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2012 Tesla Roadster
Sport RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$138,995
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2012 Tesla Roadster
Sport RWD
No Expert Reviews
2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The BMW i8 Coupe is instantly recognizable by its striking design: the scissor doors, the flowing, two-tone body, and the futuristic interior. It skips the 2018 model year and heads st...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2012 Tesla Roadster
Sport RWD
No User Reviews
2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD
writes:
ماناناتن
5
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT C Roadster RWD worse.
"Because it is fast"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT C Roadster RWD worse.
"the power"

Specs

2012 Tesla Roadster
Sport RWD
2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
68 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
70 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 11.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Cylinders --
3 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
9.5:1
Displacement --
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 4 seats
Front Legroom -- 43.1 in
Back Legroom -- 28.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 4.7 cu ft
Exterior
Length -- 184.6 in
Width -- 87.3 in
Height -- 50.9 in
Wheelbase -- 110.2 in

Available Options

2012 Tesla Roadster
Sport RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Brilliant Yellow
  • Electric Blue
  • Fusion Red
  • Glacier Blue
  • Jet Black
  • Lightning Green
  • Obsidian Black
  • Racing Green
  • Radiant Red
  • Sterling Silver
  • Thunder Gray
  • Twilight Blue
  • Very Orange

Option Packages

  • Body Color Carbon Fiber Hard Top
  • Clear Coat Carbon Fiber Body Accents
  • Clearcoat Carbon Fiber Hard Top
  • Executive Leather & Carbon Fiber PKG
  • Executive Leather PKG
  • High Power Connector
  • Infotainment Group
  • Paint Armor
  • Premium Leather PKG
  • Universal Charging Connector
  • Winter Wheel & Tire PKG W/Cast Wheels
  • Winter Wheel & Tire PKG W/Forged Black Wheels
  • Winter Wheel & Tire PKG W/Forged Silver Wheels
  • Metallic Paint
  • Premium Paint
2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic W/BMW I Frozen Blue
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent
  • E-Copper Metallic W/Frozen Grey Accent
  • Individual DONINGTON Grey Met W/Frozen Grey Accent
  • SOPHISTO Gray Metallic W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • SOPHISTO Gray Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent

Option Packages

  • Tera World
  • Tera World Copper
  • Aerodynamic Kit
  • Icon Adaptive Led Headlights W/LASERLIGHT

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