Tesla Car at SpaceX Facility, El Segundo, California, 2008

Summary

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, developed (and owns) this electric-powered Tesla Roadster pictured here. This electric-powered vehicle has the ability to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and can travel 245 miles on a single charge. It is arguably the first viable production electric car of the modern era.

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, developed (and owns) this electric-powered Tesla Roadster pictured here. This electric-powered vehicle has the ability to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and can travel 245 miles on a single charge. It is arguably the first viable production electric car of the modern era.

Artifact

Digital photograph

Subject Date

26 June 2008

Creators

Andonian, Michelle 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Michelle Andonian.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2008.109.3.174

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Elon Musk.

Technique

Digital photography (Digital camera)

Color

Multicolored

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