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2011 Tesla Roadster - Expert Reviews


Expert Reviews from Around the Web

We have scoured the web for expert reviews of this car and found the best ones for you to read. Found 3 reviews. This list is displayed in ranked order based the reviews we think are the best.
2011 tesla roadster Professional Edmunds Review
Source: Edmunds

...winter tires, carbon-fiber exterior styling flourishes, upgraded leather upholstery and extended interior leather trim. The Infotainment group adds a larger touchscreen interface, a navigation system, a rearview camera and a seven-speaker sound system with a subwoofer, satellite radio and HD radio. Powertrains and Performance: The 2011 Tesla Roadster is equipped with a 375-volt AC-induction air-cooled electric motor that produces 288 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The Sport gets a bump to 295 lb-ft of torque. Both come with a single-speed transmission. The base Roadster goes from...

2012 MINI Roadster Overview
Source: CarGurus

...The base Roadster starts with the familiar 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder engine. At 121 hp and 114 lb-ft of torque, don’t expect acceleration-induced screams from your passengers, but since the Roadster weighs only about 2,700 pounds, it’s still quite zippy. The S turbocharges that same engine for 181 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. Sixty extra horses and over 60 lb-ft of torque blended in make a big difference in this little guy, but if you want to make sure you’re the fastest novelty on the road, the JCW offers 208 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. An overboost option will even push the torque...

2011 Tesla Roadster Professional Review

...Interior features include: Standard heated leather seats Optional microfiber cloth seats Optional full leather interior Optional navigation system Optional Infotainment Group with backup camera Standard iPod-compatible CD stereo Optional navigation system Under the Hood The rear-wheel-drive Roadster is powered by an air-cooled electric motor that makes 288 horsepower and 273 pounds-feet of torque in base Roadster versions and 295 pounds-feet of torque in Sport versions. Peak torque is available from zero rpm, which is a boon for acceleration. The electric motor drives the wheels through a...

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There it was, on the always-factual pages of the New York Post: George Clooney hates Teslas. On Monday, the tabloid published an article focusing on Clooney's comment at the... read more November 15, 2013 by 

Tesla Roadster driven by Joe Nuxoll on Laguna Seca racetrack, Re:Fuel event, June 2013

Tesla Model S, Roadster Break Electric-Car Lap Record At Laguna Seca

In just a few years, the Re:Fuel racing event has become legendary among those who like their electric cars really, really fast. Two years ago, Joe Nuxoll set a new lap... read more July 17, 2013 by  1

2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Battery Life In Tesla Roadster Is Likely Better Than Predicted

Battery life is the subject of lingering doubt for many electric vehicle owners, but doom and gloom degradation projections don't always come true. Not for the Tesla Roadster... read more July 16, 2013 by  6

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