MASTER OF LIGHTNING | THE TESLA ROADSTER @VULCAN MOTOR CLUB

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Vulcan introduced two new members into the fleet this week– The Tesla Roadster & The Lamborghini LP560-4.  I’ll be honest, I was ready to HATE the Tesla.  It just doesn’t resonate with what I love about cars– combustion, rumble, torque, balls.  After a little coaxing I decided to hop in her and go for a quick spin– what a trip.  First off, you can’t even hear it start.  Secondly, the controls are very bare bones and simple– Drive, Neutral, Reverse.  There are no gears to shift– it’s a motor that just keeps winding, so it accelerates smooth as glass & fast as lightning (0-60 in 3.9 seconds).  It was a blast, and the fact that it’s in a beautiful British racing green made a lot of sense– it’s a green car, no fossil fuel consumption & no emissions.  Just a trunk full of laptop batteries and a motor wrapped in a tight Lotus designed, all carbon fiber body, that screams when you step on the pedal.  Pretty cool– but I’ll stick to the Cobra just the same. Old School.

Oh, I totally have to give my buddy Nick Maggio major props for inspiring me with his wicked photography– I’m a devoted disciple.  I’m definitely no Nick, but I’m having a blast.  Thanks bud.

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Tesla Roadster

Vulcan Motor Club's Tesla Roadster-- Green Machine

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