On the other hand, publicly traded companies have some options to explore for survival. Chapter 11 anyone? American airlines for example?
Even at $100 a share TSLA would likely be too much for a hostile takeover or a friendly acquisition.
It will stick around for a while I think. Remember Apple? And I agree that that 'while' would best be spent on quality and reputation instead of hype. If they do go into Chapter 11 at some point, that's what will have to happen, along with a change in leadership.