Tesla Roadster News
Leno and Franz von Holzhausen take it for a launch.
Elon Musk says 'crazy' option will let Roadster out-perform traditional cars 'in every way.'
March 15 reveal date will be followed by 2020 production.
Tesla just released a new video that appears to exist for no other reason than to recap Tesla. There are coupes and SUVs going fast, batteries and a gigafactory, a couple of semis, "The machine that makes the machine," and lots of shots of active, intense factory workers. There's also, at the 0:15-second mark, a tease of some new Tesla half built and half hidden under a sheet. We will assume this is the Model Y. And at the 1:05 mark we get a few seconds of the coming Roadster cockpit looking lik
Naturally, there's no shortage of David Bowie for the soundtrack.
Video captures "quickest car in the world" going through its paces
Launch of the first experimental satellites is scheduled for Saturday
With the onboard video batteries long since dead, Starman "is getting dimmer and harder to see."
"Those organics, in that environment, I wouldn't give them a year."
The Starman's not waiting in the sky. He's heading to Mars, baby.
"It's going to be an exciting success or an exciting failure," Elon Musk says.
Just billionaire things.
An ambitious launch wrapped in a publicity stunt.
The CEO touts its expertise in weight, aerodynamic drag and rolling resistance.
All while David Bowie's Space Oddity plays.