Image credits: © Tesla.
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5 news, pictures, and information
Tesla Unveils Roadster 2.5 at Newest Stores in Europe and North AmericaNew Roadster Demonstrates Tesla's Commitment to Innovation
Tesla Motors today announced Roadster 2.5, the latest version of its revolutionary electric sports car. It will debut simultaneously wîth the opening of Tesla's two new stores in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Newport Beach, California.
The Roadster 2.5 reflects Tesla's commitment to innovation and the company's close feedback loop wîth its customers. The new Roadster includes improvements in both design and technology, including a new front fascia, rear diffuser, improved seat comfort & internal finishes, sound dampening and a large touch screen navigation system.
'Although development of the Model S is our main focus, this shows that we still care a great deal about improving the Tesla Roadster,' said Tesla CEO Elon Musk. 'These improvements are a direct result of customer feedback and come only a year after release of Roadster 2.0, showing an exceptionally rapid pace of innovation. Where feasible, we will also offer existing customers the ability to purchase the upgrades now available in version 2.5.'
New features in Roadster 2.5 include:
* A new look, which includes a new front fascia wîth diffusing vents, and rear diffuser reflecting the future of Tesla design
* Directional forged wheels available in both silver and black
* New seats wîth 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 wîth back-up camera
* Improved interior sound reduction including new front fender liner material make the cabin even quieter
Tesla will unveil the new Roadster at its two newest stores worldwide in Copenhagen and Newport Beach, CA. Journalists can see the car during media open houses at both stores throughout the day. Customers, prospective customers and other guests will celebrate the opening of the newest stores this evening.
The enhancements in the Roadster 2.5 are the direct result of accumulated customer feedback. Tesla's unique, company-owned retail network allows Tesla's engineers to receive customer feedback directly and iterate rapidly. More than 1,200 current owners in at least 23 countries have logged over five million electric miles.
Roadster 2.5 is currently available for order and soon will be available at Tesla stores worldwide.
Tesla's goal is to produce increasingly affordable electric cars to mainstream buyers – relentlessly driving down the cost of EVs. Palo Alto, CA-based Tesla has delivered more than 1200 Roadsters to customers in North America, Europe and Asia. Tesla designs and manufactures EVs and EV powertrain components. It is currently the only automaker in the Ú.S. that builds and sells highway-capable EVs in serial production. The Tesla Roadster accelerates faster than most sports cars yet produces no emissions. Tesla Service Rangers make house calls to service Roadsters.Source - Tesla
|All-New 2014 Acura MDX Takes Luxury Refinement to a New Level with Signature Acura Technologies, Increased Comfort, Fuel-Efficiency and Performance|
|MDX flagship SUV now available with Two-Wheel Drive and features direct-injected powertrain, Jewel Eye™ LED headlights, more versatile interior and the AcuraLink™ Next Generation services 06/19/2013 - TORRANCE, Calif. The all-new 2014 MDX, the third generation of Acura's acclaimed 7-passenger luxury performance SUV, goes on sale at Acura dealerships nationwide tomorrow, offering comfort, connectivity and performance every luxury customer wants at a price that no other luxury b...[Read more...]|
|ALL-NEW 2014 FIAT 500L EXPANDS FIAT BRAND'S PRODUCT LINEUP AND COMMITMENT TO INNOVATIVE AND VALUE-LOADED ITALIAN CARS|
|◾Loaded with value: all-new 2014 Fiat 500L arrives to FIAT studios this June with a starting price of $19,100 and four well-equipped models ◾Leveraging: taking the FIAT brand's DNA, the all-new Fiat 500L expands the appeal of the iconic 500 while adding two more doors plus best-in-class interior volume (120.1 cu. ft.) providing comfortable accommodations for five passengers ◾Large: a Fiat 500 designed on the new 'small-wide' vehicle architecture for 27 inches more length, plus six inches more ...[Read more...]|
|All-New 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Soars to New Heights with Discovery Channel's SKYWIRE LIVE With Nik Wallenda Sweepstakes|
|Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announces today its role as exclusive presenting automotive sponsor for the live broadcast of SKYWIRE LIVE with Nik Wallenda airing live at 8:00 pm Eastern/5:00 pm Pacific, Sunday, June 23, 2013 on the Discovery Channel. This dramatic live television spectacle airing in nearly 200 countries stars a seventh-generation member of the world-famous Flying Wallendas family, Nik Wallenda. The 34-year-old will traverse the majestic Grand Canyon without usi...[Read more...]|
|BMW at the NAIAS Detroit 2013|
|Captivating looks laced with premium quality and groundbreaking innovations are the standout features of the models charged with continuing the success of the BMW brand into the future. The NAIAS 2013 in Detroit will see BMW presenting visitors with new models now entering series production and pioneering vehicle concepts combining technological progress, innovative forms and exemplary sustainability in a single package. BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe: more elegant, more dynamic, more individ...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN CLAIMS BEST HIGHWAY FUEL EFFICIENCY, WITH SEVEN MODELS THAT ACHIEVE MORE THAN 40 MPG|
|• New Jetta Hybrid earns EPA fuel economy rating of up to 48 mpg; the first compact hybrid available with a turbocharged engine|
Herndon, VA - With EPA estimated fuel economy ratings of 48 mpg on the highway, 42 mpg in the city, and a combined rating of 45 mpg, the Jetta Hybrid becomes the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the Volkswagen lineup and the seventh model capable of more than 40 mpg on the highway. With sales of the Jetta Hybrid beginning later this month, Volkswagen wil...[Read more...]
|2011 Tesla Concepts|
|Tesla EYE Concept|
|2012 Rimac Concept One|
|Similarly Sized Vehicles from 2011|
|Acura TSX Sport Wagon|
|Aston Martin DB9|
|Aston Martin DB9|
|Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster|
|Aston Martin V8 Vantage S|
|Aston Martin Vantage GT3|
|Aston Martin Vantage GT4|
|Other models by Tesla|
|Related Articles and Event Coverage|
|2010 Paris Mondial De Automobile|