2010 Tesla Roadster

TypeAC induction motor, air-cooled, with variable frequency drive.
Rating375 Volts
Maximum speed14,000 rpm
Maximum net power:
Roadster Sport
215 kW (288 HP) @ 5,000-6,000 rpm
215 kW (288 HP) @ 4,400-6,000 rpm
Maximum torque:
Roadster Sport
370 Nm (273 lbf.ft) @ 0-5,400 rpm
400 Nm (295 lbf.ft) @ 0-5,100 rpm
Efficiency92% peak, 85% at max power.
TypeSingle speed fixed gear with electrically-actuated parking lock mechanism and mechanical lubrication pump.
Overall final drive ratio8.28:1
Reverse gearReverse direction of motor, limited to 24 km/h (15 mph).
Final drive ratio3.12:1
TypeRack and pinion.
Number of turns lock to lock2.8
Turning circle (curb to curb)11.05 m (36.25 ft)
TypeHydraulically operated. Tandem master cylinder with vacuum servo and Anti-lock Braking System.
DiscsVentilated front and rear discs.
Hand brakeCable operation of rear calipers. Self-adjusting for pad wear.
Brake pedal free travelNot adjustable
TypeRechargeable Battery.
Rating13 V to 400 V DC, and up to 400 V AC.
PolarityNegative (-) ground.
TypeLithium ion (Li-ion).
Number of cells6831
Weight992 lb (450 kg)
OutputHigh voltage: 366V DC.
Low voltage: 13 V DC.
Operating temperatureDriving: -17°C to 50°C (-1°F to 122°F).
Charging: 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F).