Tesla Roadster News

Tesla Roadster #16 on track at ReFuel EV races

Tesla Roadster Wins ReFuel EV Races, We Interview The Driver, Joe Nuxoll

The ReFuel EV Track Day and SportElectric Time Trial were held at Laguna Seca last weekend, and a group of Tesla employees decided it would be a fun way to get to know each other better. What the others there, mostly owners of a range of electric cars, both production and home-built, didn't know... read more

July 1, 2011 by
Delta Motorsport E-4 Electric Coupe

Move Over Tesla, Delta Motorsport Launches 150 MPH E-4 Electric Coupe

Over in the UK, a relatively new company by the name of Delta Motorsport and based at the famous Silverstone race circuit, has designed and built from the ground up a sporty... read more May 13, 2011 by

Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla Taking Electric Roadster Across The Country In Drive Change Tour

Still unsure if the $100,000-plus Tesla Roadster is for you? Well, Tesla is hoping to change all that with its latest promotional effort, the Drive Change Electric Roadster... read more May 10, 2011 by

Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Calls Top Gear “Completely Phony”

In the ongoing battle between Tesla and Top Gear, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has finally spoken, comparing the BBC’s popular automotive television program to a Milli... read more April 7, 2011 by

Tesla versus Top Gear

Tesla vs. TopGear: Only Half Of The Story

Electric car maker Tesla is suing U.K. hit TV show TopGear for libel and malicious falsehood, seeking to right the record about its Roadster electric sports car, which the... read more March 31, 2011 by

Tesla versus Top Gear

Breaking: Tesla Sues BBC's Top Gear For Libel And Malicious Falsehood

Tesla is no stranger to lawsuits, having been on both the receiving end and acting as instigator in several nasty cases in the recent past. The Californian electric car... read more March 30, 2011 by

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5 Review

After spending an afternoon with the world's first volume produced electric sports car, it strikes me as something of a conundrum. On the one hand, I respect it for the... read more February 18, 2011 by

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport Mega Gallery

Recently our semi-captive hot shoe and photographer Joe Nuxoll got access to Tesla's facilities for some alone time with the 2011 Roadster Sport. His lens presents your... read more January 20, 2011 by

Getaround car sharing Tesla Roadster Sport

CES 2011: Getaround lets you share your car for cash

One of the coolest features of the Visteon C-Beyond technology demo car at this year's CES is the built-in social ridesharing service. Though that's still a hypothetical... read more January 7, 2011 by

Brabus Tesla Roadster Sport Green Package

Brabus Unveils New Tesla Roadster Sport Green Package

The German nutters at Brabus were the first to the scene with a tuned EV when they brought out the Brabus Tesla Roadster at the Essen Motor Show in 2008. Now they're... read more December 8, 2010 by

Tesla Roadster art car by Laurence Gartel

Tesla Follows BMW’s Lead And Rolls Out Roadster Art Car

If you were thinking this psychedelic paint scheme on this Tesla Roadster looks familiar then you would be thinking straight as the design is very similar to the one on... read more December 6, 2010 by

Rinspeed BamBoo Concept

Rinspeed BamBoo: A Car Built For Generation Why

Gratuitous beach bunnies aside, there's not much to the Rinspeed BamBoo concept, and that's the point. A self-described "meta" four-seater with onomatopoeic inclinations, the... read more December 1, 2010 by

Tesla at the 2010 Race of Champions

Filipe Albuquerque Beats Sebastian Vettel For 2010 Race Of Champions Title

Undoubtedly one of the most unique motorsports events out there, the annual Race of Champions (ROC) event sees drivers from usually incompatible forms of motorsport take each... read more November 29, 2010 by

2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla Recalling 439 Roadsters For Electrical Fire Risk

The first of the modern electric sports cars to market has had a rough time of ironing out its mechanical issues, though the current Tesla Roadster 2.5 solves many problems... read more October 4, 2010 by

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

Tesla Recalls Model 2.0 And 2.5 Roadsters

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has launched a voluntary safety recall on Roadster models 2.0 and 2.5. The 12V low-voltage auxiliary cable from a redundant back-up system can chafe... read more October 4, 2010 by

Maria Sharapova

Video: Maria Sharapova Takes The Tesla Roadster For A Spin

Back in March, Tesla launched the Odyssey of Pioneers: a 22,000 mile, round-the-world tour of its all-electric Roadster, specially tricked out by Tesla's brand partner... read more July 29, 2010 by


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