American car maker has begun upgrading the model 2017 Tesla Roadster. More precisely, it is the version 3.0 that should have to appear on the market.
2017 Tesla Roadster Exterior Design
Tesla Roadster will definitely get promoted and more modern than ever. This should be a hybrid model with all sports characteristics. For now it is known that the dimensions will be slightly larger and will be faster than its predecessor. It should be based on the same platform as the Model 3. These two vehicles will share a lot of components.
Roadster has a low line and redesigned alloyed wheels. Placed are special marks on the front wings. On the front and rear sides are set quality LED lights with low energy consumption. Large air intakes and improved lines, definitely will improve aerodynamics. Coupe and convertible version will especially cultivate potential customers of model Tesla Roadster.
2017 Tesla Roadster Interior Design
Cabin space is filled with quality materials and additives. Each part is specially and carefully planned. There are not many buttons, but just as much is enough. Because of this use will be quite functional. The seats are comfortable and covered with quality materials. The room is functional and comfortable enough.
The equipment will certainly be very modern and belongs to the luxury. LED ambient lighting is pleasant for passengers and does not tire the eyes. The instrument panel is digital with all the necessary information. But the biggest part of the system is connected to a central touchscreen. This refers to the audio system, telecommunication options, navigation, camera and much more.
2017 Tesla Roadster Engine Power
For now known three engine options, which will be located under the hood of the model Tesla Roadster. The first is a 2.0 liter, 3 phase 4 pole with the available power of 248 hp and torque of 200 lb / ft. As a second variant occurs, 2.5 liter Non-Sports, 3-phase 4-pole with an output of 288 hp and torque of 273 lb / ft. As a third option, the offer will be the 2.5-liter Sports 3-phase 4-pole, which will have an output of 288 hp and torque of 295 lb / ft. Since this is a hybrid car, all engines will be connected with a lithium ion battery, with the power of 90 kWh and 6 speed transmission. According to unofficial information, Roadster should accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds. Which is quite an impressive figure, because it is a hybrid model. But still there are opinions that this will be for 4 seconds.
Safety Features for 2017 Tesla Roadster
There are no official information, which safety equipment will be packed in a model Tesla Roadster. But we can expect all of the innovative safety systems, which will look after the passengers and the environment. As an example, airbags, ABS, traction control, stability control, cameras, sensors, tire pressure monitoring, pedestrians detection etc.
Competitors for 2017 Tesla Roadster
Americans are certainly trying to be without competition. But the race for the title is always exciting, at least in the car market. As the main competitors of the model Tesla Roadster will appear: Porsche 911, Audi R8 E-Tron, Lamborghini Huracan, Mercedes-Benz AMG, Dodge Viper, Ford GT and Acura NSX.
Release Date and Price for 2017 Tesla Roadster
According to some indications, Tesla Roadster could appear in 2019 year. Yet these are just stories that are circulating. We’ll wait for the official statement from the American company. The price will be, depending on the equipment, in the range from $ 130,000 to $ 150,000. Of course, belongs to the group of expensive vehicles.