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The Roadster accelerates faster than supercars that cost twice as much, yet it produces zero tailpipe emissions and is twice as energy efficient as leading hybrids. It is favoured by Hollywood celebrities, European royalty and trendsetters worldwide.
South African-born CEO-co-founder, Elon Musk states that he's never given a car away for free or at a discount - an amazing situation in the current auto climate. Musk was a co-founder of PayPal and founder of SpaceX, which is building space launch vehicles. Investors in Tesla Motors include the founders of Google and it's the a poster-car of the battery-electric revolution
UK companies that purchase a Roadster benefit from a 100 percent Writing Down Allowance, meaning they can deduct the price of the car from their taxable profits. The Roadster is the only sports car that has ever qualified for a such a tax incentive throughout the UK.
"We hear every day from people who want to start accumulating zero-emission miles – but they don’t want to sacrifice performance and fun,” - Tesla UK
The UK Motor Sport Association now permits electric vehicles to race in official competitions and the Tesla Roadster has already begun collecting trophies at prestigious UK circuits like Goodwood.
|Radical SR Zero electric supercar on The Mall after travelling longest road in the world|
|Delta E-4 Coupe - gull-winged electric prototype - Oxford to London on half a charge|
|Lightning GT prototype does Oxford to London on a single charge|
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|Quentin Willson, Zac Goldsmith & Carl Honore test drive the Tesla Roadster Sport at Eco-Rally 2009|