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Rent a Tesla Roadster for $25 an Hour

Getaround, a new start up that allows people to rent cars from each other, bypassing the line at the Hertz counter, has just added the Tesla Roadster to its increasing list of cars for rent. $25 an hour for a $157,000 car is a very good deal so if you’re keen to have a go head over to Getaround and sign up for the free beta. Lanjut →

Tesla Roadster Breaks New Distance Record – 347.2 Miles

The 1,000th Tesla Roadster to roll off the production line made a closed-course run of 347.2 miles on New Years Eve and New Years Day, the new record (longest distance ever covered by a production electric car) may not stand for long though, Tesla Roadsters have been breaking records ever since the first record breaking run of 313 miles set in 2009 in the Australian outback. Lanjut →

Brabus Team Tunes The Tesla Roadster

German tuning company Brabus recently took in a Tesla Roadster and added some further performance tweaks, the bright blue Roadster now features a carbon fibre front lip, a rear spoiler and more advanced rear diffuser, the car also now sits on Monoblock S alloys front and rear. Lanjut →

Tesla Gives Toyota CEO A Free Roadster

Akio Toyoda received the keys to his own brand new Tesla Roadster 2.5 today in Tokyo, the Toyota CEO is the first owner of a Tesla in Japan. Elon Musk was on hand to give the keys to his Japanese counterpart in a modest ceremony at the brand new Tesla store in Tokyo. Lanjut →

Tesla Roadster Crashes – A $109,000 Mistake

The Tesla Roadster has been in production for a couple of years now and as with any exotic car, there have been a few mishaps. Many drivers are taken by surprise at the 200ft-lbs of torque that the Tesla produces off the line and without specific driver training, things can go wrong very quickly. Now it is worth pointing out that no one died in any of the accidents pictured here, in fact there were no serious injuries (other than that $109,000 hole in the owners wallet). The Roadster went through a slew of safety tests and features all the airbag/crumple-zone goodness that we all hope we never need. Click through for more images and remember to be safe out there, no matter what you’re driving. Lanjut →

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