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45 'Tesla Roadster' stories

October 2013 - August 2018


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 Yesterday

If you are like me, you can’t wait to get a closer look at Tesla’s next-generation Roadster, but as we learned last week, it appears not to be a priority for Tesla as they focus on the base Model 3 and Model Y.

Nonetheless, the automaker still decided to showcase the prototype in an episode of Jay Leno’s Garage – giving us new pictures and videos of the upcoming electric supercar. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories August 17

Elon Musk discussed the next-gen Tesla Roadster in a new interview and hinted that the automaker could manage to find a way for owners to  have cameras instead of side mirrors like on the prototype (pictured above). expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories August 11

Today, I went down the rabbit hole of staring at pictures of Tesla’s upcoming next-generation Roadster, which led to wondering how close the interior of the production will be to the concept that they unveiled.

Elon Musk said that the “production design will be better, especially in details”, but that’s just not their focus right now. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories June 26

Emile Bouret is amongst a rare group of people who had the chance to drive the Tesla next-generation Roadster.

Today, he tentatively shared a few details about his experience with the vehicle. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories June 10

Elon Musk has confirmed that he is completely serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster and he added that the optional package will replace the mysterious back seats that the upcoming electric supercar is supposedly going to have. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories June 9

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that the automaker’s next-gen Roadster will have a ‘SpaceX package’, which will include “~10 small rocket thrusters.”

While it sounds like a joke, Musk has made other comments hinting at the plan actually being real. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories June 8

Some people already have issues managing all the power in Tesla’s current performance vehicles and that power is going to be dwarfed by Tesla’s next-gen Roadster.

CEO Elon Musk now says that the upcoming supercar is going to have an ‘Augmented Mode’ to help you handle all that power. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories June 5

At the Tesla Semi unveiling last year, Tesla unveiled two next-generation Roadster prototypes: one red working prototype and another grey design model.

The automaker is now showing a new white Roadster model at its shareholder meeting. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories May 9

Tesla has released a new action-packed video, which might actually become a quarterly thing according to CEO Elon Musk.

There are few bits of footage that are especially interesting in the less-than-two-minute-long video, including a mystery car underwrap and new footage of the next-gen Roadster in action. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories March 14

While Tesla’s original Roadster that SpaceX launched into space on the new Falcon Heavy captured a lot of attention, we are still more excited here about the next-generation Roadster currently under development.

Now a Tesla next-generation Roadster prototype shows up at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. expand full story

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