Despite a federal tax credit of $7,500 for purchasing an electric vehicle, the Roadster’s cost of $109,000 made it a luxury item.Sep 1, 2021
Musk during his opening monologue said he'd "reinvented" electric cars. He also poked fun at Toyota's Prius. "One reason I've always loved 'SNL' is because it's genuinely live. "We're actually live right now, which means I could say something truly shocking, like, 'I drive a Prius.May 9, 2021
Musk's wealth is made up mostly of the stocks he owns, the majority of them in Tesla. In fact, if you draw a graph of Tesla's stock over the top of his wealth, you can see it's almost exactly the same. So this is just Tesla. For comparison, here are the two biggest car companies in the world, VW and Toyota.May 28, 2021
2008 Launched in 2008, the Roadster unveiled Tesla's cutting-edge battery technology and electric powertrain. From there, Tesla designed the world's first ever premium all-electric sedan from the ground up – Model S – which has become the best car in its class in every category.