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Tesla Roadster USA

2008

$1,250,000

VEHICLE DETAILS

VIN SFZRE11B681000005 Year 2008 red x Rear Camera greenCheck Can Jr. Adapter
Transmission Automatic Mileage 62000 Mi | 99779 Km greenCheck Hard Top greenCheck Can Sr. Adapter
Body Type 2 Door Coupe Make Tesla greenCheck Soft Top red x Brake Upgrade
Warranty Guaranteed Operational Model Roadster red x Carbon Fiber Hard Top red x GMC Rebuilt PEM
0-60 MPH 3.9 Seconds Battery Size 53 KW red x 12V Battery Relocation red x Sport Version
Fuel Type 100% Electric Drive Type Rear-wheel Drive greenCheck LED Headlights greenCheck OVMS Upgrade
Exterior Color Fusion Red Range @ 85% 157 Miles | 253 KM red x Infotainment Group red x R80 Battery Pack
Additional Info One of the original first 11 Roadsters built in Hethel UK by Lotus. Carbon Fiber Ext Trim Executive Leather

Vehicle Specifics

This unique Signature VIN #5 Roadster, is one of the first 11 Roadsters 100% assembled by Lotus, at the Hethel UK plant, not in Menlo Park CA, destined for the North American market.

The VIN prefix SFZRE was only used on this limited edition series of Roadsters.

The Menlo Park facility was setup so Tesla could ship empty “Gliders” for final assembly in the US, to avoid the extra costs in shipping drive train components like ESS Batttery Packs, PEMs, and Motors to the UK.

Hethel continued making Roadsters, but shifted to serving only the Europe/Asia/Australian markets, with Menlo Park designated to assemble Roadsters for the North American market.

The ESS Battery Pack in this Roadster was replaced by Tesla around 2015 resolving known engineering issues like bonding plate pop rivet issues.

Legend has it that this car was reserved for Kimbal Musk but it went into private ownership for many years.  Recent contact through an unnamed source indicates this may have been a myth.

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.

Contact us at ev@gruber.com if you would like to buy or sell a Roadster.

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.

OUR STORY

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.

For more details
800 658-5883   X500   or   ev@gruber.com

WARRANTY

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.