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This is just the 32nd of 33 Roadster prototypes made by Tesla. It was used extensively as a marketing tool.

Tesla Model S Alpha Build Prototype – Click above for the high-res image gallery

Yes, we've all seen the pictures of the Tesla Roadster (if not, check out the photo gallery below). But all we've really seen are the first drafts, the engineering prototypes (EPs). Now, version 2.0 (or 1.1 or whatever) of the Roadster - the first validation prototype (VP) - has made it from the company's Hethel (UK) production facility to San Carlos, California.