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2008 Tesla Roadster Pictures

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2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Interior Plenty of information is displayed, including the state of charge, estimated cruising range and a 13,500-rpm redline. Narrow center console houses shift lever, traction control switch, seat heater controls  all very British, including counterclockwise rotation. 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior Forged-aluminum wheels carry Yokohama Advan Neova tires, which combine low rolling resistance with good stickiness. Carbon-fiber tub provides minimal trunk space. Most territory under the rear lid is taken up by the 4-foot-wide power electronics module and 1,000-pound battery pack. Cockpit is snug, but leather-covered seats are an inch wider than those of the Lotus Elise. It's just like a gas cap, only it's not. We drove the Tesla along the hidden roads on the top oif the San Francisco Peninsula. 2008 Tesla Roadster. Even an electric car needs a radiator. But there's no engine under the vented hood, just condensers and cooling fans. Even the hood support and hinge mechanism are carbon fiber. Tesla's headquarters in Silicon Valley is dedicated to powertrain research. The Roadster's flat, aluminum underbody improves aerodynamics. When it's time to worry about range, the Tesla will tell you. 2008 Tesla Roadster. Not a single panel of the Tesla's largely carbon-fiber body is shared with the Lotus Elise on which it is based. 2008 Tesla Roadster. 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible Exterior
2008 Tesla Roadster
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