Tesla (TSLA) Unveils New Roadster

November 17, 2017 6:00 AM EST

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In a surprise announcement at last night's semi truck event, Tesla's (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new Roadster model.

Musk said it will be the quickest car in the world, with record-setting acceleration, range and performance. The car will go 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, have a top speed of over 250mph and a range of 620 miles.

Musk called it "a hardcore smackdown to gasoline cars".

Tesla will offer a regular model for $200,000 that can be reserved for $50,000 and a Founders Series Roadsters which is limited to the first 1,000 reservations for $250,000.

It will also have seating for four.

The new Roadster will become available in 2020.

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