Tesla’s New Roadster Redefines EV Performance

November 20, 2017

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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.


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