The fastest acceleration battle in the world has been going on for so long. Still remember when the Bugatti Veyron can run from 0-100 in just 2.5 seconds? Now with Chiron, the time is shrunk to 2.3 seconds, but there are still challengers again. Koenigsegg dare with 2.3 seconds also, Dodge Hellcat as well, but Tesla Model S with 2.23 seconds can make the competition become more fierce.
Now it seems that Tesla is very ambitious to seize the fastest acceleration throne. This is the second generation Tesla Roadster, and behind the look of his sexy scenes stored savage like a monster. Imagine, this car can run from 0-100 km / h in 1.9 seconds only! Automatically, this could be a masspro car with the fastest acceleration. Aspark Owl from Japan is not ready, Tesla is ready and very confident.
Not only there, the car can jump from 0-160 km / h in 4.2 seconds and run as far as 402 m in 8.9 seconds. Maximum speed? Well, Elon Musk did not say specifically, but he says he can break through 400 km / hour. It’s fantastic, and it looks like they’re after Koenigsegg Agera RS’s 447.2 km / hour record. With a capacity of 200 kWh battery, the new Tesla Roadster can travel a distance of 992 km. Well, this revolutionary once!
In terms of design, he is sexy but also very dramatic compared to other Tesla. His face was decorated with a pair of thin LED headlights. While the back looks more like a radical concept car that seems quite complicated for a production model. Among the most interesting design elements are the thin taillights of the hair and the aggressive diffuser. Like other coupes, 2 + 2 seat format with a narrow seat back.
Other technology Tesla Roadster is a torque steering, which can direct the car with the distribution of the right-left torque is different. Differences with Nissan Leaf that use 1 electric motor or Mercedes Benz SLS AMG and Mitsubishi Lancer Evo MIEV that uses 4 electric motors, Tesla Roadster use 3 electric motors such as Honda NSX. The difference is, if the NSX is 2 in front and 1 in the back, Tesla has 1 in front and 2 behind.
During a speech at the launch of Tesla Roadster, Musk said that he wanted this car as the last touch in a coffin that would bury a plain machine deeply. Therefore, new high-performance car targets have been set. If everything is accomplished, it can greatly represent the future of high performance cars. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Koenigsegg and Bugatti must be overwhelmed by this.
But it is not surprising that this second Tesla Roadster will be more expensive than its predecessor. Fact, the cheapest price will start from $ 200,000. For Tesla fans who are really hard-line, there will be a Tesla Roadster Founders Edition whose price translucent $ 250,000.