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  • The Tesla Roadster is a machine out of time, a gorgeous and maddening sports car with a boot in the future and a high heel in the past.

    Read the review and see photos of the Tesla Roadster Sport at Car and Driver.

    Tesla is a well-known manufacturer of electric vehicles. The company's founder is not Ilon Mask, as many believe. Mask is one of Tesla's main sponsors and her public face. The company has an interesting principle of work - they do not hide their designs and patents. All of them are available for use and application.

    See instrumented test results and photos, and read about the Tesla Roadster Sport at Car and Driver.

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    The motor is air-cooled and does not need a liquid cooling system. Thanks to a single-gear, the car drives like an automatic, complete with creep function, making stop-start driving easy. Volkswagen details the foundation for 10 million electric vehicles. We'll email you the latest in green car news every day. Nor is the Roadster offered with any alternative powertrains, such as a hybrid or a diesel.

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    Tesla Roadster Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos - The Car Connection

    The Tesla Roadster is a machine out of time, a gorgeous and maddening sports car with a boot in the future and a high heel in the past. If you were shopping for an exotic in , this car had everything: Elon Musk has said they were crazy to build it.

    I would have said you were crazy to buy one, but after driving one of the last, best versions ever made—a fully-upgraded, optioned-out Roadster Sport 3. You had to be crazy to buy one. These are cars you buy with absolutely no expectation they will be good, or even work. At least not all the time. How do you know you can trust a person, let alone a machine? You might not even get A to A.

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    Their survival may hinge on you maxing out the option list. Every buyer was investing not only in a car, but in a company promising a better way. In no one outside of Tesla knew what was coming six years later. The Model S was merely an idea. Autopilot was only for planes. At least it had regenerative braking. Anyone who mourned the Chevy EV1 is out of their minds.

    Ugly and slow, the EV1 inspired nothing, least of all support from GM. The Tesla Roadster was the first sexy electric car, and is therefore the true Godfather of the entire EV sector. If you need just one car, it needs to be sensible. You probably need a sedan, or a crossover. A family with two kids?

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    It also has all the upsides of a Lotus and an EV, in one exasperating package. A wretched value by third car standards, but an absolute bargain by fourth car standards.

    What else are you going to buy? Everyone has a Lamborghini. I own a Morgan. Would I buy one? The one I drove had nearly 7, miles. As a press car, they had to have been hard. Contrary to expectations, it didn't have a single squeak or rattle.

    Ingress and egress is a curse. Does it have a suspension? Hit a pothole and it sounds like bad things will happen, if not to the car, than to you. Do not drive it in San Francisco, New York, or any city, ever.

    2011 tesla roadster sport

    The steering wheel is not adjustable, but the seats are. A wide trunk bin will fit your mandatory charging cables, the soft top and your disappointment, if you care. I had to leave my luggage behind and put my clothes in a trash bag. Also, the carbon fiber trunk lid needs to be gently closed. Or else broken carbon fiber. Utterly planted, body roll is near zero. Does anyone remember having a head unit hot swappable in the Best Buy parking lot?

    The Roadster is here to remind us of the glory of Alpine, swiveling displays and in-dash single-disc CD players. Also, the GPS appears to be the same that came in , which looks like Incredible, and also irrelevant. Performance mode will do in 3.

    Road Test: 2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5 Sport [Review]



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