Tesla just revealed its new Roadster and it's a complete game-changer (TSLA)

Tesla Roadster

Tesla surprised everyone and unveiled a new Roadster on Thursday evening. 

"The new Tesla Roadster will be the fastest production car ever made, period," CEO Elon Musk said. 

The base model of the Roadster will do 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds. 

"It will be the first time any car has broken two seconds at 0-60," Musk said. "It will be the fastest to 100 mph, 4.2 seconds to 100 mph," Musk said. 

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It will do a quarter-mile in 8.9 seconds, Musk said. 

"This will be the first time any production car has broken nine seconds in a quarter-mile. These are all world records, This is what we are achieving in the prototype. 

Musk said the car will have a top speed of about 250 mph and a 250 kWh battery pack, which gives it a 620-mile range. 

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