Tesla Roadster Sets an Eco-Friendly Record

Thursday, Nov 5, 2009  |  Updated 2:45 PM PDT
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Tesla Roadster Sets an Eco-Friendly Record

Looks like Tesla Motors wasn't kidding about the Roadster's 200 mile range: a pair of drivers in Australia set an EV range record of 313 miles (501 kilometers) with a Tesla Roadster in the 10th Annual Global Green Challenge in Australia.

Tesla Roadster owner Simon Hackett and co-driver Emilis Prelgauskas completed the trip on a single charge. The prior record was set back in April, when another Tesla Roadster completed the entire 241-mile Rallye Monte Carlo d'Energies Alternatives race with 38 miles left on the battery. (Source: Tesla)

 

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