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79 'Tesla Roadster' stories

October 2013 - June 2020


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.

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Tesla Roadster Stories June 23

What does a 1.1-sec, 0-60 mph acceleration even look like? A graphic artist tried to visualize what a Tesla Roadster with SpaceX thruster looks like when accelerating in 1.1 seconds. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories May 7

Elon Musk hinted at the next-generation Tesla Roadster being delayed to at least 2022 and maybe even later. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories April 25

Elon Musk says that Tesla “probably can” give an update on the new Roadster and Tesla Semi electric truck later this year. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories December 4, 2019

Tesla has been moving away from using service advisers and instead, it has been automating its service appointment through its mobile app.

However, we now learn that Roadster owners will have their own “dedicated channel” with their own service advisers. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories November 21, 2019

Elon Musk hinted that the new Tesla Roadster might “not need a key at all” as the prototype is equipped with an interesting door system. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories November 11, 2019

We get a rare good look at the Tesla next-gen Roadster’s folding backseat through its new diecast model, which is based on the production CAD files — meaning it should be representative of what will get to production. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories November 8, 2019

We get our first look at the new Tesla Roadster’s trunk space and hatch with a diecast version of the car that is based on the CAD model meant for the production. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories November 7, 2019

Tesla may not have a solid delivery date for when it’s delivering its full-sized second generation Roadsters (currently 2021-ish), but the company today began selling a $250 1:18 scale model made from the same 3D CAD data as the real car. It is so detailed that we might be able to learn some new things about the full sized car here… like, look at that hatchback for instance…

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Tesla Roadster Stories October 20, 2019

It has already been two years since Tesla unveiled the prototype for its next-generation Roadster, and it will probably be another one or two years before it hits production, but it apparently will be worth the wait.

Tesla’s chief designer says that the vehicle is “evolving.” expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories September 17, 2019

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

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