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Tesla Roadster Rockets 0-60 in 3 Seconds

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published: Jul 20, 2006 • References: wired
Historically, the issue with hybrid cars is that they just aren't fast. However, in March, we featured the VW Ecoracer Hybrid Car which raced 0 to 60 in 6.3 seconds. Respectable. Then, we featured a Hybrid Made by High School Students that went 0-60 in 4 seconds... VERY respectable. Now, the new Tesla Roadster takes things to a new level. The Tesla Roadster can rocket from 0-60 in just 3 seconds.

Wired explains that the 'trick' of the Tesla is that it relies on 6,831 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, "The first cars will be built at a factory in England and are slated to hit the market next summer. And Tesla Motors, Eberhard's company, is already gearing up for a four-door battery-powered sedan." Stats for Fuel Cell Supercars Trending: Older & Buzzing
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