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Friday, 14 May 2021 16:35

Next-Gen Tesla Roadster Heads to Petersen Auto Museum for 2-Week Exhibit

Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati

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For two weeks, the next-generation Tesla Roadster, a vehicle considered the halo car of production EVs, will be available for viewing at the Petersen Auto Museum in Los Angeles, CA.

The vehicle will be displayed with its predecessor, the original Tesla Roadster, from May 19 to June 2.

 

The Petersen Auto Museum is offering a special “after hours experience” for those interested in viewing Tesla’s next halo car without the hassle of dealing with the day’s usual crowds. The after hours exhibition access runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. PST, and comes with several perks, such as complimentary parking, a special edition lanyard and access to the museum’s second-floor exhibits.
 
Tickets to the “after hours experience” cost $45 each, while general admission tickets cost $16 for adults, $11 for children and $14 for seniors.

 

It should be noted the Roadster’s “after hours” access for May 19 is sold out as of writing. 

 

While the new Tesla Roadster prototype was initially unveiled in 2017, the general public has had a pretty limited number of opportunities to view the vehicle closely. This makes the upcoming exhibit quite exciting, particularly as Tesla is expected to have implemented a number of improvements to the next-generation Roadster since its unveiling. 

 

The new Tesla Roadster is expected to be one of the most capable supercars in the world when released, with its 0-60 mph time of 1.9 seconds, quarter-mile time of 8.8 seconds and top speed of more than 250 mph. The vehicle was also announced with a 620-mile range, thanks to...


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