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54 'Tesla Roadster' stories

October 2013 - January 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 January 17

Elon Musk announced that Tesla is killing its referral program due to cost concerns and new information about the latest prizes show that they are going to have to give away over 80 new Roadsters for free.

The program might have gotten away from them. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories January 9

Elon Musk has been making some crazy claims about the next generation Tesla Roadster, but now he is topping them off with a claim that it will actually be able to hover over the ground. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories December 23, 2018

As part of the ecoGP series, they held the first 24 hours race with only electric cars, the 24 Hours of Oschersleben, and the winning car would surprise you: a Tesla Roadster. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories October 28, 2018

The Tesla next-generation Roadster prototype only had a few public outings since its unveiling a year ago.

This weekend it made one of those rare public appearances at the Art Center to inspire young car designers. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories October 4, 2018

It has been a while since we have seen the working prototype of the next-gen Tesla Roadster, but it has now made a rare appearance and several new images have emerged on social media. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories September 5, 2018

Tesla brought its latest next-gen Roadster prototype to the Grand Basel car show this week and at the time, we reported that it looks like it’s only a design shell.

But now we got a closer look at the vehicle, which confirms that it is not a working prototype but a design prototype, and it gives us a better idea of the interior dimensions. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories September 4, 2018

Tesla releases new Roadster pictures

While it is still years away from production, Tesla appears to be marketing the next-gen Roadster lately.

The automaker has now released new Roadster press images.

As we reported last week, Tesla announced that it was bringing a ‘surprise’ vehicle to the new Grand Basel auto show and we suspected that it would be the new Roadster.

Sure enough, Tesla held an opening event and the star of the show was a white next-gen Roadster. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories September 1, 2018

Despite still being about two years away from production, the next-gen Tesla Roadster is seemingly already having an impact on the industry as a prototype.

Christian von Koenigsegg, the head of supercar maker Koenigsegg, says that the Roadster’s performance was “embarrassing” them and they had to up their game following the unveiling. expand full story

Tesla Roadster Stories August 19, 2018

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

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