The boys over at
on the efforts of
, a California-based company developing an all-electric
. We've learned the car will be called the Roadster and debut at a big press conference done up in the style of a major movie premier in Santa Monica, CA on July 12th.
states the Roadster will accelerate faster and handle better than a Porsche 911
, meet all Federal safety standards, operate at twice the energy efficiency of
... have a range of 250 miles.
Attendees at the event will not only witness the world premiere of Tesla's "breakthrough technology", they'll also be able to buy one of the first 100 vehicles off the line, dubbed the "Signature One Hundred".
Autoblog/ABG is currently planning on attending the launch to see if the Roadster can live up to Tesla's impressive claims.