YouTuber Wins Free Next Tesla Roadster After Referring Over 50 Buyers And $5 Million In Sales

A Tesla YouTuber has won a free next-generation Roadster after referring over 50 Model S and X sales through Tesla’s latest referral program.

Ben Sullins, host of YouTube channel Teslanomics, can now purchase a Founder’s Series next-gen Roadster at a 100% discount. In other words, Tesla is giving him the car for free.

Referral program participants were initially notified about the next-gen Roadster back in July, after unlocking a new Secret Level in their Tesla app, reports Teslarati.

“You’ve unlocked the first secret level. Refer 5 more friends for the ability to purchase a Founder’s Series next gen Roadster at a 10% discount. Unlock new levels with every 5 referrals for an additional 2% off per referral and amazing adventures that money can’t buy,” was the message received in the app’s “Loot Box”.

All together, Sullins didn’t just win a free next-gen Roadster, he also won the chance to drive The Boring Company’s electric tunneling machine, as well as an invite to Tesla’s Semi truck unveiling. Still, his greatest achievement was being able to generate over $5 million in revenue for Tesla in a matter of months through 55 referred sales.

The YouTuber was kind enough to send Teslarati a chart in order to confirm his referrals, plus a whole bunch of other interesting data, like the fact that he’s helped save 47,275 lbs of CO2.

Render: Peisert Design


  • Auto

    “Like the fact that he’s helped save 47,275 lbs of CO2.”
    And wasted a lot more cobalt and nickel.

    • TheBelltower

      So? Do you breathe in cobalt and nickel?

      • Auto

        Do you cause sinkholes and child labor by Co2 existing?

  • pcurve

    wasn’t it more like, “Hey if you’re gonna buy a Tesla, please put me down as referer?”


    I bet S3XY is so jealous.

    • Bash

      He must be crying right now. Haha

  • Bash

    But it will look nothing like that!

    • Zed68

      Sad 🙁

  • Harry_Wild

    What is the price of this new upcoming Tesla sport car?

    • Zandit75

      No idea, since the car doesn’t exist yet, and it certainly won’t look anything like the photo at the top of the story, that’s a photoshop based off the Supra concept from a couple of years ago.


    • uS’gedlemba


  • R55

    Is that graph correct? 55 referals in a month and a half? Wow good going!

  • Benjamin B.

    When will Tesla actually have the next generation Roadster to unveil

  • Benjamin B.

    Someone owns and drives a Tesla Roadster around me.

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