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2008 Tesla Roadster specs


Curb weight 1324 kilograms (2919 pounds)
Year introduced 2008
Maximum power 252 metric horsepower (248 brake horsepower / 185 kilowatts)
Maximum torque 271 Newton-meters (200 pound-feet)
Engine location mid-mounted
Drive front wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 3.8 seconds
0 to 100 kph 4.0 seconds
Top speed 193 kph / 120 mph


Roadster distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 5.5 s @ 76 mph
1/8 mile 8.6 s @ 90 mph
1000 feet 11.0 s @ 99 mph

Roadster acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 1.0 s
0 - 20 mph 1.7 s
0 - 30 mph 2.1 s
0 - 40 mph 2.4 s
0 - 50 mph 2.9 s
0 - 60 mph 3.8 s
0 - 70 mph 5.2 s
0 - 80 mph 7.1 s
0 - 90 mph 9.2 s

Roadster acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.7 s
0 - 20 kph 1.3 s
0 - 30 kph 1.7 s
0 - 40 kph 1.9 s
0 - 50 kph 2.2 s
0 - 60 kph 2.3 s
0 - 70 kph 2.6 s
0 - 80 kph 2.9 s
0 - 90 kph 3.4 s
0 - 100 kph 4.0 s
0 - 110 kph 4.9 s
0 - 120 kph 6.0 s
0 - 130 kph 7.2 s
0 - 140 kph 8.5 s
0 - 150 kph 9.9 s
0 - 160 kph 11.1 s

Roadster distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 5.7 s @ 125 kph
200 meters 8.6 s @ 145 kph
300 meters 10.9 s @ 159 kph

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