Tesla EV supercar one week away

Tesla Motors has placed a count-down clock on its website to help while away the days, hours, minutes and seconds until it unveils the Tesla Roadster on July 20th. Behind the timer is the Tesla Roadster itself draped with a shape, allowing us at least an indication of the car's profile. We've mentioned Tesla and its hyperbolic electric vehicle before, but the claims are too amazing to ignore. Imagine an all-electric roadster capable of reaching 60 mph in four seconds, returning the equivalent of 135 mpg, and going 250 miles per charge. It sounds impossible considering the SMART EV we posted on earlier reaches 30 mph in 6.5 seconds, top out at 70 mph and get you 70 miles per charge.

We don't know what black magic, voodoo technology is under that sheet, but AutoblogGreen has already booked plane tickets to the unveiling in Santa Monica and we'll have every detail on the Tesla Roadster (including video) available early on the 20th. All of our questions will be answered in less than a week.

[Source: Tesla Motors]

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