Gas is expensive; there's simply no way around it. And with prices continuing to climb, it's not a particularly good time to own a large displacement sports car; in fact with gas well into the $1.00 range, it's not a good time to own a sports car, period. But what if you could get all the performance of a Corvette, Porsche 911 or even a BMW M6 without paying a dime at the gas pumps? Well thanks to the genius of the folks at Tesla Motors, you can.
Called the Tesla Roadster, most likely named after the world's most prolific inventor and humanitarian, Nikola Tesla (1856 - 1943; born: Smiljan, Croatia) who once stated "Science is but a perversion of itself unless it has as its ultimate goal the betterment of humanity," this Lotus Elise-like sports car could be the vehicle that blows the conventional sports car off of the tarmac while, in homage to Tesla, doens't harm and therefore benefits the human condition.