Since 2017, the automotive community has been patiently waiting for the Tesla Roadster to complete production and take to the streets with a supercar-slaying zero-to-60 mph time of 1.9 seconds. That insanely low figure has been dropped to an almost unfathomable 1.1 seconds—at least according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Since Tesla launched its sleek and wildly fast next-gen Roadster supercar EV back in 2017, we haven’t heard a ton about it. In a recent tweet, however, Elon Musk said that Roadster production isn’t set to start until next year (2022), confirming that it will be delayed by a good two years over the original date.
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At Tesla’s Semi event, the automaker dropped its new Roadster. It’ll have a 620-mile range via a 200kWh battery pack.”You’ll be able to travel from LA to San Francisco and back without recharging,” CEO Elon Musk said. The new Tesla Roadster will do zero to 60 in 1.9 seconds, and it’ll blast through a quarter mile in 8.9 seconds, before reaching a top speed of over 250 MPH.