Tesla Roadster 2.0 Goes 0-60 in 1.9 Seconds And Boasts A 620 Mile Range

Tesla Roadster 2.0 Goes 0-60 in 1.9 Seconds And Boasts A 620 Mile Range

July 11, 2018 0 By Gearhead

With the Tesla Roadster 2.0 coming out in 2020, it is promising to be the quickest 0-60 mph (97km/h) production car ever.

This two-door supercar will go from 0-60 (97km/h) in a time of 1.9 and 0-100 (161km/h) in 4.2, according to many publications reporting from the presentation.

The electric vehicle (also known as EV) will also finish the quarter-mile in 8.9 and meet a top speed of more than 249mph (402km/h). These figures may improve in the production vehicle, according to Tesla founder Elon Musk.

The EV will provide 1,014 kilometers of electric driving range.

The roadster 2.0 will produce an ridiculous 10,000Nm of torque as it is powered by three electric motors.

“The point of doing this is to give a hardcore smack down to gasoline vehicles,” Mr Musk said. “Driving a gas powered sportscar is going to feel like a steam engine with a side of quiche.”

It has a mammoth 200kWh battery, double the size of a current Tesla model and providing 1014 kilometers of electric driving range.

“You’ll be able to travel from LA to San Francisco and back without recharging” Mr Musk said.

And if your still not interested, Elon Musk promised that this was only the base variant, meaning there are more variants of the Roadster 2.0 waiting.

Up to four people can enjoy the EV’s fast acceleration, thanks to its 2+2 setup.

Buyers will need to start saving, as the entry-level Tesla Roadster 2.0 will cost $200,000 US dollars with a $50,000 Us dollars deposit ahead of its scheduled 2020 launch. A special Founder’s Edition variant is limited to 1,000 cars will be priced at $250,000 US dollars.

Customers willing to pay on the spot deposits at the event will be given a test drive that is brief of the prototype on show.

The Tesla Roadster 2.0 has raced to the spotlight, quickly stealing it from the new Telsa Semi.