What is the difference between a convertible and a roadster? Either may be fun to drive, but only a roadster is a true sports car.
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By offering everything you ever wanted to know about Tesla cars, the newly-launched Teslapedia site promises to be your one-stop shop for all things Tesla.
Though its been about three years since the last Tesla Roadster was built, the electric automaker has decided that its earliest adopters should benefit from advances in battery technology too. Back in December Elon Musk revealed that the Tesla Roadster 3.0 battery pack upgrade would allow close to 400 miles of driving range per charge, […]
Since 2008 Detroit Electric has been attempting to break into the world of plug-in cars, and its first vehicle, Lotus-based SP:01, has finalized its look.
Details on the 400-mile upgrade package for the Tesla Roadster have started to emerge. Have we entered the age of the upgradable car?
For Tesla Roadster owners it was a very Merry Christmas, as Elon Musk tweeted that the forthcoming upgrade will indeed be a 400 mile battery.
The MINI Superleggera may be more than just wishful thinking. as these patent renderings point towards a more production-ready vehicle.
A new Tesla Roadster is coming for 2017, and it’s set to start where the last, Lotus Elise-based Roadster left off with more power, speed, and style.
Tesla will make its racing debut this month at Pike’s Peak, when Drive E0 and its modified PP02 Tesla Roadster packing nearly 500 HP race up the mountain!
The Tesla Roadster helped Elon Musk get his foot into the electric vehicle world, but he wishes it had been an all-original design from the get-go.
The Tesla Model S has limited color palette of conservative, traditional colors, but has rumor has it that more colors are coming for Model S buyers.
The Pariss electric roadster was first shown at the 2013 Frankfurt show. I’d never heard of it, so when it appeared at this week’s Geneva show I was pleasantly surprised by this compact, crazy-fast, Pontiac Solstice-looking EV.
Everyone needs a hobby, but what if you’re a Toyota engineer and building technologically advanced prototypes is your hobby? Don’t you get enough of that at work? Apparently not, since that was the motivation behind the plug-in sportscar you see here. Built on an old MR2 platform using from Toyota’s corporate Prius/Corolla parts bins by […]
How long do electric car batteries last? It’s a common enough question, and one that really hasn’t had an answer … until recently, that is. Plug In America did a survey of several owners of Tesla’s Roadster and got some surprisingly good results!
I feel like I was a pretty cool kid in high school, but Thinmint? Thinmint races stand-up jet skis, owns his own CAD/laser cutting business, and built this 900 hp, 1500 lb-ft electric Honda S2000 supercar in his parents’ garage. Thinmint is amazing.
This is the Honda EVster concept … and, after seeing it myself, I am ready to go on the record. The Honda EVster needs to be the new Beat. For the uninitiated, the Honda Beat was the last Honda to be overseen by the great Soichiro Honda himself. It was a tiny, 600 cc roadster […]
Would you buy an electric car if you didn’t know the price of a replacement battery? What if you knew what the price would be – maybe – in about 8 years? Those are some of the questions electric car-maker Tesla is hoping will get lots of “yes” answers. Tesla is offering replacement battery packs […]
The last time we heard from the would-be carmakers at Izaro was back in 2010, when the company was pushing photoshopped images of Factory Five’s mid-engine kit cars and promising an all-original sportscar by 2012. I laughed. I scoffed, even. I shouldn’t have, it seems, because the slick little electric sportscar you see here (called, […]
Alternative fuel vehicles have come a long way in recent decades. From VW Rabbits turned into fryer-oil-burning biodiesel compacts, to the first commercially available Honda and Toyota hybrids, we’ve finally reached a point where green cars have hit the mainstream. If you were waiting for your favorite automaker to unveil its version of a hybrid, […]
Unlike many other also-rans, Tesla Motors is succeeding where other electric car companies have failed. And by succeeding, we mean Tesla is actually selling cars, with the Model S sedan reportedly receiving over 10,000 $5,000 deposits to date. At $50,000 after tax credits though, the Model S is still well beyond what most people can afford. So what is Tesla planning to build next? From the sounds of it, an all-electric BMW 3-series rival.