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The Tesla Roadster is a testament to the chase for horsepower seemingly felt across the entire new-car market. The all-electric supercar offers pure torque with a new-age design, punctuated by its glass roof and four-seat capacity.
The roadster was introduced alongside the new Tesla big rig last week. Here are some specification facts the company shared about the ridiculously fast car:
- Zero to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds
- Zero to 100 mph in 4.2 seconds
- Quarter-mile in 8.8 seconds
- Top speed is more than 250 mph
- Wheel Torque 10,000 Nm
- Battery with 620 mile range
- All-Wheel drive
- Base Price: $200,000
Tesla Roadster production won’t begin until 2020, according to The Verge. Reservations start at $50,000, according to the company, which will offer a Founder’s Series version of the car for $250,000.