The 2007 Tesla Roadster

The Tesla Roadster

The Tesla Roadster

Object: The 2007 Tesla Roadster

Designer: Tesla

URL: http://www.teslamotors.com/

Category: Automotive

Price: $92,000 +/-

Lust Factor: Hot

Description: Tesla Motors has done something remarkable. They have made an electric car that people will actually want to buy. There is no doubt that the Tesla is a beautiful car, but for you speed fiends it has the stats you want: 0 mph to 60 mph in 4 seconds and a top speed of 130mph. Admittedly, the car is on the slow side, but the acceleration is amazing and almost imperceptable because there are no gears. Oh, did I mention that the equivalent gas mileage is 135 miles per gallon? You will spend about a penny a mile to drive this car. Also, since there are much fewer moving parts, in theory, your maintenance cost will go way down (we’ll see). I haven’t done the math yet, but this car might end up being a bargain at nearly $100,000.

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