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Tesla Roadster

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Tesla Roadster

2-door 2-seater roadster, electricity engine, 184.9 kW / 248.0 hp / 248.0 hp, 244.0 N·m / 180.0 lb·ft / 180.0 lb·ft, manual 2-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TeslaIssued from2006
ModelRoadsterIssued until
SerieRoadsterNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTeslaCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3946 mm / 155.4 in / 155.4 inTotal (curb) weight1134 kg / 2500 lb / 2500 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1127 mm / 44.4 in / 44.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2352 mm / 92.6 in / 92.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1464 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1499 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FuelelectricityStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyElectricEngine displacement
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power184.9 kW / 248.0 hp / 248.0 hp at
AspirationelectricMax. torque244.0 N·m / 180.0 lb·ft / 180.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm13500 rpm / 13500 rpm / 13500 rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)112.0 kW / 150.2 hp / 150.2 hp (est.)
CoolantotherSpecific output
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears2
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio2.17
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.41

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)3.90 s / 3.90 s / 3.90 sPower-to-weight ratio218.7 kW/ton / 165.7 bhp/ton / 165.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions46 g/km / 74 g/mi / 74 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Upper & lower wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Upper & lower wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels front5.5J x 16Wheels rear7.5J x 17
Tyres front175/55 R 16Tyres rear225/45 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 inBrake diameter rear310 mm / 12.2 in / 12.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Tesla Roadster

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