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Tesla Roadster – Phoenix, AZ USA




VIN 5YJRE11B681000108 Year 2008 red x Rear Camera greenCheck Can Jr. Adapter
Transmission Automatic Mileage 42074 Mi | 67711 Km greenCheck Hard Top red x Can Sr. Adapter
Body Type 2 Door Coupe Make Tesla greenCheck Soft Top greenCheck Brake Upgrade
Warranty As Is Model Roadster red x Carbon Fiber Hard Top greenCheck GMC Rebuilt PEM
0-60 MPH 3.9 Seconds Battery Size 53 kWh red x 12V Battery Relocation red x Sport Version
Fuel Type 100% Electric C.A.C. 134.81 greenCheck LED Headlights greenCheck OVMS Upgrade
Exterior Color Thunder Gray Range @ 85% 169 Mi / 272 Km red x Infotainment Group red x R80 Battery Pack
Additional Info GMC Rebuilt PEM red x Carbon Fiber Ext Trim red x Executive Leather
red x HID Headlights

Vehicle Specifics


Every Roadster has a story with it, here’s what the owner shared:

My previous car was a 1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT Spyder VR4, and in the mid-2000’s I was ready for a replacement.

I considered a Mercedes SL500, but really didn’t want to buy another gas-guzzler and was looking for something more eco-friendly.

When I heard about the Tesla Roadster, it ticked all the boxes.

I just missed the Signature series, (First 100 Roadsters) but went for the next round and got VIN #108.

I waited 2 1/2 years for the car, and took delivery from the Santa Monica showroom in Dec 2008. (See photo.)

The car became my daily driver for almost four years, until I upgraded to Model S Signature #00061.

I believe my Roadster may have been the very first EV to make the trip down Highway 1 from Big Sur to Cambria, in Oct 2009.

I kept the roadster garaged and in excellent condition until 2022, when it went to Gruber Motors for some work on various components and upgrades.

Only selling now because my current family life makes it impractical to keep, but I’ve loved every moment of ownership!

–  OUR TAKE  –

This Roadster has just completed a full PEM rebuild and upgrade, replacing all wear components and resolving all engineering issues.
A complete thermal management upgrade was performed including PEM fan replacement, ESS coolant pump.
The deteriorating ABS plastic cooling fan plenum mount assembly was replaced and upgraded to carbon fiber.
All four TPMS sensors were replaced.
The stock lug nuts were replaced with fresh zinc plated sets, and the locking lug nut was retired.
The rear trunk lift struts were replaced.
The stock headlights were rebuilt and converted to LED.
Open Vehicle Management System (OVMS) was installed.
The interior of the hard top was reupholstered.
Aged PPF was removed.
The stock brakes were replaced with performance Titanium Dave brake package by Executive Motorwerkz in LA.
The motor and transmission were both replaced with remanufactured components (Gearbox by Medlock, and Motor by Executive Motorwerkz)

(Being at Gruber Motors, this Roadster benefitted from a number of additional upgrades, and deferred maintenance items resolved, which at the asking price, makes this an outstanding bargain)

Gruber Motor Company offers Tesla Roadster matchmaking services. We unite sellers with buyers, and offer this service free of charge. Our Tesla fan and customer data base is extensive, and we maintain a growing list of “want to buy” contacts. Between our social media exposure, Our YouTube Channel – and growing Website traffic, we have been highly successful placing Roadsters into the hands of appreciative new Tesla Roadster owners.


Gruber Motor Company specializes in Tesla vehicle service, engineering, aftermarket products & services, and Tesla vehicle restoration.  Starting with the the legendary and iconic Tesla Roadster, an aging fleet for which we have developed advanced levels of support, services, and products, our acquired skills are instrumental in keeping these cars on the road. 

Recognized by Tesla as a legacy parts supply partner, and our history of sharing our Roadster related re-engineering findings, has resulted in a bi-directional collaboration, all geared towards providing increased levels of support for the Roadster owner community.

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The Vehicle is sold "as is," and the Seller makes no express or implied warranties as to the condition or performance of the vehicle other than what is described in the Vehicle Specifics section.