Tesla Roadster all-electric hypercar Overview Updated November 11, 2019

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74 'Tesla Roadster' stories

October 2013 - November 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 November 11

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

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

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

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

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

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