Comparison between:
- 2008 Tesla Roadster 1.5
- 2010 Tesla Roadster 2.5
- 2016 Tesla Roadster 3.0
- 2020 Tesla Model S Performance (SR)

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2008 Tesla Roadster 1.52010 Tesla Roadster 2.52016 Tesla Roadster 3.02020 Tesla Model S Performance (SR)
2008 Tesla Roadster 1.52010 Tesla Roadster 2.52016 Tesla Roadster 3.02020 Tesla Model S Performance (SR)
Model aliasDarkStar-Roadster P80Model S Performance Switched Reluctance
Trim---Performance (SR)
Model year2008201020162020
Market---North America, Europe, China, Australia
Price---USD 94,990 (USA, May 2020)
GBP 91,800 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 102,700 (DE, Jul 2019)
AUD 174,665 (AU, Jul 2019)
CNY 893,900 (China, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleCabrioletCabrioletCabrioletSedan
Materials---Aluminium
high-strength boron steel
Exterior colorsArctic White
Brilliant Yellow Metallic
Electric Blue
Fusion Red
Glacier Blue Metallic
Jet Black
Obsidian Black Metallic
Racing Green
Radiant Red Metallic
Sterling Silver Metallic
Thunder Grey
Twilight Blue Metallic
Very Orange
Arctic White
Brilliant Yellow Metallic
Electric Blue
Fusion Red
Glacier Blue Metallic
Jet Black
Obsidian Black Metallic
Racing Green
Radiant Red Metallic
Sterling Silver Metallic
Thunder Grey
Twilight Blue Metallic
Very Orange
Arctic White
Brilliant Yellow Metallic
Electric Blue
Fusion Red
Glacier Blue Metallic
Jet Black
Obsidian Black Metallic
Racing Green
Radiant Red Metallic
Sterling Silver Metallic
Thunder Grey
Twilight Blue Metallic
Very Orange
Solid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Deep Blue Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Interior colorsBlack
Beige
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Orange
Cream
Red
Saddle
Yellow
Black
Beige
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Orange
Cream
Red
Saddle
Yellow
Black
Beige
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Orange
Cream
Red
Saddle
Yellow
Black
Black and White
Cream
Number of doors2224
Number of seats2225
Length155.4 in
3947 mm
155.4 in
3947 mm
155.4 in
3947 mm
196.0 in
4978 mm
Width72.9 in
1852 mm
72.9 in
1852 mm
72.9 in
1852 mm
77.3 in
1963 mm
Width with mirrors73.7 in
1872 mm
73.7 in
1872 mm
73.7 in
1872 mm
86.2 in
2189 mm
Width with folded mirrors---77.3 in
1963 mm
Height44.4 in
1128 mm
44.4 in
1128 mm
44.4 in
1128 mm
56.5 in
1435 mm
Wheelbase92.6 in
2352 mm
92.6 in
2352 mm
92.6 in
2352 mm
116.5 in
2960 mm
Front track57.6 in
1463 mm
57.6 in
1463 mm
57.6 in
1463 mm
65.4 in
1661 mm
Rear track59.0 in
1499 mm
59.0 in
1499 mm
59.0 in
1499 mm
66.9 in
1699 mm
Clearance5.1 in
130 mm
5.1 in
130 mm
5.1 in
130 mm
5.3 in
135 mm
Minimum clearance---4.6 in
117 mm
Maximum clearance---6.3 in
160 mm
Front headroom36.7 in
932 mm
36.7 in
932 mm
36.7 in
932 mm
38.8 in
986 mm
Rear headroom---35.3 in
897 mm
Front shoulder room52.0 in
1321 mm
52.0 in
1321 mm
52.0 in
1321 mm
57.7 in
1466 mm
Rear shoulder room---55.0 in
1397 mm
Front hip room---55.0 in
1397 mm
Rear hip room---54.7 in
1389 mm
Front legroom42.0 in
1067 mm
42.0 in
1067 mm
42.0 in
1067 mm
42.7 in
1085 mm
Rear legroom---35.4 in
899 mm
Trunk volume---744.7 l
26.30 ft3
0.74 m3
Maximum trunk volume---1645.2 l
58.10 ft3
1.65 m3
Secondary trunk volume---59.5 l
2.10 ft3
0.06 m3
Curb weight2877.03 lb
1305 kg
2727.12 lb
1237 kg
2727.12 lb
1237 kg
4940.56 lb
2241 kg
Payload582.02 lb
264 kg
546.75 lb
248 kg
546.75 lb
248 kg
1056.01 lb
479 kg
GVWR3459.05 lb
1569 kg
3273.86 lb
1485 kg
3273.86 lb
1485 kg
5996.57 lb
2720 kg
Drag coefficient0.36 Cd0.36 Cd0.31 Cd0.24 Cd
Additional information---Overhang front / rear - 929 / 1081 mm
Optional rear-facing child seat available (seats up to two children)
The single value ground clearance is valid for the AWD version with Coil Suspension
The ground clearance range is valid for vehicles with Air Suspension

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerTeslaTeslaTeslaTesla
Electric motor typeAC induction/asynchronousAC induction/asynchronousAC induction/asynchronousAC induction/asynchronous
Location of the motorRearRearRearRear
Voltage---320 V
Power185 kW
248.1 hp
251.5 ps
215 kW
288.3 hp
292.3 ps
215 kW
288.3 hp
292.3 ps
375 kW
502.9 hp
509.9 ps
Maximum power RPM4500 rpm4400 rpm4400 rpm5900 rpm
Torque370 Nm
37.7 kgm
272.9 ft-lb
400 Nm
40.8 kgm
295.0 ft-lb
400 Nm
40.8 kgm
295.0 ft-lb
650 Nm
66.3 kgm
479.4 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-5100 rpm5100 rpm-
Regenerative braking---Yes
Driving modes---Ludicrous
Additional informationA 3-phase 4-pole electric motorA 3-phase 4-pole electric motor
A hand-wound stator and increased winding density
A 3-phase 4-pole electric motor
A hand-wound stator and increased winding density
3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive

Second electric motor

Information about the model's second motor and its performance.

Manufacturer---Tesla
Model---L13
Motor type---Switched reluctance
Location---Front
Voltage---320 V
Power---193 kW
258.8 hp
262.4 ps
Maximum power RPM---6100 rpm
Torque---330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
Regenerative braking---Yes
Additional features---A specific switched reluctance phase-permanent magnet motor with variable frequency drive and liquid cooling.
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed124.9 mph
201.0 km/h
124.9 mph
201.0 km/h
124.9 mph
201.0 km/h
155.3 mph
250.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h---2.60 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph4.00 s3.70 s3.70 s2.40 s

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeEPA: 231.2 mi / 372.0 kmEPA: 244.0 mi / 392.7 kmEPA: 299.5 mi / 482.0 kmNEDC: 416.9 mi / 671.0 km
EPA: 326.0 mi / 524.6 km
EPA: 348.0 mi / 560.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 miEPA, CTY: 32 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 33 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 103 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 105 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 32 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 33 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 103 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 105 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 32 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 35 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 96 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 97 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 98 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 104 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 104 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 104 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class---A+

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steering---Electronic
Turning circle10 m
32.81 ft
10 m
32.81 ft
10 m
32.81 ft
11.8 m
38.71 ft
Lock-to-lock turns---2.05

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio8.27528.27528.27529.734
Axle ratio of the second electric motor.---9.325

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionCoil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Double wishbone
Telescopic shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
Double wishbone
Telescopic shock absorbers
Adjustable dampers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
Double wishbone
Telescopic shock absorbers
Adjustable dampers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Optional air suspension with fully-adaptive damping
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Double wishbone
Telescopic shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Adjustable dampers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Adjustable dampers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Optional air suspension with fully-adaptive damping
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar) for air suspension vehicles only

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationCross-drilled 300 mm front and 310 mm rear discs with curved vane ventilation
AP Racing Two-piston Aluminum fixed front callipers
Brembo Single-piston sliding rear callipers
Front and rear disk size - 288 mm
Cross-drilled 300 mm front and 310 mm rear discs with curved vane ventilation
AP Racing Two-piston Aluminum fixed front callipers
Brembo Single-piston sliding rear callipers
Front and rear disk size - 288 mm
Cross-drilled 300 mm front and 310 mm rear discs with curved vane ventilation
AP Racing Two-piston Aluminum fixed front callipers
Brembo Single-piston sliding rear callipers
Front and rear disk size - 288 mm
Front brakes: Aluminium 4 piston fixed calliper with 355 mm x 32 mm ventilated rotor
Rear brakes: Aluminium 4 piston fixed calliper with 365 mm x 28 mm ventilated rotor

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5.5Jx16
7.5Jx17
5.5Jx16
7.5Jx17
5.5Jx16
7.5Jx17
8Jx19 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
9Jx21 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres175/55R16
225/45R17
195/55R16
225/45R17
195/55R16
225/45R17
245/35R21
245/45R19 98V
245/35R21 96Y
265/35R21

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

ManufacturerPanasonicPanasonicPanasonicPanasonic
Model186501865018650NCR18650A
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity53 kWh53 kWh80 kWh100 kWh
Number of cells68316831-8256
Number of modules1111-16
Voltage375 V375 V-400 V
Weight992.08 lb
450 kg
992.08 lb
450 kg
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Location---Under the floor, middle
Cooling---Water-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature----30 °C
-22 °F
Maximum ambient temperature---60 °C
140 °F

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeNEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 16.8 kW
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 16.8 kW
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 16.8 kW
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 kW
Supercharger, 120 kW
Ssupercharger, 200 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging port---Onboard charger, Type 2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.5 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeSAE J1772 Adapter, 2:46-9:12
Wall Connector, 5:18
NEMA 14-50, 5:31
NEMA 5-15, 36:48
SAE J1772 Adapter, 2:46-9:12
Wall Connector, 5:18
NEMA 14-50, 5:31
NEMA 5-15, 36:48
SAE J1772 Adapter, 4:10-13:54
Wall Connector, 8:00
NEMA 14-50, 8:20
NEMA 5-15, 55:34
Supercharger 200 kW, 0:24
Supercharger 120 kW, 0:40
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5:13-17:22
Wall Connector, 8:42
NEMA 14-50, 10:25
NEMA 5-15, 69:27

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional features12V power outlet (S)
Adjustable suspension (O)
Black grille (S)
Body-colored front and rear bumpers (S)
Carbon-fiber exterior accents (O)
Carbon-fiber hardtop (O)
Color-keyed hard top (O)
Convertible hard top (O)
Convertible roof with lining (S)
Forged alloy wheels (O)
Glove box (S)
Performance tires (O)
Rear wing spoiler (S)
Remote keyless entry (S)
Spoiler (S)
4-wheel ABS (S)
Cruise control (S)
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags (S)
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Rearview camera (O)
Tire pressure monitor (S)
Traction control (S)
AM/FM/CD/MP3 player (S)
Bluetooth (O)
Homelink garage door opener (O)
Integrated key/remote (S)
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release (S)
7 x performance speakers (O)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x speakers (S)
Upgraded stereo head unit with Navigation (O)
Manual air conditioning (S)
Fixed front head restraints (S)
Heated front bucket seats with lumbar adjustment (S)
Premium seats (O)
Leather-wrapped (S)
Auto-locking doors (S)
Light-tinted windows (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power door locks (S)
Power windows (S)
Solar-guard windshield (O)
Folding side-view door mirrors (S)
Auto off headlights (S)
Cargo light (S)
Projector beam halogen headlamps (S)
Aluminum instrument panel insert, console insert (S)
Carbon fibre interior accents (O)
Floormats (O)
Full leather trim (O)
Half-leather (S)
Leather door panel trim (S)
Leather/carbon-fiber interior trim (O)
12V power outlet (S)
7-inch touchscreen display with back-up camera (O)
Adjustable suspension (O)
Black grille (S)
Body-colored front and rear bumpers (S)
Carbon-fiber exterior accents (O)
Carbon-fiber hardtop (O)
Color-keyed hard top (O)
Convertible hard top (O)
Convertible roof with lining (S)
Directional forged alloy wheels (S)
Forged alloy wheels (O)
Front diffusing vents (S)
Glove box (S)
Performance tires (O)
Rear diffuser (S)
Rear wing spoiler (S)
Remote keyless entry (S)
Spoiler (S)
4-wheel ABS (S)
Cruise control (S)
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags (S)
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Rearview camera (O)
Tire pressure monitor (S)
Traction control (S)
AM/FM/CD/MP3 player (S)
Bluetooth (O)
Homelink garage door opener (O)
Integrated key/remote (S)
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release (S)
7 x performance speakers (O)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x speakers (S)
Upgraded stereo head unit with Navigation (O)
Manual air conditioning (S)
Fixed front head restraints (S)
Heated front bucket seats with lumbar adjustment (S)
Premium seats (O)
Leather-wrapped (S)
Auto-locking doors (S)
Light-tinted windows (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power door locks (S)
Power windows (S)
Solar-guard windshield (O)
Folding side-view door mirrors (S)
Auto off headlights (S)
Cargo light (S)
Projector beam halogen headlamps (S)
Aluminum instrument panel insert, console insert (S)
Carbon fibre interior accents (O)
Floormats (O)
Full leather trim (O)
Half-leather (S)
Leather door panel trim (S)
Leather/carbon-fiber interior trim (O)
12V power outlet (S)
7-inch touchscreen display with back-up camera (O)
Adjustable suspension (O)
Black grille (S)
Body-colored front and rear bumpers (S)
Carbon-fiber exterior accents (O)
Carbon-fiber hardtop (O)
Color-keyed hard top (O)
Convertible hard top (O)
Convertible roof with lining (S)
Directional forged alloy wheels (S)
Forged alloy wheels (O)
Front diffusing vents (S)
Glove box (S)
Performance tires (O)
Rear diffuser (S)
Rear wing spoiler (S)
Remote keyless entry (S)
Spoiler (S)
4-wheel ABS (S)
Cruise control (S)
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags (S)
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Rearview camera (O)
Tire pressure monitor (S)
Traction control (S)
AM/FM/CD/MP3 player (S)
Bluetooth (O)
Homelink garage door opener (O)
Integrated key/remote (S)
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release (S)
7 x performance speakers (O)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x speakers (S)
Upgraded stereo head unit with Navigation (O)
Manual air conditioning (S)
Fixed front head restraints (S)
Heated front bucket seats with lumbar adjustment (S)
Premium seats (O)
Leather-wrapped (S)
Auto-locking doors (S)
Light-tinted windows (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power door locks (S)
Power windows (S)
Solar-guard windshield (O)
Folding side-view door mirrors (S)
Auto off headlights (S)
Cargo light (S)
Projector beam halogen headlamps (S)
Aluminum instrument panel insert, console insert (S)
Carbon fibre interior accents (O)
Floormats (O)
Full leather trim (O)
Half-leather (S)
Leather door panel trim (S)
Leather/carbon-fiber interior trim (O)
2 x activated carbon air purification filters (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Carbon fibre spoiler (S)
Center armrest with two cup holders (S)
Front sun visors with mirrors (S)
Fully trimmed frunk and rear cargo area with keyless open (S)
Glove compartment (S)
HEPA filter system with Bioweapon Defense Mode (S)
Integrated Center Console (O)
Micro-filter ventilation system with replaceable filters (S)
Open center console storage area (S)
Parcel shelf (S)
Red Brake Calipers (O)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Crash sensor for high voltage disconnect (S)
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat sensors (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Driver seat position sensor (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (S)
Forward looking radar hidden near the Tesla front logo (S)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front collision warning (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (S)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Interior, emergency manual release mechanism for all doors, frunk and rear cargo area (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (S)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (S)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Side collision warning (S)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Three second row LATCH attchments (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (S)
12V power outlet (S)
17-inch capacitive touchscreen (S)
AM/FM/HD radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
High-definition back-up camera (O)
Homelink with auto open/close of garage door/gate (S)
Maps and Navigation with real-time traffic updates (S)
Satellite radio (S)
11 x speakers, custom audio system (S)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Streaming audio (S)
Wi-Fi ready (S)
Wireless connectivity (capability) (O)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
60/40 split fold-down rear seatback (S)
Built-in rear-facing child seats (O)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Heated 12-way power front seats with four-way power lumbar (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Ventilated front seats (S)
3-spoke multi-function steering wheel with tactile controls (S)
Heated stearing wheel (S)
Active panoramic roof (O)
Auto present door handles (S)
Black or body coloured aluminum roof (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Frameless, tempered safety glass front windows (S)
Lighted door handles (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power rear liftgate (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
Solid glass roof (O)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Windscreen wiper/de-icer (S)
Auto-dimming mirrors (S)
Power-folding and heated side mirrors (S)
3-position LED turning headlights (S)
Automatic high/low beam headlights (S)
Bi-functional automatic halogen headlights (S)
Bi-functional high intensity Xenon headlamps (O)
Convenienve lighting (S)
Fascia-mounted rear reflex reflectors (S)
Feature backlit, turn side-repeator lamps (S)
Front LED map lights (S)
High-mounted LED stop lamp (S)
LED ambient interior lighting (S)
LED cornering lights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED front and rear side-marker lights (S)
LED front fog lamps (S)
LED rear taillights (S)
Liftgate mounted LED tail and LED back up lamps (S)
Park lights (S)
Steering-activated LED cornering lights (O)
Carbon fibre accents (O)
Cloth and synthetic leather materials (S)
Dark ash wood decor (S)
Figured ash wood decor (O)
Piano black decor accents (S)
Vegan interior with Premium Seats (O)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-New features in Roadster 2.5 include:
- A new front fascia with diffusing vent and rear diffuser.
- Directional forged wheels available in both silver and black
- Larger seats with improved comfort
- Larger more supportive bolsters
- A new lumbar support system
- Power control hardware that enables spirited driving in exceptionally hot climates
- An optional 7" touchscreen display with back-up camera
- Improved cabin sound insulation
Originally
the Roadster 3.0 has been announced on December 26
2014. The press release said the battery pack should be increased to 70 kWh. There should be a 20% improvement in rolling resistance and a 15% improvement of the Cd down to 0.31 with a retrofit aero kit. The actual battery update took place in the second quarter of 2016 and the battery pack had a capacity of 80 kWh. The upgrade was available for all Roadster models.
Tesla announced a change in the electric motors configuration of the Model S as of April 2019.
 2008 Tesla Roadster 1.52010 Tesla Roadster 2.52016 Tesla Roadster 3.02020 Tesla Model S Performance (SR)