The tesla roadster is a battery electric vehicle bev sports car based on the lotus elise chassis that was produced by the electric car firm tesla motors now tesla inc in california from 2008 to 2012. An all electric vehicle the tesla roadster is the quickest car in the world with record setting acceleration range and performance.
It is designed by franz von holzhausen who formerly worked at mazda and volkswagen.
Auto tesla roadster. Elon musk has a few plans for the all new tesla roadster. This car is a successor to tesla s first production car the 2008 roadster. Starman a mannequin dressed in a spacesuit occupies the driver s seat the car and rocket are products of tesla and spacex respectively both companies headed by elon musk.
The original roadster is a great car with some clever engineering and a lot of fascinating features including some that foreshadowed the future of tesla s technology. The latest and fastest concept sports car from tesla is the 2020 tesla roadster. We gathered information that was available and compiled a list of facts surrounding the highly anticipated 2020 tesla roadster.
The event took place at the tesla design studio. Musk dropped hints about the features but nothing was certain. Tesla enthusiasts anticipated its debut but were uncertain of the car s specifications.
The tesla roadster was an extremely surprising inclusion to the 2017 event that took place in the month of november. When the 2021 tesla roadster was unveiled as a concept in november 2017 musk touted some pie in the sky performance numbers for this car including a 60 mph time of 1 9 seconds a top speed of. Elon musk s tesla roadster is an electric sports car that served as the dummy payload for the february 2018 falcon heavy test flight and became an artificial satellite of the sun.
About 56191893 km from earth and roughly 56201626 km from mars. See live orbital position of elon musk s tesla roadster and the starman. At that event tesla was expected to reveal the tesla semi electric truck.
The roadster was the first highway legal serial production all electric car to use lithium ion battery cells and the first production all electric car to travel more than 320 kilometres. Well some things have come to light regarding the new tesla roadster. This interactive simulation displays tesla s location in space in real time using the latest data from jpl horizon system.
It has amazing acceleration speed and overall performance for an electric sports car. With a 0 60 mph time of 1 9 seconds 0 100 mph in 4 2 seconds a quarter mile time of 8 8 seconds and a top speed of over 250 mph the all electric tesla roadster is going to be that car. Yes it is an all electric car.