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50 'Tesla Roadster' stories

October 2013 - October 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 October 4

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

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

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

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

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

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