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2008 Tesla Roadster (v1.5) with factory warranty - No Longer Available

supersnoop

Tesla Roadster #334
Mar 24, 2014
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2008 Tesla Roadster (v1.5) with factory warranty

Alright TMC friends; I'm considering selling this great little Roadster. I've listed it on a few sites so far, but figured the folks here could give me some pointers. Even if you aren't interested in purchasing, please let me know if I've missed any important information or if the price is too high. I think it's pretty reasonable with the condition of the battery and the CPO warranty, so hopefully I'm not too far off.

This 2008 Tesla Roadster is "Glacier" blue with a tan interior and black soft top. It's a blast to drive, and turns heads everywhere it goes.

The extended "CPO" warranty is good until October 1, 2016 and covers everything the original factory warranty covered, including the battery. I've confirmed with Tesla that the warranty is transferable to a new owner.

The car does have "paint armor" all around, although there is a blemish on the front bumper where the front licence plate adapter mounts.

All four tires are Yokohama AD07's. The fronts have plenty of tread and the rear tires are brand new, just replaced at the Tesla service center where the car also received a "courtesy inspection" with no issues found.

The stereo has been upgraded with the factory optional single-DIN navigation model. This includes bluetooth and SiriusXM satellite radio. The original stereo will also be included.

About the battery:
The battery was replaced under the existing warranty in January due to some minor warning message. The car still ran and charged fine, but I guess replacing it was easiest for Tesla. The replacement battery seems exceedingly healthy.

People often ask "how many miles does it charge to?" Unfortunately, that's a loaded question because the miles can vary based on voltage and amperage of the charge. The only consistent value for determining battery health is the Calculated Amp-hour Capacity, or CAC, which the car measures over time. This battery is currently measured at 155 on a scale that goes to 160 for a brand new battery. Most cars of this age and mileage would be about ten points lower. But, for those who are curious, at 240V/30A, a standard charge results in 184 miles, and 190 miles as 120V/12A.

The car does come with the soft top and soft-top storage bag.
It includes the MC240 charging adatper, which uses a NEMA 14-50 plug (typically known as an "RV" plug) and charges at 30 amps
It also includes an "MC120" charging adapter, which uses a normal 110v outlet and charges up to 15 amps.
I'm also including an original Tesla J1772 adapter cable, which will allow you to use many public charging stations.

* The car is currently being driven on a regular basis, so mileage may increase slightly over time. Mileage is currently 32,937.

I am available to show the car in the greater Austin, Texas area, and the DFW area on occasion. I'm happy to coordinate with any shipping company you arrange, but full payment must be made before I turn over the keys.

List Date: 11/16/2015

For more info, click here to view the original listing: 2008 Tesla Roadster (v1.5) with factory warranty
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supersnoop

Tesla Roadster #334
Mar 24, 2014
1,111
222
Pflugerville
I must have hit that magic price point where nobody could complain, but nobody was interested, either. So, I've dropped the price a little to generate some interest.
 

supersnoop

Tesla Roadster #334
Mar 24, 2014
1,111
222
Pflugerville
New rear tires, Yokohama Neova AD07's, we installed yesterday at the Tesla service center in Austin, where they did a courtesy inspection and found no problems.
 

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