Tesla Unveils Roadster 2.5 Electric Sports Car

Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla unveiled its newest electric sports car today, the Roadster 2.5, just two days after its IPO. The Roadster 2.0 was released only a year ago, and existing customers will be able to buy upgrades to 2.5 features where feasible.

Pricing starts at $101,500 after a federal tax credit of $7,500.

The company says most of the updates are based on customer feedback.

Here’s Tesla’s rundown of what’s new in the 2.5:
• A new look, which includes a new front fascia with diffusing vents, and rear diffuser reflecting the future of Tesla design
• Directional forged wheels available in both silver and black
• New seats with improved comfort, larger more supportive bolsters and 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 interior sound reduction including new front fender liner material make the cabin even quieter