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    Tesla Reveals Super-Speedy New Sports Car

    You could be gone in 1.9 seconds. That how long it takes to get from 0 to 60 mph in Tesla’s $200,000 electric Roadster, announced unexpectedly at an event ostensibly meant to unveil a new electric semi truck. It’s a revival of Tesla’s first car, only bigger and zippier, with top speeds of 250 mph rivaling the fastest mass-produced cars. Critics warn that Tesla’s got a history of overpromising — but that hasn’t deterred some drivers from paying $50,000 to join the waiting list for the Roadster’s planned 2020 release.

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