2020 Tesla Roadster To Come With Optional “SpaceX” Performance Package

Elon Musk revealed that the next-generation Tesla Roadster will be offered with an optional performance package called “SpaceX” (Musk’s other company) that will further improve the already impressive specs of the planned electric supercar.

Speaking at Tesla’s shareholder meeting, Musk said that the production versions of both the Semi and the Roadster will be “even better than what was unveiled”.

“What we unveiled with the Roadster was the base model performance. It’s going to have a SpaceX options package. It’s crazy,” Tesla’s CEO added.

“It’s important for us to show with the Roadster that an electric vehicle can outperform a gasoline car in every way. Because gasoline cars still have sort of a halo effect, and I think if we can show an electric car can outperform a gasoline car in every way, then we sort of get rid of that halo effect of gasoline cars. I think that’s quite a powerful thing for the general public”, Musk concluded without revealing any more details.

Back in November, Musk teased the idea of an upgrade package for the Tesla Roadster on social media, indicating that the company’s upcoming flagship could borrow rocket technology.

Tesla said that the new Roadster will be powered by three electric motors without mentioning a combined horsepower figure. The Palo Alto car maker only said that torque at the wheels is a frankly mind boggling 7,375 lb-ft (10,000Nm), making the Roadster capable of catapulting itself to 60mph (96 km/h) from standstill in 1.9 seconds, and deal with the quarter mile in 8.8 seconds. Top speed is quoted at ‘over 250mph’ (402km/h).

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  • Bash
    • Six_Tymes

      but Bash, it has a “space X” option! still no reaction?

      lol

  • Moveon Libtards

    Now if Tesla can actual figure out how to make a simple sedan…

    Tesla is just a running joke now…At least the jokes “run” and dont burn to the ground like a Tesla… https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e20608cfbf30bb95086fa2f58d89b0a58bbe26d18561c5f99f9d9dbe02820af7.jpg

  • Moveon Libtards

    www (dot) promiseskept (dot) com

    Much more worthwhile reading material than another Tesla fanboy propaganda spugefest…

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  • Six_Tymes

    the renders look Much Better than whats behind him on stage.

  • Harry Nimmergut

    SOMEONE needs to put this poor soul out of his misery. And then the never-ending talk about the future will stop. It’s now beyond ridiculous. Let’s see if Tesla is still a going concern a year from now. Worry about THAT.

    • nastinupe

      For the most part, everything this man says that he is going to do, he does. I respect him for that.

    • Status

      You’re advocating for his murder. Careful now.

  • Alfa Giulia QV

    Elon says a lot of stuff. I have no reason to believe what anything that comes out of his mouth.

    • S3XY

      Ya nothing that he has said has ever come to fruition. Your intelligence is showing.

      • Alfa Giulia QV

        And your willingness to believe everything that comes out of his mouth is even worse. Your fanboy boot licking is showing.

  • S3XY

    Tell me what other car comes with a aerospace company performance package ….

    End all. Roadster is the smack down to all “halo” gasoline cars. Few more years to “enjoy” slowgatti’s, slowferraris and slownigseggs

    • Adilos Nave

      Starting to think you might just be a troll, and a good one at that because there is no way someone could have such blind adoration for a brand. You would have to drink a 2-liter of Tesla kool-aid every single day to manage this level of fanboy-ism.

    • rodriguez256

      Look I like Tesla’s also and don’t think they deserve 100% of the hashing it gets. With that said, you defend them on every single topic, which they do not deserve. Tesla does indeed have problems that need to be worked out immediately. Like this peach age they’re mentioning, you’re talking about like it’s the end of halo cars but you don’t even know what the package comes with since they’re no details released yet. At least wait for all the info before touting this package. Now if it deserves the hype then awesome but man at least wait before going all fan boy. Also, have you ever driven a Bugatti, Ferrari or Koenigsegg before? Calling them slow against a car that isn’t even on the streets for the public yet. While I’d love to have a Tesla Roadster, you can’t dismiss the engineering that goes into. Chiron and I trust it’s durability a lot more than the Tesla Roadster, just judging from their other offerings.

    • Alfa Giulia QV

      My god, how much of a delusional ass kisser are you?

    • Ever realized that no one cares about it.

  • 1.9 SECONDS TO 60 ISN’T FAST ENOUGH?

  • Just keep talking.. talking.. Just keep talking (Admittedly it’s better when Dory sings it)

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