What Ever Occurred To The New Tesla Roadster? Pricing And Launch Date Expectations

Worth is one other query for the Roadster. To get a ballpark for what you would possibly be capable of count on, you need to see what specs have been attributed to the Roadster. First, there’s the acceleration. In keeping with figures put out by Tesla, the Roadster ought to be capable of obtain the zero to 60 mile per hour dash in 1.9 seconds, making it one of many quickest accelerating vehicles ever made. Tesla additionally says it can have a high velocity of “+250 mph” which might put it up there with vehicles just like the Rimac Nevera, an EV that hit 258 miles per hour. For reference, the Nevera prices $2.4 million.

The Roadster’s vary is, as soon as once more based on Tesla, 620 miles. Lucid’ Motor’s Air Grand Touring, a automotive that really exists, has an EPA-estimated vary of 516 miles. It prices $125,600 based on Lucid’s web site. If the Roadster really delivers on its declare, then it will command a really excessive worth. Because it stands, Tesla is asking for $50,000 if you wish to reserve a base mannequin.


Again in 2018, Elon additionally famous that the Roadster would include a “SpaceX possibility package deal” that will “embody ~10 small rocket thrusters organized seamlessly round automotive. These rocket engines dramatically enhance acceleration, high velocity, braking & cornering. Possibly they’ll even permit a Tesla to fly…” 

If Elon Musk and Tesla seemingly aren’t taking the Roadster and its launch severely, it will be prudent to be cautious about any information relating to the automobile till it is really on the roads and on the market.