It has been two years since Tesla unveiled the prototype for its next-generation Roadster, and it will probably be one or two years before it hit production, but it will apparently be worth the wait.
Tesla's chief designer says the vehicle is developing.
When Tesla was first unveiled, it claimed a list of impressive specs for the new Roadster, including 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, 620 miles of range, and more.
Other supercar manufacturers even said it raised the standard for them.
CEO Elon Musk has also teased these specifications as "base specifications", and other versions should have even brighter results.
Later, he even said that Tesla will offer a "SpaceX package"
First, the CEO said that these sliders, which are basically small rocket engines, "will dramatically improve acceleration, top speed, braking and cornering," but he also said it would "Maybe even allow a Tesla to fly."
Although it is still unclear how serious Musk is about the capabilities of the new Tesla Roadster with the SpaceX package, Franz von Holzhausen, Tesla's chief designer, confirmed that the vehicle is in development.
He further said the Ride the Lighting podcast this weekend:
"It is deserving of development so it needs more time. It will be even better than what we unveiled ̵1; in every way. "
The design manager did not want to confirm how the vehicle is developing exactly, but he said it became" the ultimate vehicle ".
When he unveiled the car, Musk said the idea was to "deliver the ultimate smackdown to gasoline cars" by removing the "halo effect" and having the best possible all-electric supercar.
Last month, the company even said they expect the production version of the Tesla Roadster supercar to break the Nürburgring record next year.
Originally, Musk talked about the launch of the new Tesla Roadster in 2020, but recently he tempered expectations when it comes to the time of release of the supercar – saying it's not a priority.
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