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2012 Tesla Roadster

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Sport 2dr Convertible Sport


Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD -

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)


EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year


Fuel System
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 5100
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Electric
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 288 @ 5000-6000

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 44.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 155.1
Wheelbase (in) 92.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 26.0
Front Head Room (in) 36.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -


EPA MPG Equivalent - City 88
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy 90
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 89
Estimated Battery Range (mi) 245


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD -


Vehicle Name Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5
Body Style 2 Door Convertible


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Independent


Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size 175/55R16
Rear Tire Size 225/45R17
Spare Tire Size


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 1
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.12
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Two-Seater
Number of Passenger Doors 2

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2723


Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0