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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 Tesla Roadster
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 Tesla Roadster specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Tesla Roadster warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2008 Tesla Roadster Base 2dr Convertible
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$109,000
    Invoice *N/A
    Engine248 HP
    Transmission1-spd auto
    Fuel Economy CityN/A
    Fuel Economy HwyN/A
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine248 HP
    Transmission1-spd auto
    AlternatorN/A
    BatteryN/A
    Axle Ratio3.12
    Recommended Fuel Typeelectric
    Fuel TankN/A
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/A
    Exhaustnone
    Drive Typerear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/A
    Traction ControlABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/A
    RideN/A
    Ride ControlN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/A
    Front Suspensiondouble wishbone
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoil
    Front Torsion BarN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensiondouble wishbone
    Rear Anti-Roll BarN/A
    Rear Springscoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rear
    WheelsN/A
    Front TiresP175/55WR16.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)225/45R17.0
    Spare Tire and WheelN/A
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity2
    Front Seat Typesport
    Heated Front Seatsdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsfixed
    Front ArmrestsN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way
    Easy EntryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way
    Rear SeatsN/A
    Rear HeadrestsN/A
    Rear Child SeatsN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/A
    Third Row SeatsN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/A
    Seat Trimleather
    Door Trimleather
    HeadlinerN/A
    Floor Trimcarpet
    Floor MatsN/A
    Dashboard Insertaluminum
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather/aluminum
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofmanual
    Convertible Roofwith lining
    Roof FeaturesN/A
    Vanity MirrorsN/A
    Auxiliary VisorsN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/A
    Glove BoxN/A
    Cabback InsulatorN/A
    Dome LightN/A
    Reading LightsN/A
    Floor Consolefull
    Overhead ConsoleN/A
    Cup Holderfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebin
    Dashboard StorageN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/A
    Seatback StorageN/A
    Refrigerated BoxN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/A
    Door BinsN/A
    Rear Door BinsN/A
    Underseat TrayN/A
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimN/A
    Cargo CoverN/A
    Cargo NetN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/A
    Front Air Conditioningmanual
    Climate ControlN/A
    Rear Air ConditioningN/A
    Air FilterN/A
    Rear Heat DuctsN/A
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/A
    Rear HeaterN/A
    Radiobrand AM/FM/Satellite-capable, clock, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/A
    CDin-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/A
    Speakers4
    AmplifierN/A
    Radio Theft DeterrentN/A
    Antennaconcealed
    Cruise Controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepower
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/A
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/A
    Cell PhoneN/A
    Power Outlets1
    AC power outletN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/A
    Driver Foot RestN/A
    Retained Accessory PowerN/A
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers PackageN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/A
    First Aid KitN/A
    Emergency SOSN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/A
    Voice RecorderN/A
    Picnic TableN/A
    Internet AccessN/A
    Instrument Displayanalog
    Tachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/A
    Water Temp GaugeN/A
    Volt GaugeN/A
    InclinometerN/A
    AltimeterN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/A
    ClockN/A
    Compasscompass
    Exterior TemperatureN/A
    Systems Monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometer
    Trip ComputerN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/A
    Navigation SystemN/A
    Steering Wheelsport
    Steering Wheel Materialleather/aluminum
    Tow BarN/A
    Front Windowspower
    Rear WindowsN/A
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/A
    1-Touch Opendriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/A
    Sun BlindsN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed interval
    Heated Front WipersN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/A
    Rear DefrosterN/A
    Rear BlindsN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running LightsN/A
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact AirbagsN/A
    Passenger Side Impact AirbagN/A
    Overhead AirbagN/A
    Occupancy SensorN/A
    Childseat SensorN/A
    Head ProtectionN/A
    Knee AirbagN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizer
    Panic AlarmN/A
    Tracker SystemN/A
    Security Systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors
    Maximum Cargo VolumeN/A
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/A
    Exterior Length155.4 "
    Exterior WidthN/A
    Exterior Height44.4 "
    Wheelbase93 "
    Front Tread58 "
    Rear Tread59 "
    Turning RadiusN/A
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating3,272 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,690 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating1,144 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating2,147 lbs.
    PayloadN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/A
    Drag CoefficientN/A
    Front Legroom42.0 "
    Rear LegroomN/A
    Front Headroom36.7 "
    Rear HeadroomN/A
    Third Row HeadroomN/A
    Front HiproomN/A
    Rear HiproomN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/A
    Front Shoulder Room52.0 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/A
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/A
    Passenger VolumeN/A
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/A
    Interior Cargo VolumeN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud Flapsfront
    Rear Spoilerwing
    Running BoardsN/A
    Skid PlatesN/A
    Trunk RackN/A
    PickupN/A
    Bumpersbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/A
    Wheel WellN/A
    Fender FlaresN/A
    Grille Moldingsblack
    Paintclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual
    TraileringN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/A
    Trailering HitchN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/MilesN/A
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,000
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/A
    Accessories Months/MilesN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 Tesla Roadster safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.
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