Will the next Tesla Roadster be able to hover? This is in any case the new eccentric idea of Elon Musk, who wants more than ever to add new functions to his models.
When presenting the news Tesla Roadster, the Californian manufacturer unveiled an impressive technical sheet, including a 0 to 100 km / h shot in 2.1 seconds, or even a maximum speed of more than 400 km / h. These figures are only those of the production version, Elon Musk having specified that even more powerful versions were also in anticipation.
During an interview with American host Joe Rogan, the boss of Tesla added thathe wanted to make his Roadster soar : “We’re going to launch rocket technology in this car. I want her to be high. We have to figure out how to get it high without killing people. “
Tesla Roadster: it could hover 1 meter above the ground
Elon Musk then imagined some restrictions, which would allow his electric roadster to fly without putting its occupants in danger … “I thought maybe we could get it high, but not too high: a meter above the ground, or something like that.” So if you dive you destroy the suspensions, but you are not going to die. “
The boss of Tesla is famous for his extravagant interventions, but that does not prevent him from imagining technical solutions to realize his craziest ideas: “You would go pretty fast, but you’re going to be limited in time. With this optional “SpaceX” pack, instead of the two rear seats, we would have a high pressure tank, something around 700 bar, clad in carbon and with a power pack. “
While waiting for a possible flying version, the future Tesla Roadster is still scheduled for marketing in 2022, and would offer a range of 1,000 km. To help us wait, the Californian firm recently unveiled a restyling of the Model S and Model X, including a “Plaid” version of 1,020 horsepower!
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