Now entering its second decade in production, the Lotus Elise is simply one of the most capable speed machines on the planet, as evidenced by the numerous platform iterations (Tesla Roadster, Hennessey Venom GT, etc.) and high-spec track day specials that have sprung up over the years. Show More Summary
Happy Birthday to the Tesla Roadster. Hopefully there’s bigger and better things awaiting you in Elon Musk’s Tesla Master Plan II. Read more...
The Telsa Roadster 3.0 upgrade has begun its slow roll out, with local owners set to pay just a little over $47,000 if they want the revised battery pack.
Tesla Roadster's battery-pack retrofit boosts convertible's single-charge range to 340 miles from about 245 miles. Continue reading $29k Tesla Roadster upgrade allows for 340 miles on a charge $29k Tesla Roadster upgrade allows for 340 miles on a charge originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:30:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The company can only retrofit a few new packs a week, significantly limiting output.
Tesla's upcoming Model 3 is one of the hottest new cars to have been unveiled in recent years. The vehicle will be Tesla's first electric car with a price tag that is accessible to mass market buyers, following the Roadster and Model S with pricing that could reach well over $100,000. Show More Summary
Barrett Lyon has owned every model Tesla has ever made; a Roadster, a Model S and, now formally, a Model X—which he returned to Tesla after filing a lawsuit against the company over the electric crossover’s numerous quality issues. Read more...
If this Chinese roadster is the future of EV sports cars, sign me up. SEE ALSO: Tesla says Model X did not crash itself with Autopilot, despite owners' claims Chinese electric vehicle startup Qiantu Motor is planning to compete withShow More Summary
Tesla’s pure-electric Roadster, Model S and Model X are reasonably high-tech vehicles, so it should come as no surprise to any casual observer — and definitely not to any owner — that they track basic information like a driver’s speed, GPS location and various other inputs like steering wheel rotation and throttle position. Show More Summary
Tesla's Model S electric car has won rave reviews from auto critics. But the company's first crack at an electric car, the Roadster, had some problems. In fact, CEO Elon Musk now admits the car was "completely unsafe." During Tesla's...Show More Summary
You never forget your first Tesla. In 2010, right after the company had survived a near-death experience, I was offered the chance to sample what was then the carmaker's only vehicle: the original Roadster. It's hard to overestimateShow More Summary
The next Roadster won't arrive until 2019 at the earliest.
Don't expect it to come out anytime soon, though, as the Model 3 is still the priority.
Tesla’s Model 3 might be the most interesting electric vehicle coming out in the next two years, but it's not the only hot new car the company is working on. It looks like a “different, faster and bigger” 2019 Roadster is also in the...Show More Summary
Tesla has made huge strides in the electric car market. Prior to the Tesla Roadster, the general perception of electric cars is that they are slow, have low range, and are simply not feasible for daily use. That perception began to change thanks to the Tesla Roadster. Show More Summary
Sam Perry is a Tesla believer. He was one of the first 100 people to buy a Tesla Roadster, the electric-car company's inaugural production vehicle. Now, he's just put his Tesla Model S — the ninth one ever built — up for auction. The trailing digits of the sedan's vehicle-identification number say it all: 00009. Show More Summary
Tesla discontinued the Roadster, and in quick succession, released its new Model S. Since then, the Model S has become widely popular and sales were good enough that Tesla has extended its offering of vehicles, now including the Model X and the soon-to-be-released Tesla Model 3. Show More Summary
You never forget you first Tesla. Back in 2010, right after the company had survived a near-death experience, I was offered the chance to sample what was then the car maker's only vehicle: the original Roadster. It's hard to overestimate...Show More Summary
Tesla's plan from the beginning has been straightforward: Release an expensive sportscar (the Roadster) and use the money from its sales to build a couple of mid-range vehicles, the Model S sedan and Model X SUV. Then use the money from...Show More Summary