Tesla is developing a car with a rocket engines

The Tesla company, which is currently the most well-known manufacturer of electric cars, was founded by Elon Musk in 2003. The first car company became the Tesla Roadster, which was released only five years after its founding. At the moment, he is no longer sold, but the company is developing an updated version, which is not only that there will be more powerful than the previous one, so also will get a rocket engines. About the upcoming trends for a long time nothing was heard, but Elon Musk recently shared some details.

Tesla is developing a car with a rocket engines

The first talks about the updated Tesla Roadster appeared in the distant 2011, but its preliminary version was shown to the public only during the presentation of the truck Tesla Semi in November 2017. The company said that the new product will be the fastest car Tesla and can accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour in just 2, 1 second, although earlier it was stated that for clocking up hundreds of time of 1, 9 seconds.

The fastest car the Tesla

The most intriguing feature of the Tesla Roadster in 2019, of course, was the possible presence of rocket engines. They will be provided with the aerospace company called Elon Musk SpaceX. If the company would keep his word and really establish ten such engines, the car may even be able to fly.

Tesla is developing a car with a rocket engines

If the flights are not possible, then a sports electric car, at least, can accelerate to speeds impossible for conventional vehicles, and will fit better into the turns. What will be able to Tesla with rocket engines, we can find out at the end of 2020 - Elon Musk hopes, that's when they can start testing the new Roadster. It is quite possible, because the version without the so-called "SpaceX package" should go on sale next year.

Tesla is developing a car with a rocket engines

Saloon car Tesla Roadster

At the beginning of 2019 the head of Tesla commented on the image, which appears floating in the air vehicle. According to him, the new version of the Roadster can also float in the air. For a time he can lift off the ground and why it is needed, is still unknown.

Tesla is developing a car with a rocket engines

dream car Elon Musk

Once Elon Musk shared that the new Roadster 2020 will be better and cheaper than the McLaren F1 car, which he had dreamed in his youth. Back in 1995, he, along with his brother Kimbalom founded Zip2 company and developed a platform that allows news media to place their articles on the Internet. In 1999, the first company was bought by Elon Musk CitySearch computer manufacturer for 304 million dollars.

Tesla is developing a car with a rocket engines

After Elon Musk became a millionaire in 28 years, faced with the question: to buy a house in Palo Alto, or the car of your dreams? The young millionaire chose and that, and another - the good, the home worth much less than the McLaren F1. At that time he was considered the fastest car in the world and was released in the amount of 106 pieces - which is why the cost is more than 1, $ 2 million. In 2000, the young entrepreneur has broken her favorite during the trip with businessman Peter Thiel, who helped create PayPal payment system.

The first car the Tesla

The first version of the Tesla Roadster was produced from 2008 to 2012 - only 2600 copies were collected, worth about 110 thousand dollars. The vehicle was accelerated to 100 kilometers per hour for 4 seconds, and its battery enough to overcome 400 kilometers. At full battery charging took about 3, 5 h.

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One of the sport of electric color "Midnight Cherry" personally owned Elon Musk. In 2018 this car was submerged inside the Falcon Heavy-rocket and been sent into space, right in the direction of Mars. He has already flown past the Red Planet, and should again come close to Earth in about 2091. It happens, of course, if it does not collide with an asteroid or other space objects.

Tesla is developing a car with a rocket engines

The car Tesla Roadster inside the launch vehicle Falcon Heavy

Other novelties the Tesla

In 2020, it is also expected to start selling electric crossover Tesla Model Y. Initially, customers will be available only expensive model cost $ 42 700, which is on a single charge can travel about 482 kilometers. For a surcharge, the owners will be able to install additional seats in the lounge to accommodate 7 people in it.

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