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TESLA Roadster Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 3
First production year: 2008
Engines: Electric
Body style: Convertible (spider/spyder, cabrio/cabriolet, drop/open/soft top)
 

2018 - Present

Revealed at a charity event, the 2020 Tesla Roadster was the modern supercar from the American electric-car manufacturer Tesla. Tesla built a few models since 2008 when the first Roadster came out from the factory. By 2020, the Model S, Model X, and Model Y started to be seen worldwide. It was not just a local brand anymore, and the electric-car revolution started to pick-up. Other car-manufa...

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electric:

  TESLA Roadster 568 KW AWD (772 HP)

2009 - 2012

After a year from storming the market with the little Roadster, Tesla introduced an updated version: another roadster that could run for longer distances and was officially quicker. Since Tesla was a small company, the chain of command was shorter. So, when Elon Musk asked the R&D department to change something, everything was done faster. There was no need for another ten accounting and ...

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electric:

  TESLA Roadster AC induction (248 HP)

  TESLA Roadster SPORT AC induction (288 HP)

2008 - 2012

This was the firestarter of the electric car revolution. It wasn't the ignition plug since it had none of those: only an electric motor and 4000 cells formed into a battery. In the dawn of the XIX-th century, the battle between the electric cars and gasoline-powered ones, the latter prevailed. Fast forward a century, the things looked way different, and the American car-company Tesla cam...

full description and technical specifications
electric:

  TESLA Roadster AC induction 1AT (248 HP)