OK, maybe not the most practical car, but 100% electric and very FUN.

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The Tesla Roadster 2.5 is a 67 Kw, all electric, 2 seater sports car. It goes 240 miles on a charge and takes about 4 hours to fully charge. It's very light, with a 1,000 pound glider of aluminum and carbon fiber provided by Lotus Motors. Lotus flew the rolling glider to LA. Tesla installed the electric motor, 1 speed gear reducer and battery. This was the last production Roadster Model before production was ceased to produce the Tesla Model S.

Other Benefits:

Allows fun transportation regardless of whether or not gasoline is available or affordable. A full "tank" every morning. With zero to the speed limit times of 2-3 seconds, the car is very easy to position in traffic at the lights or merge on the highway. Kind of a FUN safety feature. Smooth too.

Maintenance Requirements:

So far, nothing.

My Motivation:

We wanted to be able to have transportation...no matter what, control transportation costs in retirement and to support Tesla Motors in their quest to mainstream electric vehicles.


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Experience with Installer:

WE hit "BUY NOW" and waited a few months; they delivered it to the house.

Open House Info:

OCTOBER 5TH, 2013 from 8AM to 4PM Solar PV, Thermal and EV OPEN HOUSE 100% whole House solar electric, charging 4 electric cars, heating 4 garage spaces, heating a chicken coop, heating a cellar. PSNH pays us…with over 6 Megawatts “in the bank” Possible !00% thermal with wood backup. See “stick on” PV, Tracker PV, Rack PV, Xantrex XW system, Battery system and a microinverter system AC Coupled to the Battery system. See a Tarm 2200 Wood/Oil FHW boiler, a 900 gallon heat storage tank and 180 evacuated tube Thermal solar system. See a 2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5, a 2012 Tesla S Signature Performance and a Chevy Volt.

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