In the latest episode of Jay Leno’s garage, the King of Late Night was presented with the2010 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5 . The electric roadster is powered by an electric motor (obviously) that delivers around 295 lb-ft of torque to the wheels via a single-speed transmission. The Tesla may carry an electric motor, but that doesn’t mean it can’t produce some incredible performance numbers. In fact, the Roadster Sport can make the 0 to 60 mph sprint in 3.7 seconds.
Compared to a standard Roadster , the Sport 2.5 version receives a new look including a new front fascia with diffusing vents and a rear diffuser reflecting the future of Tesla design. The roadster also receives new seats with improved comfort, larger more supportive bolsters, a new lumbar support system, and improved interior sound reduction with a new front fender liner material that makes the cabin even quieter.
Check out the two videos to see what Jay Leno had to say about the electric roadster.
Part 2 after the jump.