16 Apr '13, 12pm

Worst Thing About The Tesla Model S? Driving Anything Else Afterwards

After 18 months with a Volt and two with a Model S, I am appalled whenever I drive an ICE car. A friend recently bought a BMW 328 and proudly brought it over to let me try it. I couldn't believe how noisy, jerky, and unresponsive it was, lurching awkwardly through the gears. I politely acted as if I liked it, but it was clearly a dinosaur. I can only imagine the sinking hearts of senior management at BMW, Audi, and Mercedes when they take their first drives in a Model S. Too bad the e-car makers (Tesla expected) don't sell performance and responsiveness more. We see polar bears hugging Leaf owners and Volt owners who can't remember how to gas up, but nobody talks about the driving experience. Once you go electric, you can never go back.

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1083551_worst-thing-a...

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