Published on March 10th,2012 at 8:48 AM
By >Ike

[CEBIT 2012] Tesla’s sexy electro car does 340km to the charge, in 3.7sec to 100Km/h

Although it’s not particularly new, it still managed to gather steady interest. We’re talking about the roadster edition of Tesla electronics.

If you are looking for an electronic vehicle and you’re in desperate need of something that would look good next to your neighbour’s Ferrari, look no further! Tesla definitely has the swag of a premium non-eco gas guzzler combined with a big-deal engine capable of setting racetrack grade results.



  • 375 volt AC induction air-cooled electric motor with variable frequency drive.
  • Roadster Roadster Sport
  • Torque 273 lb-ft at 0-5,400 rpm 295 lb-ft at 0-5,100 rpm
  • Horsepower 302 hp (225 kW) at 5,000-6,000 rpm 299 hp (223 kW) at 4,400-6,000 rpm
  • Max rpm 14,000 rpm 14,000 rpm


  • Roadster Roadster Sport
  • Top Speed 125 mph 125 mph
  • 0 to 60 mph 3.9 seconds 3.7 seconds


  • Single speed fixed gear. Reverse drive uses reverse direction of motor, limited to 15 mph.
  • Overall Final Drive 8.28:1
  • Final Drive Ratio 3.12:1


  • Custom microprocessor-controlled lithium-ion battery with 6,831 individual cells. 3.5 hour charge time from empty to full using the Tesla High Power Wall Connector at 240 Volts and 70 Amps.
  • Range 245 miles
  • Expected Battery Life Seven-years or 100,000 miles
  • Battery heater for cold weather charging to -20 degrees Celsius Standard


Available in Europe for ‘only’ €121,800 / $180 000….   You know you want this, so accept you’re still in the denial phase and order now 😉


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  • newworld666

      240 Volts and 70 Amps  ????? are there really countries in the world that deliver such high voltage to houses ? and at what price ?

  • p3ngwin

    headline says range is 340KM, article later says 245KM…

    which is it ?

  • Cutkillavince

    @p3ngwin 245 is miles and 340 is km 😉



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