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Elon Musk says the new Tesla Roadster will be unveiled later this year will go from 0-60mph in less than ONE SECOND

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Could the Tesla Roadster be the fastest accelerating road car of all time? Elon Musk estimates that he will be able to reach 100 km/h in less than ONE SECOND

Tesla’s second-generation Roadster electric sports car will be unveiled in 2024 and the production-ready two-seater will be astronomically fast, according to Elon Musk.

The CEO of the US electric vehicle maker announced on .

Musk went so far as to declare that “there will never be another car like this” and its incredible acceleration will be “the least interesting part” of the Roadster.

Could the Tesla Roadster be the fastest accelerating road car of all time? Elon Musk estimates that he will be able to reach 100 km/h in less than ONE SECOND

Could the Tesla Roadster be the fastest accelerating road car of all time? Elon Musk estimates that he will be able to reach 100 km/h in less than ONE SECOND

In a series of posts on the social media platform, the Tesla leader said: “Tonight, we radically increased the design goals for the new Tesla Roadster.”

“There will never be another car like this, if you can even call it a car.”

He added that it will be developed as part of a Tesla and SpaceX collaboration, with the “production design” completed and unveiled later this year, with the goal of deliveries reaching customers in 2025.

It previously claimed that an optional rocket booster package, developed with Telsa’s spacecraft project, would propel it to 60mph in 1.1 seconds.

“I think it has a chance of being the coolest product demo of all time,” he added.

The bold statement about the potential performance of the next Roadster would be a significant jump compared to the original specifications laid out for the Tesla convertible when the plans were originally published in 2017.

The Tesla CEO made a series of bold statements about the Roadster 2 in a series of posts on X (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday.

The Tesla CEO made a series of bold statements about the Roadster 2 in a series of posts on X (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday.

The Tesla CEO made a series of bold statements about the Roadster 2 in a series of posts on X (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday.

The CEO of the American electric vehicle manufacturer announced on X that the team developing the Roadster has “radically increased the design goals” for the sporty electric vehicle.

The fastest-accelerating production road car on the planet today is the Rimac Nevera electric hypercar. It can hit 100km/h from a standstill in 1.85 seconds, but costs more than £2m.

The fastest-accelerating production road car on the planet today is the Rimac Nevera electric hypercar. It can hit 100km/h from a standstill in 1.85 seconds, but costs more than £2m.

The fastest-accelerating production road car on the planet today is the Rimac Nevera electric hypercar. It can hit 100km/h from a standstill in 1.85 seconds, but costs more than £2m.

Croatia's electric hypercar is so incredibly fast that it holds 23 different acceleration records, all achieved in a single day in May last year.

Croatia's electric hypercar is so incredibly fast that it holds 23 different acceleration records, all achieved in a single day in May last year.

Croatia’s electric hypercar is so incredibly fast that it holds 23 different acceleration records, all achieved in a single day in May last year.

Musk went so far as to declare that “there will never be another car like this” and its incredible acceleration will be “the least interesting part” of the Roadster.

Given that the second-generation Tesla Roadster was originally said to be priced at around £200,000, it would be a tenth of the price of the Rimac Nevera.

Given that the second-generation Tesla Roadster was originally said to be priced at around £200,000, it would be a tenth of the price of the Rimac Nevera.

Given that the second-generation Tesla Roadster was originally said to be priced at around £200,000, it would be a tenth of the price of the Rimac Nevera.

About seven years ago, Musk said it would be able to reach 100 km/h from a standstill in 1.9 seconds.

It also claimed it would hit 100 mph just 2.3 seconds later and have a top speed of 400 mph.

And the quoted range was just as surprising, with Musk hinting at a distance of 620 miles between charges.

If the Roadster manages to reach the 0 to 100 km/h target set by the Tesla CEO, the electric vehicle would take the crown as the fastest accelerating road car in the world.

That mantle is currently held by the £2m Rimac Nevera electric, which takes 1.85 seconds to reach 62mph.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk pictured unveiling the Roadster 2 during a presentation in Hawthorne, California on November 16, 2017. He then said the first deliveries would arrive in 2020.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk pictured unveiling the Roadster 2 during a presentation in Hawthorne, California on November 16, 2017. He then said the first deliveries would arrive in 2020.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk pictured unveiling the Roadster 2 during a presentation in Hawthorne, California on November 16, 2017. He then said the first deliveries would arrive in 2020.

In 2017, Musk had claimed that the Roadster 2 would be capable of reaching 100 km/h from a standstill in 1.9 seconds.

In 2017, Musk had claimed that the Roadster 2 would be capable of reaching 100 km/h from a standstill in 1.9 seconds.

In 2017, Musk had claimed that the Roadster 2 would be capable of reaching 100 km/h from a standstill in 1.9 seconds.

It also claimed in 2017 that it would hit 100 mph in 4.2 seconds and have a top speed of 400 mph.

It also claimed in 2017 that it would hit 100 mph in 4.2 seconds and have a top speed of 400 mph.

It also claimed in 2017 that it would hit 100 mph in 4.2 seconds and have a top speed of 400 mph.

While Musk's latest series of posts claims that the Roadster 2 could be delivered to customers in 2025, he has previously stated its availability for 2020, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

While Musk's latest series of posts claims that the Roadster 2 could be delivered to customers in 2025, he has previously stated its availability for 2020, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

While Musk’s latest series of posts claims that the Roadster 2 could be delivered to customers in 2025, he has previously stated its availability for 2020, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

While Musk’s latest statement about

It previously referenced the Roadster being available to customers starting in 2020, and has pushed that delivery date back several times into a delayed schedule of 2022, 2023 and 2024.

This came after Musk launched a cherry red Tesla Roadster into space on February 6, 2018 as part of a stunt for SpaceX’s first test launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket.

The Tesla Roadster concept shown in January 2018, a month before being launched into orbit aboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket

The Tesla Roadster concept shown in January 2018, a month before being launched into orbit aboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket

The Tesla Roadster concept shown in January 2018, a month before being launched into orbit aboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket

The 'Starman' mannequin sat behind the wheel of the Tesla Roadster before taking off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral on February 6, 2018.

The 'Starman' mannequin sat behind the wheel of the Tesla Roadster before taking off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral on February 6, 2018.

The ‘Starman’ mannequin sat behind the wheel of the Tesla Roadster before taking off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral on February 6, 2018.

The cherry red Roadster, loaded with the spacesuit-wearing Starman, could crash into Earth in the next million years.

The cherry red Roadster, loaded with the spacesuit-wearing Starman, could crash into Earth in the next million years.

The cherry red Roadster, loaded with the spacesuit-wearing Starman, could crash into Earth in the next million years.

Later in 2018, SpaceX confirmed that the car had passed Mars on its journey to outer space.

Later in 2018, SpaceX confirmed that the car had passed Mars on its journey to outer space.

Later in 2018, SpaceX confirmed that the car had passed Mars on its journey to outer space.

This still image taken from a SpaceX live video shows "star man" sitting in SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket

This still image taken from a SpaceX live video shows "star man" sitting in SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket

This still image taken from a SpaceX live video shows “Starman” sitting in SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s cherry red Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket.

Musk has previously blamed supply chain issues for the extended timeline for the arrival of the second-generation Roadster, and also attributes the delay to ongoing development of Tesla’s tri-motor drivetrain and improvements in battery technology.

While Musk commented on the sports car’s performance, he didn’t mention the price.

In 2017, it said the Roadster would be priced at around $250,000 (around £190,000 at the time), which is a tenth of the price of Rimac’s Nevera EV hypercar.

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