Tesla had a surprise at their press event yesterday, the new Tesla Roadster and if the performance figures pan out, this is going to be an impressive roadster. The Tesla Roadster will have a 0 to 60 miles per hour time of just 1.9 seconds.
This new electric roadster will have a top speed of over 250 miles per hour and it will come with a 200 kWh battery pack that will give a range of about 620 miles. The new roadster will have a base price of $200,000 and production will start in 2020.
The new roadster could en up being the worlds fastest production car if the performance figures stack up when it launches. As well as a 0 to 60 time of 1.9 seconds it will have a 0 to 100 miles per hour time of 4.2 seconds.
Tesla are taking reservations on the car and it costs $5,000 for a spot, if you want one of the first 1,000 cars then you need to pay $250,000 up front. With production scheduled for 2020 there are no details as yet on when the car will go on sale.
You can find out more information about the new Tesla Roadster over at the company’s website at the link below. We can’t wait to find out more information on this new all electric supercar.