Friday, December 27, 2013

Tesla Roadster Sport release

The Tesla Sportster is the superstar of electric vehicles, but there are plenty of up and coming competitors. Photo: David Dodge.
The AC induction motor and single speed gear box create instant torque from 0 rpm. Up to 295 lbs-ft of torque and 300 horsepower are produced as the car smoothly accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds.

Roadster 2.5 reveals a nuanced exterior design including a new front fascia and rear diffuser. The new Roadster 2.5 reflects the future of Tesla design language.
The hand-built, carbon fiber Roadster sets the mark for premium electric cars to come. The monocoque chassis, constructed of resin-bonded and riveted extruded aluminum adds rigidity and strength to the lightweight package.
The Roadster Sport price started at US$128,500 in the United States and €112,000 (excluding VAT) in Europe.