Tesla Unveils Roadster 2.5 Electric Sports Car

Tesla unveiled its newest electric sports car today, the Roadster 2.5, just two days after its IPO. The Roadster 2.0 was released only a year ago, and existing customers will be able to buy upgrades to 2.5 features where feasible.

Pricing starts at $101,500 after a federal tax credit of $7,500.

The company says most of the updates are based on customer feedback.

Here’s Tesla’s rundown of what’s new in the 2.5:
• A new look, which includes a new front fascia with diffusing vents, and rear diffuser reflecting the future of Tesla design
• Directional forged wheels available in both silver and black
• New seats with improved comfort, larger more supportive bolsters and a new lumbar support system
• Power control hardware that enables spirited driving in exceptionally hot climates
• An optional 7″ touchscreen display with back-up camera
• Improved interior sound reduction including new front fender liner material make the cabin even quieter

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Location: Palo Alto, California, United States
Founded: 2003
IPO: June 30, 2010

Tesla Motors is a company looking to produce a high-performance electric sports car, and is backed by a number of high-profile investors. Introduced in June 2006 to the public complete with a test drive by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger,… Learn More

Tesla Unveils Roadster 2.5 Electric Sports Car.

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