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2008 Tesla Roadster
Debut Series New Models
Produced 2008 - Present
Designer Phil Riehlman
Number L9941
Tesla Roadster


Description

The 2008 Tesla Roadster is a Hot Wheels casting based on the production car of the same name, debuting in the 2008 New Models. The Tesla Roadster is an all-electric sports car produced by the electric car firm Tesla Motors.

Since 2018-02-06 a Hot Wheels Roadster sits on the dashboard of the real model in space on orbital trajectory between the asteroid belt and Earth. It is part of a mass simulator for the first lauch of SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket and could be seen on live footage. This toy car therefore will travel more miles than any real one existing except the one it's attached to.

Original Tool Versions

The 2008 Tesla Roadster has come out in the following 1/64th scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color Window Color Interior Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
026 / 196
026 / 172
2008 New Models 26/40 Electric Blue Trim Details Black / Plastic Light Smoke Black 10SP L9941 Malaysia Card Versions: Base and 40th Anniversary
Date Code(s):
08 Tesla AGENTAIR2
026 / 196
026 / 172
2008 New Models 26/40 Metallic Watermelon Trim Details Black / Plastic Light Smoke Saddle Brown 10SP L9941 Malaysia Card Versions: Base and 40th Anniversary.
Date Code(s): A32
08 Tesla AGENTAIR
026 / 196 2008 New Models 26/40 Metalflake Silver Trim Details / Logo on hood Black / Plastic Light Smoke Black 10SP L9941 Malaysia Card Versions: Base and Snowflake.
Date Code(s): A49, B02
Tesla Silver
3 / 8 2009 Valentine's Day Cars Metalflake Steel Blue Trim Details Black / Plastic Light Smoke Black 10SP N8576 Malaysia Wal-Mart Exclusive
Date Code(s):
TeslaRoadster VDay Wal
2 / 6 2009 Valentine's Day Cars Orange Trim Details Black / Plastic Light Smoke Black 10SP N8295, K4305-0919 Malaysia Target Exclusive, sealed as part of 6 pack, each car has its own card, without hanger.
Date Code(s):
Target Tesla
N/A 2010 Speed Machines Orange Trim Details Black / Plastic Tinted Black Chrome rim, Black CM6 R8508 Malaysia Date Code(s): TeslaRoadster speed1
N/A 2010 Earth Day Metallic Green Trim Details Black / Plastic Tinted Black 10SP V1415 Malaysia Wal-Mart Eggsclusive Chase
Date Code(s):
TeslaRoadster EarthDay
N/A 2011 Speed Machines Metallic Blue Trim Details Black / Plastic Clear Black Chrome rim, Gray CM6 T4439 Thailand Date Code(s): 2008 Tesla Roadster.Speed Machines blue 2012
67 / 244 2011 Track Stars
2/15
Metalflake Green Trim Details Black / Plastic Tinted Gray Black Chrome rim, Black PR5 T9752 Malaysia Date Code(s): C30, C31, C43, C47, C50, C51 Tesla roadster green 2011
- 2013 Speed Machines Metalflake Dark Blue Tesla emblem on front, Silver 'Tesla' on rear, Black stripe on top Black / Plastic Clear Black OH5SP T4439 Thailand Date Code(s): F03 Tesla Roadster package front
6 / 6 2013 HW Showroom Mission Madness Dark Grey, grey and green stripes across top Trim Details / Logo on hood Black / Plastic Clear Grey Greenline PR5 BGJ68 Malaysia Kroger exclusive, scavenger hunt. Released internationally in Mystery Models series.
Date Code(s): F39
Tesla Roadster, 2013 HW Showtoom
40 / 48 2013 Mystery Models Dark Grey Trim Details / Logo on hood Black / Plastic Clear Grey Greenline PR5 BBM45 Malaysia Date Code(s): F39 Tesla Roadster, 2013 Mystery Models
31 / 32 2014 HW Road Trippin' Metalflake Blue Trim Details/Logo on sides Black / Plastic Clear Black Chrome Spoke PR5 BDK84 Malaysia Date Code(s): G29 2014-12-06 22.11.37
241 / 250 2016 HW Green Speed
1/5
Red Black & Silver designs on hood & trunk Black / Plastic Tinted (Black) Black TRAP5 DHT28 Malaysia Card Versions: Base and Target Exclusive Snowflake card.
Date Code(s): H30, H33
HW Tesla-Roadster 2016 Red DSCF6772
241 / 120 2016 HW Green Speed
1/5
Spectraflame Dark Red Black & Silver stripes across top, painted taillights, HW logo on trunk, 'Tesla' on rear Black / Plastic Tinted (Black) Black RR5SP DHT90 Malaysia Super Treasure Hunt
Date Code(s): H29
HW Green Speed - 2016 - Tesla Roadster THTeslaRoadsterDHT90
2019 HWs / Tesla: Greetings From Space Metallic Red "Tesla" and Tesla Logo Black/Plastic Clear Black RA6 GFJ71 Malaysia Date Code(s): L29, L31 Tesla Roadster. Greeting From Space

Modified Tool Versions

The Tesla Roadster with Starman has come out in the following 1/64th scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color Window Color Interior Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
109

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250

2019 HW Space Metallic Red Tesla logo on hood, "Tesla Roadster Sport" & trim detail on rear Black/Plastic Clear Black/White Black RA6 FYD29 Malaysia Date Codes: L44, L50 08-tesla-roadster-starman-19-hw-space-topr-1200pxotd

2008-card

From the back of the 2008-card:

Born: 2008
Birthplace: San Carlos, CA, USA
Designer: Tesla Motors
Specialty: With a top speed of 125 mph, this high performance electric sports car requires no gas and was made for zero emission, high speed cruising.

2013-card

From the back of the 2013 Speed Machines-card:

MAX. SPEED 125 mph [201 km/h]
MAX. POWER 288 hp
0-100 3.9 sec

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