Tesla Roadster 2008 - AZH-CARS

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Tesla Roadster 2008

Tesla Roadster Specifications

Style: 2-seat, open-top, rear-drive roadster

Drivetrain: Electric motor with 2-speed electrically-actuated-manual-shift transmission with integral differential

Motor: 3-phase, 4-pole electric motor, 248hp peak (185kW), redline 13,000 rpm, regenerative "engine braking"

Chassis: Bonded extruded aluminum with 4-wheel wishbone suspension

Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS

0-60 mph acceleration: under 4 seconds

Top Speed: 125 mph

Range : ~220 miles (based on EPA combined city/highway cycle)

Battery Life: Useful battery, 100,000 miles

Energy Storage System: Custom microprocessor-controlled lithium-ion battery pack

Full Charge: ~3.5h


Front: independent; upper and lower wishbone; co-axial coil spring/telescopic damper unit; anti-roll bar

Rear: independent; upper and lower wishbone; co-axial coil spring/telescopic damper


Type: Forged Light alloy

front: 5.5J x 16

rear: 7.5J x 17


Type: Yokohama Neova AD07 LTS

front: 175/55 R16

rear: 225/45 R17

Tesla Roadster Dimensions (in. / mm)

Overall length: 155.4 / 3946

Overall width - incl. mirrors: 73.7 / 1873

Overall height (at curb weight): 44.4 / 1127

Wheelbase: 92.6 / 2352

Track - front: 57.6 / 1464

Track - rear: 59.0 / 1499

Curb weight: ~2690 pounds

Leg Room (in./mm): 42.0 / 1067

Front Head Room (in./mm): 36.7 / 932

Front Shoulder Room (in./mm): 26.0 / 660

Tesla Roadster Standard Interior features

Heated sport seats with inflatable lumbar support

Three-spoke leather-wrapped sport steering wheel

Smooth leather seats and trim in black, dark gray, light gray, or beige

Blaupunkt stereo sound system with single-disc CD player, iPod interface, and MP3 playback

Cruise Control

Homelink universal transmitter to operate compatible garage, gate, and home lighting/home security systems

Power windows and locks

Air conditioning

Single retractable cup holder

Tesla Roadster Standard Exterior Features

Double-insulated black soft top

Proprietary halogen low- and high-beam headlamp assemblies

LED tail lights

Forged uni-directional seven-spoke wheels in silver finish: 16" front, 17" rear

Locking wheel lugs

Tire Inflator/sealant

Cold weather ESS heater for cold weather charging to -20 degrees Celsius

Home-based charging system with integral safety features for 3.5 hour full re-charge

Tesla Roadster Standard Safety and Security Features

Four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS)

Traction control

Tire pressure monitoring system

Front and rear crumple zones

Driver and passenger front airbags

Rigid occupant safety cell

Side impact door beams

Seatbelt pretensioners

Integrated headrests

Vehicle theft-deterrent and engine immobilizer system

PIN for security in operating the vehicle

Valet mode to restrict speed, acceleration, and distance

Tesla Roadster Factory-installed options and accessories

Premium leather seats available in nine colors with embroidered Tesla Motors logo

Microfiber, non-leather seats in black

Bluetooth cellular phone integration

Satellite radio with 170 channels of digital sound

Seven-speaker premium sound system tuned for Tesla Roadster cockpit

Touch-screen navigation system with voice guidance

Matching body-colored carbon fiber hardtop with full headliner

Metallic and premium paint

Tesla Motors custom floor mats

Mobile charging system