The Tesla Roadster is an all-electric sports car produced by Tesla, Inc., the American electric vehicle manufacturer. It is designed to be one of the fastest and most powerful production cars on the road, with a sleek and aerodynamic design that turns heads. The Roadster is known for its impressive acceleration and top speed, as well as its advanced features, such as a removable glass roof and SpaceX package. In this article, we will explore the detailed specifications, dimensions, cost country-wise, charging options, variants, and performance of the Tesla Roadster.
The Tesla Roadster comes with three motor configurations, a Base version, a Founder’s Series, and a SpaceX Package.
- Motors: Three electric motors (one front, two rear)
- Battery: 200 kWh
- Range: up to 620 miles (1,000 km)
- Top speed: over 250 mph (402 km/h)
- 0-60 mph: as quick as 1.9 seconds
- Horsepower: up to 10,000 hp
- Torque: up to 7,500 lb-ft
- Drive: All-wheel drive
- Seats: up to 4 adults
- Cargo capacity: 2.3 cu ft (65 L)
- Towing capacity: not specified
- Length: not specified
- Width: not specified
- Height: not specified
- Weight: not specified
Costs by country:
- United States: starting at $200,000
- Canada: starting at CAD 250,000
- United Kingdom: starting at £151,000
- Australia: starting at AUD 420,000
- Europe: starting at €172,000
The Tesla Roadster can be charged using Level 1, Level 2, and DC fast charging. The following charging options are available:
- Supercharging: up to 250 kW (DC fast charging)
- Level 2 charging: up to 48 amps (240V, 11.5 kW)
The Tesla Roadster comes in three variants:
- Base: 620-mile range, 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, starting at $200,000
- Founder’s Series: limited to 1,000 units, starting at $250,000
- SpaceX Package: includes cold gas thrusters, a SpaceX-inspired interior, and other features, price not specified
The Tesla Roadster is known for its impressive performance, with the Base version being one of the fastest and most powerful production cars in the world. Here are some performance details:
- Base: 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, top speed of over 250 mph
- Founder’s Series: same performance as the Base version
- SpaceX Package: additional performance details not yet released
The Tesla Roadster comes with many advanced features, including:
- Removable glass roof: The Roadster comes with a removable glass roof that can be stored in the trunk, providing an open-air driving experience.
- Autopilot: The Roadster comes with Autopilot, Tesla’s advanced driver-assistance system that enables the car to steer, accelerate, and brake automatically.
- SpaceX package: The SpaceX package includes cold gas thrusters that can provide additional acceleration and maneuverability, as well as a SpaceX-inspired interior.
- Full self-driving: The Roadster is equipped with Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Capability, which enables the car to navigate on its own in most driving situations.
The Tesla Roadster is designed to be one of the safest sports cars on the road, with a reinforced structure and advanced safety features. Tesla has not yet released safety ratings or crash test results for the Roadster.