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Selected Style 2010 Smart fortwo electric drive 2-Door Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible N/A N/A N/A $109,000
2-Door Convertible Sport N/A N/A N/A $128,500
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Invoice Price
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$109,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$1817 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Tesla Roadster provides spectacular performance and handling in a classic open two-seater with a green tinge, but the speedy driving it elicits can cut range to well under 200 miles.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 26.0
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 36.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 44.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0
Wheelbase (in) 92.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 155.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3
Steering Type Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size 175/55R16
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 225/45R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2723
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 248 @ 14000
Engine Type Electric Pwr
Fuel System NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 276 @ 0-4500
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 1
Summary
Vehicle Name Tesla Roadster
Body Style 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
 
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