Elon Musk has postponed the release of Tesla Roadster indefinitely

Elon Musk has postponed the release of Tesla Roadster indefinitely

May 8, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

According to Elon Musk, Tesla now has more priority tasks. The exact dates of the launch of the electric roadster in the series, he did not name

The launch of the Tesla Roadster electric supercar has been postponed indefinitely. This was reported by Automotive News with reference to the head of the American company Ilon Mask. According to the businessman, they are now facing more important tasks. Among them are the increase in production of the Model Y crossover and the construction of an automobile plant in Berlin.

“A roadster is like a dessert,” Musk said during an interview with stand-up comedian Joe Rogan.

The businessman also recalled that before the Roadster, the Cybertruck electric pickup will go into the series. At the moment, Tesla has collected more than half a million pre-orders for this model.

The second-generation Tesla Roadster prototype was first shown in November 2017. The coupe was equipped with three electric motors that allow accelerating from standstill to 96 km / h in 1.9 seconds. A car travels for a quarter mile (402 m) in 8.9 s, and its maximum speed exceeds 400 km per hour. Then, Elon Musk noted that the electric car will be able to travel on a single charge up to 620 miles (997 kilometers).