Tesla Roadster

At its Semi truck launch, Tesla unveiled something new that’ll likely cause Porsche and Ferrari to break a sweat, a new Roadster. The Tesla Roadster which has got record-setting acceleration, range and performance. It’s touted to be the world’s fastest production car ever made.

As per the official stats, the next-gen Tesla Roadster can grab 0 to 60 mph speed in just 1.9 seconds and 0 to 100 in 4.2 seconds. It can handle a quarter mile in 8.9 seconds and holds the top speed above 250 mph. Elon Musk said that this is the base model. There is also a Founders Series Roadsters which are limited to the first 1,000 reservations.

Tesla Roadster Interior
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With 200kwh battery, it’ll be faster than that jet over there, Musk hinted, but refused to confirm the top speed which is “above 250 mph.” With a pair of three motors, one in the front and two in the rear, it offers all-wheel drive and houses glass roof.

 

As far as the registration and availability of the new Tesla Roadster is concerned, the base price is $200,000 and it can be booked for $50,000. The Founders Series Roadsters can be reserved for $250,000 and its base price is $250,000. Both models will be available in 2020.

Tesla Roadster Steering Wheel
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