February 29, 2024Anmol Nagpal

Elon Musk to release Tesla Roadster in 2025

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the long-awaited production version of the Tesla Roadster is set to be revealed later this year.

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In a statement posted on X, Musk declared that the specifications for the car have been substantially enhanced, with performance metrics that include a sub-1.0-second acceleration from 0 to 60 mph.

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Originally unveiled in 2017, the Roadster was touted to achieve a 0-60 mph time of 1.9 seconds, reaching 100 mph just 2.3 seconds later, and boasting a top speed exceeding 250 mph.

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However, Musk has now revealed that the production version of the Roadster will surpass expectations, with acceleration to 60 mph in less than one second.

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This ambitious acceleration figure notably surpasses the 1.95-second 0-62 mph time claimed for the Rimac Nevera, currently holding the title of the world's fastest-accelerating production car.

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Despite previous delays attributed to supply chain disruptions and advanced battery technologies, Musk indicated that Tesla is now targeting deliveries to commence in 2025.

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