Elon Musk: Tesla Roadster will be the flying car

The company Tesla is developing a new generation of sports electric car Roadster, and while new details emerge about him from time. Earlier it was reported that the vehicle can accelerate to 100 km / h for a record 1, 9 seconds, and the maximum speed will reach 400 km / h. Elon Musk, known for its crazy ideas at first glance, in 2018 spoke of a certain SpaceX options package that will equip electric car by ten small jet engines, which are likely to give him the ability to fly. It seems that he was not kidding.

Elon Musk: Tesla Roadster will be the flying car

The next mention of the flying Tesla Roadster has been seen in the tweet entrepreneur. To post one of the users with the image of a flying car he said he expected many electric car with sporty features will be able to just "something like that." Of course, the interlocutors mask embraced his tweet as a joke, but the businessman assured that this is true. In any case, before the loud statements about the entrepreneur cars often proved true. He explained that in order to raise the car a special system of Space X, installed in place of the two rear seats to be used in the air. The official release of Tesla Roadster is expected in 2020, but there is a possibility that the output configuration with jet engines will be postponed. Initially Elon Musk said that the main task of the jet equipment - to increase the rate of acceleration and deceleration, as well as improved cornering.

The new Roadster will actually do something like this https://t.co/fIsTAYa4x8

- Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 9, 2019

The new Tesla Roadster is going to be amazing even without SpaceX technologies. He has an updated design and a battery capacity of 200 kWh, which would be enough to overcome the 1,000 km route. Elon Musk also mentioned about the new Augmented Mode, which unlocks previously inaccessible driving capabilities.

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