Tesla Roadster all-electric hypercar Overview Updated September 17, 2019

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70 'Tesla Roadster' stories

October 2013 - September 2019


The Tesla Roadster was the American automaker’s first vehicle program.

During its first production run between 2008 and 2012, it motivated automakers to launch several of their own electric vehicle program – virtually starting an electric vehicle revolution.

In 2017, Tesla unveiled a new generation of the electric sports car to enter production in 2020. Here are all the details.

Tesla Roadster Stories September 17

We’ve known for a while now that Tesla’s new Roadster is not a “priority,” but CEO Elon Musk has now made it clear that it won’t come until 2021.

Once it will be here though, Musk claims it will break the overall Nürburgring record. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories September 11

Elon Musk says that Tesla will bring the new Roadster supercar to the Nürburgring racetrack to attempt to break the record. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories August 21

The status of the new Tesla Roadster, which is supposed to come out in 2020, is currently uncertain, but we have a new spec ad to get you excited for the electric supercar in the meantime. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories August 18

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster that SpaceX launched into space on their Falcon Heavy rocket last year has completed its first orbit around the sun, according to a tracking report. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories August 12

Los Angeles has one of the larger concentrations of Teslas in the world, so where better to set a record for the most Roadsters assembled in the US than at Tesla’s Design Center in Hawthorne?

Yesterday, Tesla Club LA did just that (with thanks to Tesla for providing the location and chargers), and managed to get 37 Roadsters into the same parking lot, in what we’re pretty sure is a record.

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Tesla Roadster Stories July 19

Tesla’s timeline for the new Roadster appears to be slipping and we got another indication of that as CEO Elon Musk says that Tesla plans to ‘maybe’ do a ‘hover’ test of the new Roadster with SpaceX package ‘late next year’. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories July 13

Tesla’s new Roadster is going to come with an optional ‘SpaceX package’ that will include cold air thrusters to improve performance.

Now CEO Elon Musk says that the thruster will be hidden behind the license plate. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories June 27

Elon Musk appears to have updated the new Tesla Roadster’s 0-60 mph acceleration.

The CEO now says that the vehicle will accelerate to 60 mph in 2.1 secs and the previously announced 1.9 seconds time is only going to be achievable by “adding rocket thruster option.” expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories June 12

Tesla’s next-gen Roadster prototype had an outing this week and it gave us a rare look at the electric hypercar’s special steering wheel in action. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories June 11

Tesla is using its shareholder’s meeting as a rare opportunity to showcase their Roadster, Model Y, and Tesla prototypes. expand full story

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