Wow! Lust factor=10

This is a sports car I would love to own.

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The Tesla Roadster does 0-60 in 4 seconds, top speed 130mph and—get this—zero emissions.

It’s a high-performance electric car that you plug in at night. Full charge in 3.5 hours, 200 to 250 mile range, 135 miles per gallon equivalent, 1 cent a mile. Not bad at all, but this is what makes it drool worthy ...

“You see any cops?” Eberhard asks, shooting me a mischievous look. The car is vibrating, ready to launch. I’m the first journalist to get a ride. He releases the brake and my head snaps back. One-one-thousand: I get a floating feeling, like going over the falls in a roller coaster. Two-one-thousand: The world tunnels, the trees blur. Three-one-thousand: We hit 60 miles per hour. Eberhard brakes. We’re at a standstill again—elapsed time, nine seconds. When potential buyers get a look at the vehicle this summer, it will be among the quickest production cars in the world.

It’s amazing what you can do with 6,831 lithium-ion cells.