Advertisement

A Tesla Roadster has no pretensions of being a bargain car.  With a six digit price tag, high class clientele, and a look at me exterior, the Tesla Roadster screams money and draws onlookers from both near and far.

And money is what you will need to get charging options for the Tesla Roadster that should come standard with the car.  Tesla touts its quick charging ability stating that the vehicle can be fully recharged in as little as 3 hours.  The cost for a charging system from Tesla with this capability, $3,000.  Previously, this optional charging system came as standard equipment, now you must pay extra.

So you are unwilling to pay $3,000 to charge your Tesla in as little as 3 hours, you could simply plug it into a standard wall outlet with the 120 volt plug included with the car and charge your Tesla in only 37 hours.  Maybe that's too leisurely for you and you want to opt for the 240 volt system which charges the Roadster in 10 hours, cost $1,500.

Price may not be an issue...

Read More

UPDATEHurricane Irene Recap: 2 Electric Cars, No Power? No Problem!

You might think having a 2009 Tesla Roadster while your electricity is out for a week would be a challenge, but Michael Thwaite actually found out how little extra bother it entailed. Read Update

UPDATE$45K Coda Electric Sedan Will Beat Volt, Tesla, Etc, To Market

The Chinese-built Coda sedan will arrive in autumn 2010--ahead of the Chevrolet Volt Read Update

UPDATETesla's New BFF (And Savior?) Is Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler AG announced today it would buy 10 percent of Silicon Valley electric-car startup Tesla. What does it all mean? Read Update
Advertisement
Advertisement

 
© 2014 Green Car Reports. All Rights Reserved. Green Car Reports is published by High Gear Media. Send us feedback. Stock photography by izmo, Inc.