This definitely is not your typical take a look at drive. That is as a result of the test-drive automobile is over a decade outdated. Nevertheless, the unique Tesla Roadster is an icon within the EV house. Some will argue it isn’t very unique and never an excellent automotive, and its predecessor might be worlds higher in each manner. Nevertheless, it is a blast to drive, and it deserves a whole lot of credit score for its inspiration.

For hardcore EV followers, and particularly Tesla homeowners, driving the unique Roadster is probably going a dream come true. Come on, we’re speaking concerning the automotive that began all of it. Happily for our good buddy Andy Slye, he received to reap the benefits of the chance lately. 

Slye got here onto the EV scene pretty lately. Over a brief time frame, he ramped up his YouTube channel and arguably made himself considerably of a star within the house. He is pushed loads of Tesla autos, however that is his first rodeo in an unique Roadster.

Whereas most Tesla followers would possible bounce on the prospect to take the Roadster for a spin, Slye is one in all solely a small group of people that really gained a brand new Tesla Roadster. He’ll be ready for the next-generation Roadster for a while, and when you can barely evaluate the unique automotive to the upcoming iteration, it simply is smart to take it for a experience.

The Tesla Roadster cannot match Tesla’s present autos in most areas, however it’s a blast to drive because of its tiny footprint. Suppose super-torquey, all-electric Mazda Miata. It isn’t sensible, however that wasn’t the purpose. For coastal and countryside cruising, it is exhausting to match an all-electric convertible.

Slye takes us for a experience and goes over all the main points, in addition to the way it compares to the upcoming next-gen Roadster. He additionally offers an in-depth write-up concerning the Roadster on his YouTube channel. Slye shares:

“After driving the unique Tesla Roadster it made me much more excited to get the 2nd era Roadster, and I assumed it will be enjoyable to go over a few of the largest variations between the 1st-gen Roadster and 2nd-gen Roadster to essentially get an concept of the innovation that Tesla has proven prior to now decade which is greater than some other automotive producer on the planet.”

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