The 2018 Tesla Roadster will most likely be released in the 2017. The new model will represent the second generation of this famous electric vehicle. The Roadster was actually the very first Tesla electric car, and it was a great success back in 2008 when it was released. Sadly, the model was discontinued in 2012. Now, six years later, they decided to revive this legend and not only win back its old glory, but even go beyond. The new 2018 Roadster will have amazing specs, much better than those offered by its predecessor, or any other Tesla model. The new model will have a modern and attractive exterior design which will use the key points in the 2008 model as a guide line, but at the same time it will look aggressive and up to date. In addition, the new Roadster will have a superb powertrain which will enable it a longer drive range. According to the manufacturer, the new model will be able to travel more than 300 miles in between the charges, which is a significant improvement compared to the 200-mile drive range of the 2008 Roadster. All the details about the new model are unknown at the time, but do prepare yourself for a treat in three to four years, because this model will surely amaze all of us.
The first generation of the Tesla Roadster was a true marvel of engineering. Back then, the model was powered by an electric motor with a 53-kW battery which allowed the model to travel for 200 miles between charges. Also, the powertrain produced 248 horsepower and 211 lb-ft of torque and could speed up to 60 mph from a standstill in less than four seconds. Maybe these figures don’t sound impressive enough for you today, but you should bear in mind that this model was released when electric vehicles were at their very beginning. The first Roadster actually showed the audience the potential that lies in the EV industry. Also, the model had a very appealing appearance and was sold in a limited number of countries.
2018 Tesla Roadster Specs
Given into account all that was said about the first generation of this model, the 2018 Tesla Roadster, which is announced with significantly better performance, will be an incredible and fantastic model. The new Roadster is said to have a more impressive powertrain than its predecessor. Reportedly, the new model will use two electric motors which will distribute power to all four wheels. The setup will also be tuned up to deliver more power and speed, so the new Roadster should improve the 2008 model specs quite a bit. However, these aspects will not be the model’s strongest suit. The best thing about the new model is that its driving range will be between 300 and 400 miles, which is truly amazing. In addition, the new model will have a new basic architecture and a change body shape, which will lead to better aerodynamics and weight reduction. All of these will improve the model’s performance. The new 2018 Tesla Roadster will be a car powerful enough to take down any competitor with both conventional and green powertrain.
2018 Tesla Roadster Release & Estimated Price
The 2018 Tesla Roadster will probably be released sometime during 2018. Unlike its predecessor, the second generation will be sold worldwide. As for the price, it is a bit early to say, but some sources claim that the new Roadster will cost more than $150,000. Even though the price might be high, it is well worth it.