2019, 5:01 am Reply

Imagine being so disconnected from reality that you consider this to be a good idea.


Jun 6, 2019, 1:38 pm Reply

Okay Dave 2d has a great roast on this..

Really this guy is a go getter and managed to live in a car that cost more than a house and depreciates..

And hauls people for a living… he is killing it!!!


Jun 6, 2019, 1:41 pm Reply

Okay this guy is not living in this car…. sorry it just isn’t happening

bob thebuilder

Jun 6, 2019, 5:19 am Reply

Tesla needs to make a van bro; i'd live out of it bro. so much better than breathing in carbon monoxide.

Gabriel Grebenik

Jun 6, 2019, 3:05 pm Reply

Is this a video about a homeless kid, or cognitive dissonance?

Canine University 101

Jun 6, 2019, 1:10 am Reply

There's no way he actually lives in this…where are his kitchen appliances? Food? All he has is a car with a bed in it…this guy could not be anymore stupid

Aslak Zissou

Jun 6, 2019, 5:29 pm Reply

This is a whole new level of douche!

Sam Anderson

Jun 6, 2019, 6:21 pm Reply


US Constitution Rules

Jun 6, 2019, 6:32 am Reply

Did you know Tesla vehicles are the least 'GREEN' cars in the world? They batteries are very toxic and require a LOT of resources to produce. Teslas are also the LEAST RELIABLE cars in America……WAKE UP SOY BOY…..Tesla is 100% BS FRAUD


Jun 6, 2019, 6:40 pm Reply

is this what happens when you put avocado on your toast?

Tranquility Travels

Jun 6, 2019, 8:29 am Reply

I was his Lyft customer last year. He is a super nice, hard working guy (he wasn’t using autopilot for my trip) He got a great deal on the car as a Tesla employee and paid less than someone who converts a Mercedes Sprinter. This is someone who is thinking way outside of the box!

Nexus Six

Jun 6, 2019, 8:31 am Reply

Look upon hipster economics ye mighty and despair.

Adrian H

Jun 6, 2019, 7:50 am Reply

Leo Tolstoy once wrote “There are no conditions to which a person cannot grow accustomed, especially if he sees that everyone around him lives in the same way.”

Dont Tread On Me

Jun 6, 2019, 12:22 am Reply

What a joke


Jun 6, 2019, 3:39 pm Reply

What a fucking toolbag. ?

Janina Carter

Jun 6, 2019, 9:29 am Reply

But I own a Tesla! Wtf who wants to have kids with this guy ? jus think what He cud have done to a van! This is my van and these are my 9kids is wat wud happen if ☮️❤️?

A Birch

Jul 7, 2019, 3:42 am Reply

my man was fired

Dudester T

Jul 7, 2019, 2:21 pm Reply

Lies, lies, lies. You save more if you live other than a tesla. You can use the money toward a home.


Jul 7, 2019, 3:53 pm Reply

This guys is full of crap

Random stuff

Jul 7, 2019, 6:43 am Reply

I’ve never seen someone so excited to be living in a car

James P

Jul 7, 2019, 11:07 am Reply

This guy is so Fake, trying to get into this circle of people who built through requirement, with financial creativity, and passion for their activities.
Struggling with $80k car… :/

Jack Wheatley

Jul 7, 2019, 2:07 pm Reply

What a retarded way to live

Roy Johnson

Jul 7, 2019, 9:02 pm Reply

white privilege

Saosaq Ii

Aug 8, 2019, 9:01 am Reply

Poor dude probably can’t jack off at at night when people can see though the windshield and stuff

Saosaq Ii

Aug 8, 2019, 9:11 am Reply

If you live in a car of any sort I would really suggest you get a carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide system, maybe even a carbon dioxide scrubber.

You can potentially die in your sleep if you live in a RV with a propane heater or a heater which burns stuff.

This dude has a candle and long enough it would kill him in an enclosed space. Ventilation is so important.

Same with AC. If your car isn’t fully electric the engine could potentially give you carbon monoxide poisoning.
Not that idling isn’t expensive as hell and anyone would do this but just a warning.

bc cav

Aug 8, 2019, 6:56 am Reply

So do you pay for electricity ? Well, you should…

Tina Jackson

Aug 8, 2019, 1:54 pm Reply

This also seems like an amazing retirement option. I am a GenXer but LOVE technology…so van life really isn't ideal. This seems like it would tick all the boxes of what I am looking for!

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