Tesla surprised everyone and unveiled a new Roadster on the company’s semi truck unveiling.
“The new Tesla Roadster will be the fastest production car ever made, period,” CEO Elon Musk said.
The base model of the Roadster will do 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds. It will be the fastest to 100 mph, 4.2 seconds from 0-100 mph, Musk said. Quater mile in 8.9 secs.
Musk said the car will have a top speed of about 250 mph and a 200 kWh battery pack, which gives it a 620-mile range.
It’ll seat four people, and have a removal glass roof panel that can be stored in the boot. It looks like the rear seats are particularly small.
When it arrives in 2020, and it’d make it not just the fastest accelerating electric vehicle, but the fastest accelerating production car.It will be priced around $200,000.
Also published on Medium.