2011 Tesla Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2011
  • Mileage 
    37 800 mi / 60 834 km
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    SFZRE3B13B3000931
  • Lot number 
    453
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

UK-supplied, special order, right-hand drive believed to be the last customer ordered carRevered for incredible performance with 0-62mph in just 3.9 seconds and excellent rangeMarking the very beginning of a new era of sports cars and extremely well received by the motoring pressPresenting beautifully in French Navy Blue paintwork with a tan leather interiorOffered with a well-documented service record most recently July 2019, current V5c and MOT valid to October 2020In production from 2008 to 2012 with around 2,500 units completed and sold, the Tesla Roadster was the very first road-legal sports car to make use of lithium-ion battery cells and the first production all-electric car to travel more than 200 miles per charge. Initial development was based around aLotus Elise and they incorporatedtheir electric technologies into a rolling chassis built from the Lotus production line. Thisinnovative car was featured on the cover of Time magazine in December of 2006 as the recipient of the magazine's 'Best Inventions 2006 - Transportation Invention award'.Boasting performance figures of 0-62 in just 3.9 seconds, excellent range and a charge time from empty at around fourhours, this groundbreaking sports car would be extremely well received by the motoring press and signifies a point in time where the automotive industry really started shiftingits focus from fossil fuel to electric technologies.In July 2010, Tesla introduced the updated Roadster 2.5. New features includedarevisedfront fascia with diffusing vents, a newrear diffuser reflecting the future of Tesla design, forged wheels available in both silver and black, seats with improved comfort and an optional 7" touchscreen display with a back-up camera.This beautiful 2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5 is believed to be the final UK-supplied, right-hand drive car delivered. Itwas built to order finished in a distinctive shade ofFrench Navy Bluewith aunique tan leather interior. The car is offered showing 37,800 miles with a well-documented service record and the most recent Tesla service and inspection dated July 2019. Also found in the history folder is a current MOT valid untilOctober 2020, old MOTs, the current V5c andits handbooks.This is a greatopportunity to own a low production, interesting sports car with incredibleperformance. Representing the very beginning of a new era of the sports car, these early examples are becoming increasingly collectable and sought after.