Elon Musk: Tesla Roadster will be a flying car

Tesla is developing a new generation of sports electric car Roadster, and from time to time there are new details. Earlier it was reported that the car can accelerate to 100 km/h in a record 1.9 seconds and the maximum speed will reach 400 km/h. Elon Musk, known for his crazy on first glance in 2018, told about a certain option package SpaceX, which will be equipped with electric car ten small jet engines, which likely will give him the ability to fly. I think he meant it.


The next mention of a flying Tesla Roadster was seen on Twitter entrepreneur. On message one of the users with the image of a flying car he replied that he was expected by many electric car with sports capabilities will be able to just “something”. Of course, the sides of the Mask took his tweet as a joke, but the owner assured that it was true. In any case, earlier a loud statement of the owner regarding the cars was often true.

He explained that to raise the car in the air will be used a special system of from Space X that is installed on the two rear seats. The official release of the Tesla Roadster is expected in 2020, but it is likely that the output configuration with the jet engines will be delayed. Initially, Elon Musk said that the main objective of reactive equipment is to increase the speed of acceleration and deceleration, and to improve the passage of sharp turns.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 9, 2019

New Tesla Roadster is going to be amazing even without technology SpaceX. He will get an updated design and a battery with a capacity of 200 kWh, which is quite enough for overcoming of 1,000 kilometers. Also Elon Musk mentioned a new mode Augmented Mode, which unlocks previously unavailable ability to control the car.