Monday, January 27, 2020
News Tesla Roadster Range to Exceed 1,000 Kilometers

Tesla Roadster Range to Exceed 1,000 Kilometers

New Tesla Roadster to have over 625 miles of range, or more than 1,000 kilometers. 

In a tweet published Thursday, Elon Musk confirmed the new Tesla Roadster will have a lot of range. More range than any other electric vehicle by a wide margin, actually. Musk confirmed over 1,000 kilometers of range, double what the current range champion Tesla Model S offers.

Also Read: The 10 Electric Vehicles With the Longest Range in Canada

Tesla already dominates the range war with its three models (Model S, Model 3 and Model X) sitting in first, second and third respectively when it comes to total all-electric range. The Hyundai Kona EV comes in fourth with 415 kilometers while the Chevrolet Bolt rounds up the top 5 with 383 kilometers.

The Tesla Roadster promises to be spectacular in every possible way. Fastest production car ever on paper, it can apparently reach 100 km/h in around 2.0 seconds. In simple terms, the Tesla Roadster is faster than a Formula 1 car. It gets to 160 km/h in 4.2 seconds.

It will cost a small fortune when it arrives on the market in 2020 just after the Tesla Model Y. Tesla Roadster pre-orders are currently possible, but require a $50,000 deposit. Pricing is set at US $200,000 but the first 1,000 units will be Founder’s Series special editions with a starting price of US $250,000.

Tesla Roadster
Tesla Roadster | Photo: Tesla

Tesla Roadster
Tesla Roadster | Photo: Tesla

Tesla Roadster | Photo: Tesla
Tesla Roadster | Photo: Tesla

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