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Re: Tesla Roadster 2020

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The "OG" roadster had a lot of problems and in many ways served as a "learning project" for Tesla.

I would seriously discourage anyone from getting one these days, because Tesla has mostly abandoned them. E.g. you can only get service-appointments via an app now, but AFAIK there is no app for the roadster...
Of course, that's why I mentioned 2nd car. The one that makes you smile, not the reliable one you need on a cold rainy day. Albeit, Tesla abandoning them had no effect on the sales price, still 70K and up on autoscout.

Electric technology is becoming more common. The skills are being developed by small shops by retrofitting modern technology in classic models (there are dozens of shops like this https://monceau-automobiles.com/models). The ideal donor would be a bricked Tesla OG roadster, scrap the drivetrain components installed by Tesla and install modern components. If it works for a Mercedes from the 1960s, it should work for a car that was originally designed to work with batteries and electric motors. Maybe add a rollcage because electronic security features and airbags quite probably will not work anymore.
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