At first glance – especially in dark – you could think you are seeing a Tesla Roadster. Lotus is who manufactured Roadster body. When you see Roadster next to a Lotus you can see design differences in styling.
While this Lotus Elise R owner might disagree. I think they bought the wrong car.
Recorded in Forsyth Illinois November 4th and 6th 2016.
A picture from my one and only ride in a Tesla Roadster Sport January 22 2010 in Chicago Illinois.
Revenge of the Electric Car Executive Producer Stefano Durdic’s Tesla Roadster charging inside Marriott hotel parking garage Normal IL He should now be a proud owner of a Signature Series Model S – per my conversation I had with him at EVening of EVs event in Normal IL ( Thursday January 26th 2012 ).
“Some however carry a number starting with “5” appropriate to the US. Parts were sourced from around the world. The body panels come from French supplier Sotira. These are sent from France to Hethel, U.K., where Tesla contracts with Lotus to build the Roadster’s unique chassis. The Roadster shares roughly 6 percent of its components with the Lotus Elise”
Disclaimer – I am a very minor Tesla Motors stock owner. Unfortunately I didn’t have near the amount of money I wanted to invest in this company. But I do own a few shares.