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SpaceX Falcon Heavy with Tesla Roadster payload

SpaceX sends Falcon Heavy rocket to Mars carrying Tesla Roadster payload

Hats off to Elon Musk because he's done it. He and his team at SpaceX on Tuesday successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket on a mission to Mars—with a Tesla Roadster strapped to the nose. This is a test run for what's likely to be more missions to Mars, and it's being used to gather data... read more

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2020 Tesla Roaster with rockets

Could Tesla add rockets to reborn Roadster, make it fly?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised everyone last week by unveiling the new 2020 Roadster after the debut of the upcoming semi truck. Now he wants to make it fly, literally. The... read more November 20, 2017 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster acceleration and Plaid Mode

Witness as the 2020 Tesla Roadster goes plaid

Last night, Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised the automotive world by announcing the 2020 Tesla Roadster. The company offered those who put down a tidy $5,000 reservation fee on... read more November 17, 2017 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster

Tesla Roadster returns, promises 0-60 mph in 1.9 sec, $200,000 price tag

Tesla did its best Steve Jobs impersonation at its semi truck press conference on Thursday evening as it showed "one more thing" after the unveiling theoretically ended: the... read more November 16, 2017 by


 
Tesla Roadster Prototype for sale on eBay

Insane person places insane price on Tesla Roadster prototype

The first Tesla model that arrived to delight the eco-friendly was the Roadster. A cool looking all-electric sports car, it rode on the bones of the Lotus Elise. Tesla... read more October 12, 2016 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla releases 340-mile range upgrade for Roadster

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] hasn't built its Roadster in almost half a decade, but the electric car builder hasn't entirely forgotten about the model. Now, it has released its... read more July 12, 2016 by


 
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Tesla Roadster Battery Upgrade Priced At $29,000

Late last year we told you that Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] was developing some upgrades for its Roadster, one of which would be a new battery pack. Well, the company has just... read more September 2, 2015 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5

New Tesla Roadster Due In 2019: Official

During last week’s announcement of the new Ludicrous mode for certain versions of the Model S electric sedan, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk let slip that the... read more July 22, 2015 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Battery, Aero Tweaks Coming For Tesla Roadster 3.0 Upgrade

Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] first car, the Roadster, has been out of production for a while now, but that hasn’t stopped the electric car company from offering new... read more December 26, 2014 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Want A Tesla Model S? Recycle Your Roadster

The Tesla Model S, is, despite the company's somewhat questionable practices, a brilliant car. It also happens to be electric. It's also quite in demand. So what to do now... read more April 17, 2013 by


 
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Tesla's Appeal Lawsuit Against The BBC Dismissed

Tesla, it seems, can’t catch a break in the media in 2013. First, The New York Times published a less-than-stellar review of the Model S, criticizing the car’s... read more March 6, 2013 by


 
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Tesla Accepting Roadster Trade-Ins On New Model S

Just like its cars, Tesla’s dealership model is very different to what you’ll normally find in the auto industry. Rather than independent showrooms, Tesla has its... read more October 19, 2012 by


 
2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

Letter Carrier Wins Tesla Roadster Playing Penny Slots In Vegas

Let’s be perfectly clear about something: Las Vegas exists to separate you from your money as quickly and efficiently as possible. With the possible exception of games... read more May 1, 2012 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5

Launch Of Second-Gen Tesla Roadster Pushed Back To 2015

The Tesla Roadster was forced to bow out of the market last year due to Lotus choosing to end production of its own Elise and Exige sports cars, with which the Tesla shared a... read more February 13, 2012 by


 
Prototype screen of the Tesla Open Vehicle Monitoring System. Image: Tesla Motors Club

Tesla Roadster Fans Design Their Own iPhone Monitoring App

Given the importance of Tesla's Roadster for changing the way the general public thinks about electric cars, it's a little strange that owners have been left in the dark as... read more December 5, 2011 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5

Tesla Planning Second-Generation Electric Roadster For 2014

With the pioneering Tesla Roadster bowing out of the market place, Californian startup Tesla will be without a model until its Model S electric sedan arrives in the first... read more October 27, 2011 by


 
 

 
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