2010 Tesla Roadster

Base RWD 2-Dr Roadster ELEC auto trans

Base RWD 2-Dr Roadster ELEC auto trans

2010 tesla roadster Reviews and News

2010 Tesla Roadster
2010 Tesla Roadster
The Tesla roadster has captured the hearts of all environmentally friendly car buffs. It offers something truly unique in a world where car models are often differentiated only by the sheet metal that covers them or a few dozen maximum horsepower. The Tesla Roadster is the first true electric sports car. It is loosely based on the Lotus Elise platform but in place of its engine, it sports a powerful electric motor. This motor is powered by a 7000 cell lithium ion battery pack.

The two biggest complaints about electric vehicles in the past have often performance and range. The Tesla addresses both of these, with 0-60 times of 3.9 seconds and a range of 220 miles. The battery can be recharged in 6 hours, or 3.5 with the quick charge system. The only real caveat about liking the Tesla is the price of admission at 100000, that's right, to drive green and go fast, you have to pay 6 figures to do so. That combined with problems associated with the choice of the Elise as a starting point can be daunting.
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Ever the magnet for controversy, Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson was partially vindicated this week when the British high court ruled in favor of the show and of the BBC, dismissing electric carmaker Tesla’s claim that the show misrepresented its Roadster’s range by pointing out that it was only able to go 55 miles, rather than the company’s claimed 200+ miles per charge.
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Tesla Motors has been selling its high-priced Roadster electric vehicle for well over two years, but has yet to turn a profit. The automaker reported strong revenues for the second quarter, but managed a significant loss.
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Tesla became the first American car company to go public since Ford in 1956, but more importantly, the electric car maker raised some much-needed cash -- $226 million.
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With the news of an initial public offering from General Motors, followed up by one from Tesla, are there signs that the economy is bouncing back?
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Teslahas entered this year's Monte Carlo Alerternative Energy Rallyin order to demonstrate the range and performance ofits Roadster sports car.In 2009, the car achieved a record EV range of240 miles and hopes totop it atthis weekend's three day event.

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2010 Tesla Roadster
2010 Tesla Roadster
Base RWD 2-Dr Roadster ELEC
288hp
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2010 Tesla Roadster
2010 Tesla Roadster
Base RWD 2-Dr Roadster ELEC
288hp

2010 Tesla Roadster Specifications

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Engine
0.0L ELECEngine
Horsepower:
288 hp @ 5000rpm
Torque:
277 ft lb of torque @ 5400rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt (optional)
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control (optional)
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front (optional)
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 72 months
Powertrain
36,000 miles / 36 months
Corrosion
36,000 miles / 36 months
Roadside
36,000 miles / 36 months

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