Tesla Roadster Unveiled

Check out images of the new Tesla Roadster prototype.

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Tesla Motors CEO, Chairman and Product Architect Elon Musk (left) and chief designer Franz von Holzhausen, pose for photos at the unveiling of the Tesla Model S all-electric 5-door sedan.
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Journalists crowd around the prototype Tesla Model S all-electric 5-door sedan after its unveiling in Hawthorne, Calif.
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The sedan has a pretty slick touch-screen control panel.
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Musk takes the new ride for a spin.
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The earliest you could fork over the $50,000 to own the Model S, after accounting for a $7,500 federal tax credit for electric vehicles, is 2011.
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The car is powered by a massive lithium-ion battery pack -- the same technology in laptop computers and cell phones -- composed of 6,831 individual cells.
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After a four-hour charge, the car has a range of about 220 miles, explained Joe Powers, the company's northeast sales manager.
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