• Jul 12th 2007 at 1:04PM
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An eagle-eyed civilian somewhere in the Silicon Valley area happened to notice a certain electric blue roadster prowling the roads the other day. Fortunately the person had a video camera handy and captured some footage of the latest Tesla Roadster prototype on the move. We're getting closer folks!

[Source: Google Video - Sasha, thanks to Tony for the tip]

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      • 8 Months Ago
      Cool! I've never seen the roadster in that color of blue!
      • 8 Months Ago
      Joseph, it was really more of a dark green as I recall.
      • 8 Months Ago
      The stills that Mike Weston took appear to be of a Validation Prototype, judging by the appearance of the taillights. (The Engineering Prototypes had stock taillights the same size, the Validation Prototypes had custom made taillights.)
      • 8 Months Ago
      I got some stills of a Tesla in the wild on June 2nd. See http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeweston/tags/tesla/ for the pictures and a little of the story.
      • 8 Months Ago
      Thus far I'm aware of two validation prototypes Tesla have brought over from England for testing and demonstration purposes. VP1 is a dark metallic green -- called Signature Green, a color only offered to the first 100 buyers. VP9 is the Electric Blue car.
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