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Tesla Roadster: So Hot It's Electric

Does this look like an electric car to you? Believe it or not, the Tesla Roadster is 100 percent electric and sure to be the dream car of every eco lover very soon. Having been given the go-ahead by the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation to begin production, the first wave of Teslas will roll off the line later this year.

Unlike other hybrid/electric cars, the Tesla is fully charged by electricity, but still performs like a sports car. Going from 0-60 in under four seconds and getting 220 miles per charge, that's the equivalent to getting 135mpg in your current gas guzzling ride, but you'll spend a whole lot less — about two cents per mile!
Not only is the Tesla totally forward thinking and energy efficient, but it's bluetooth and iPod compatible as well. Tesla obviously knows that no one should have to sacrifice style to save the planet, right? Although you may have to have some pretty deep pockets to get the coveted electro-car now (the price is hovering around six figures), it's still a good sign for things to come in the future. Anyone remember the EV1? Yeah, I didn't think so.

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AKirstin AKirstin 8 years
I love the name! :D
Performita Performita 8 years
Great name, Tesla had so many ideas that even today can look like SF. He was Serbian from Croatia :)))
colormesticky colormesticky 8 years
:love:
PirateKitty PirateKitty 8 years
Too bad it only has 248hp, but compared to most electric cars that seems like a lot. It looks nice, it's good to see there are becoming more options for people who want a eco-friendly car without sacrificing style, and the enjoyment of a fast vehicle.
terrywagner123 terrywagner123 8 years
meow
kristyrk kristyrk 8 years
Check out the documentary "Who Killed The Electric Car?". Its all about the demise of the EV1.
iloveketchup iloveketchup 8 years
The EV1!!! The most tragic loss in the electric car industry. I saw something about the Tesla being over 100,000. The EV1 was affordable for anyone to drive. But GM has too many ties to the oil industry and they just destroyed every single last one of them. I think there is actually 1 left in a museum somewhere. ahhh. electric car future in the US is not looking good.
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 8 years
That's one sexy looking car.
kaenai kaenai 8 years
oh baby. i'd drive it. i'd drive it all night long. (or for 220 miles, whichever comes first) xD
kitkatherine kitkatherine 8 years
my brother in laws company had an electric car once, and we used is for a week, and i loved it. it was like riding on the monorail, and it sounds great. this is a cool car
omilawd omilawd 8 years
*car. WOW.
omilawd omilawd 8 years
That care is HOT.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
That's a hot car!
amh678 amh678 8 years
Niiiice. 8)
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