Updated: 11/17/2017 01:52 PM | First Published: 11/17/2017 01:37 PM

Elon Musk unveils two Tesla wonders: the Semi Truck and the Roadster

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Elon Musk celebrated the release of his company’s new offering the Semi Truck last night, and surprised the audience with a second-generation Roadster, which was jaw-dropping to say the least. 



Tesla Semi Truck features

Musk boasted of his electric truck’s “zero to 60 in 1.9 seconds” acceleration and a staggering 600 mile range. Fans were excited as Musk explained its several attractive features such as enhanced autopilot, automatic emergency braking, automatic lane keeping and forward collision warning. 

The truck has a low center of gravity which means good handling and minimized rolling over.

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“Reliability is incredibly important. We’re putting massive attention in making this truck incredibly reliable. And that’s why we’re guaranteeing that this truck will not break down for a million miles,” said Musk.

Other benefits include long lasting brake pads, thermo nuclear explosion proof glass, and predictive maintenance.  

The Semi Truck production will begin in 2019 and pre-orders are now available.



To fans’ delight, Musk revealed that the production of Tesla Roadster will begin immediately. “It will be the fastest production car ever made, period,” said the Tesla CEO.

Its maximum speed will be over 250 miles an hour and it will feature a 200 kilowatt hour battery pack. The Tesla Roadster will travel a thousand kilometers in a single charge at highway speed. 

Elon Musk speaking about Tesla Roadster launched in 2008. He has launched several electric cars including Tesla Model 3, Model S, Model S 85D, P85 D and others.

Even Musk, one of the greatest CEOs of our generation, himself seemed amazed at the numbers. "These numbers don't even sound real...but they're real," said Musk.

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Name Elon Musk
Net Worth (USD) $ 16,800,000,000 - Sixteen Billion Eight Hundred Million US Dollars
Place of Birth Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Wife Justine Wilson (2000-08) Talulah Riley (2010-12, 2013-16)
University Queen's University and University of Pennsylvania
High School Pretoria Bots High School
Children Griffin, Xavier, Kai, Saxon, Damion