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Special package for Brabus's Tesla Roadster comes with 18,500 miles worth of electric power

Tuning company Brabus has teamed up with German electricity company RWE to create a ‘Green’ package for the Tesla Roadster.

The package includes a quick charging station for the owner’s garage and more than 18,500 miles worth of electric power, courtesy of RWE: this means that the Tesla Roadster can be fully charged in around six hours for an operating range of up to 220 miles.

See the official pics of the Brabus-tuned Tesla Roadster

Exterior features include carbonfibre splitter, spoiler, LED daytime running lights and 18-inch front and 19-inch rear Monoblock S alloy wheels. On the inside, the interior can be specified in a combination of perforated leather and Alcantara and even with a leather covered floor.

As with Brabus’s previous Tesla examples, the Roadster features sound synthesiser, which can replicate the grunt of a V8 engine, a race car or two futuristic soundscapes, according to the company.

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The Colonel 9 December 2010

Re: 'Free power' with Brabus Tesla

Giving an electric car the sound of a V8 is the same as food pretending to be meat made out of Quorn.

Just wrong.

thebaldgit 9 December 2010

Re: 'Free power' with Brabus Tesla

Free energy with your road car, sounds like some lateral thinking, this is just the thing needed for such a new technology.

TegTypeR 9 December 2010

Re: 'Free power' with Brabus Tesla

Los Angeles wrote:
Mind you, there is something faintly amusing about all that effort going into making a car fly into the horizon ghostly silently only to add a box of hi-fi tricks that causes it to sound like any other car.

Oh don't worry. I am sure some Eurocrat will put a stop to that. Afterall it could almost be enjoyable and "allowed" noises will consist of beeps or birds tweeting.......