Did Tesla make the first electric sports car?

I know there had been other electric cars before the Tesla Roadster, but did Tesla make the first electric sports car?

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Answer provided by
Allison Stone
Answered on Jul 19, 2022
The first Tesla Roadster, which was launched in 2008, was a groundbreaking electric car and was the first all-electric car to get more than 200 miles per charge.
The Roadster was the first mass-produced electric sports car and the first highway legal serial production all-electric car to use lithium-ion battery cells. The debut base model and the Roadster 1.5, which rolled out in 2008, had a top speed of 125 mph and could go from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds.
A second-generation Roadster is in the works for 2023. The brand has teased that the new Roadster will get 620 miles of range, 250 mph top speed, and a starting price of $200,000.
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