Tesla unveiled a stunning new Roadster that’s insanely fast — here’s a first look

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a surprise announcement Thursday night.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a surprise announcement Thursday night.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised everyone and unveiled a new Roadster on Thursday evening.

After unveiling the company’s first big-rig, Tesla had its new Roadster driven out of the back of the semi-trailer.

The sports car will be able to go from 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds, making it the fastest production car ever made, Musk said.

Here’s a closer look at the newest Tesla vehicle.


Musk said the car would have a top speed of about 250 mph.

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It will feature Plaid mode, which will enable it to do 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds.

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What’s more, it will do a quarter-mile in 8.9 seconds and …

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Tesla’s new Roadster is unveiled during a presentation in Hawthorne, California, U.S., November 16, 2017.
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… zero to 100 mph in just 4.2 seconds.

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Besides its impressive speed, it also has a 250-kilowatt-hour battery pack, giving it an incredible range of 620 miles, the company claims.

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It seats four people and has a removable glass roof.

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And, just check out that steering wheel.

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The base model of the Roadster will begin at $200,000, and if you want a Founder’s Series vehicle, you’ll have to shell out $250,000. A reservation will set you back $50,000 for the base model.

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