Tesla unveils semi truck and new roadster

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LOS ANGELES (KOLO) - Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s new semi-truck Thursday. Then Tesla announced a new roadster, which Tesla says will go from zero to 60 in 1.9 seconds, has a top speed of 250 mph and has a 620-mile range.

A photograph of Tesla's new roadster. Photo by Tesla.

The new Roaster seats four and costs at least $200,000.

Musk said the semi will have a range of 500 miles with a full load and casn get a 400-mile charge in 30 minutes.

Without a trailer, the Tesla Semi goes from zero to 60 mph in five seconds, compared to 15 seconds in a comparable diesel truck, Tesla said, and does zero to 60 mph in 20 seconds with a full 80,000-pound load. It climbs a 5 percent grade at a steady 65 mph

Tesla said it is a safer truck as well.