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Tesla brings new Roadster prototype to the Bay Area

We haven’t seen much of Tesla’s next-generation Roadster since the surprise unveiling during the Tesla Semi event last November.

Now, the automaker puts the prototype on display for the first time at their headquarters.

It was hard not to be amazed when they pulled the all-electric sports car out of the trailer of one of the two Tesla Semi prototypes at the event.

The design was simply stunning, but then Elon Musk went on the list an even more impressive series of specs like 0-60 mph in 1.9 sec, 620-mile of range, and more.

And to top it all, Musk added that it is just what they are achieving right now with this prototype. He expects the specs could improve by the time they make it to production in 2020.

The first prototype sighting in the wild was in Malibu last month where the prototype apparently broke down.

Now, Tesla brought a prototype to its headquarters in Palo Alto and employees shared pictures on Reddit (full album thanks to Casey Spencer – same guy who brought us some hypermiling world records in the Model S and the mind-controlled Model S):

Electrek’s Take

It looks like the exact same prototype unveiled at the event in November and the one spotted in the wild last month.

I am pretty sure that Tesla only has one working prototype at this point in the development process. Another vehicle was at the unveiling, but it seemed to only be a design shell of the next-generation Roadster.

It’s an insanely good-looking car, and of course, the specs are even more ludicrous.

If you want to help me get one, you can always use my referral code for new Model S and Model X vehicles. I get a 2% discount for each referral (FYI I am at 52% right now and if I get the car, I’ll drive it from California to Quebec and show it to Electrek readers all over the states – and give test drives to those who used my referral code).

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