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Tesla Roadster runs 313 miles on a charge in Global Green Challenge

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Oct 27th, 2009 at 7:03PM

It's no secret that how you drive has as much – or more – influence on a vehicle's efficiency than any technology. Case in point is this week's Global Green Challenge in Australia. Simon Hackett shipped his 2008 Tesla Roadster down under for the event and proceeded to set a new world record for a production battery-powered vehicle. Hackett and co-driver Emilis Prelgauskas managed to squeeze 313 miles out of the lithium ion battery pack of the Roadster. As the drivers crossed the finish, approximately three miles was left on the charge at the end of the run south from Alice... Read More

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