Presumably, exterior body panels are made of aluminum and composite materials. Under them, there’s a car frame with a front double-lever and a rear multi-lever. In this car, there are many unusual details. For example, there is no clutch, and a gearbox has only 2 speeds. The battery mass Tesla Roadster is 454 kilograms, and it provides full charging from 220 kW in only three and a half hours. The first speed helps accelerate, while the second one provides the uniformity of high speed and maximum control.
Tesla roadster review
- Class: convertible;
- Body type: coupe;
- Assembling: the US;
- Gearbox: automatic two-stage;
- 4-wheel drive;
- Options: 2 packages;
- Official website: Tesla.
Tesla Roadster 2020 modifications
A new electric car, Tesla Roadster of the 2nd generation, was introduced in November 2017. It turned out to be completely different from its predecessor. By its characteristics, it exceeded all conceivable expectations. The company calls a new model, Tesla Roadster 2018-2019, the fastest production car in the world. It started receiving orders for the new Tesla Roadster II, and the price of this electric car is $200,000. For a special modification of the limited Founders Series (only 1000 units are available), buyers will have to pay $250,000. At the same time, the company requests a 100% prepayment for the latter one, while buyers need to prepay $50,000 for a standard roadster. However, clients will receive the first cars only in 2020.
The exterior of Tesla Roadster 2020
The exterior of a new Tesla Roadster looks superbly, like a sports car with a four-seat Targa body (glass roof panels above front seats are dismantled, thus turning a coupe into a roadster). This car is beautiful from any view angle. The front body part with LED headlights is the calmest ones. From the side, the body of this electric roadster looks like a liquid-metal sculpture and demonstrates excitement and dynamics. Designers succeeded the most with front and rear wings that have lush forms. The back of the electric hyper-car demonstrates power, excitement, and many aerodynamic add-ons to guarantee the right distribution of air flow at very high speeds.
Inside the cabin, everything is harmonious and simple. At the same time, all the necessary devices are designed at the highest level and provide full functionality. In the driver area, there is a steering wheel designed as a helm, and a central place is occupied by a multifunctional console equipped with a widescreen display with touch control. The first row of seats has a sporty shape and structure. The salon has 4 seats: the first row has excellent sports seats, unlike the second row that only a small sofa. Front seats are equipped with armrests, headrests, and multiple buttons to adjusting different options.
Modifications and interior of Tesla Roadster
Driver assistance systems
The New Tesla Roadster is considered to be the fastest car. Therefore, heavy-weight and light metals, such as carbon fiber and aluminum, were used to create it. The basic package of hyper-car parts will include:
- Towing assistance system;
- Climate and cruise control;
- Air conditioning and ventilation;
- Electric window lifters;
- Electrically heated seats;
- Modern audio system;
- 2 airbags;
- Visibility of «blind» zones;
- Rear view cameras;
- Prevention of emergency situations;
- Sensor to monitor fuel and pressure in wheels.
Drive assistant systems and conclusion
The equipment of this new car is worth your delight and admiration. There are 3 electric motors (2 of them are located on the rear axle, and one of them is in the front-wheel drive), thus providing a total thrust of 10,000 Nm. It has a 4-wheel drive and a battery with a capacity of 250 kWh allows you to drive 620 miles on one charge, which is equivalent to 992 km in European metric units. This technical arsenal provides acceleration:
- Up to 0..60 mph (96 km/h) in 1.9 seconds;
- Up to 0..100 mph (160 km/h) in 4.2 seconds;
- Top speed of over 250 mph (over 400 km/h).
It takes only 8.8 seconds for it to go 402 meters (1/4 mile).
- Price: starts from $200, 000
Tesla Roadster Review