At an event where Tesla unveiled something big in a new all-electric big rig, the brand also took the chance to reinvent its smallest car, the Tesla Roadster. Tesla is promising that the new sleek looking Roadster is set to hit the road by 2020, and it will do so with staggering performance, able to make the jump from 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds. If that spec holds true, the Roadster will be the quickest production car in the world.
The Roadster will use three electric motors, putting out an absolutely ridiculous 10,000 Nm of torque, able to propel the car from 0 to 100 mph in 4.2 seconds. Tesla says the quarter mile time will be 8.8 seconds, while top speed will be pinned above 250 mph. If that’s not enough, Tesla promises that on the highway, the Roadster will be able to cruise for 620 miles before a recharge.
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