i3's a bunch of times, e-Golfs, Soul EVs, Bolts, Spark EVs and LEAFs.
Fuel cell cars are full electrics too, so Honda Clarity (gen 1, 2 and 3), Mercedes B-Class F Cell, and Hyundai Santa Fe FCEV.
I’ve driven a couple Model S’s, Bolt, E-Golf, i3, Volt, and need to go drive a Model 3 soon.
We have a Bolt in our fleet-hit the two year mark in March. Such an effortless car to drive—quiet, smooth, torquey, and surprisingly composed in the ride/handling department.
I’d love a Model 3 Performance, but I’d settle for an i3 as a commuter with something fun for the weekends.
Many, and not just cars
I've driven the usual suspects: Leaf, Bolt, M3P (which I couldn't get past the interior of it to actually enjoy the car...).
But I've also driven EV buses, a couple converted trucks, and one electrified tow rig. The latter had quite the launch compared to its diesel counterparts...
I drove Tesla Model S, Chevy Bolt, and leased an i3 for two years. It's kinda hard to see pure electric in Texas, since not everyone has it. I do see a lot of Tesla Model 3s on the road here though, and that's a good sign.
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Where's the "Ban Hawk" option? I've ridden in exactly one fully electric car, a Model S in Montreal a year ago. I called an Uber X, and got a message that an Uber Select had picked up the call at the Uber X price. The Model S was nice, and definitely makes me want to check out the 3 (driver said his wife was on the waiting list for one). Only hangup is I'd need to be able to afford a three pedal toy to go with my Tesla, and that would be a lot of money for. Maybe my next car(s) will be a Tesla and something that pops up on Bring a Trailer, we shall see...
Came super close to buying a P85D but for the money at the time it was still a bit more than I wanted to spend for what it offered. Loved the car overall and honestly after driving the S Series the 3 series seems just cheap/plain, especially the interior which for me is a deal killer. Way to plain. Honestly the dumbest and most rediculous thing about the Tesla 3 series is the steering wheel. It's the cheapest looking/feeling part of the car and once would think with such an item they would make it nice.
Overall the performance is great but so is that of an Audi RS3 or above and those cars come with a visceral experience that is second to none. To me the EV's are like banging a super plain looking girl with a smoking body but she just lays there and does nothing. I'd much rather have a 8/9 chick that knows how to have a great time including making a bit a noise
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I’ve driven the Model S and Model 3, the I3 and the Leaf, and I’ve been driving my Fisker Karma regularly since 2011. I like them all, but I prefer the styling of the Karma.
I like the smooth accel with no shift points, it’s the ultimate in luxurious feel. I like using regen braking because it makes me feel like I’m saving brake pads ;-). And while they don’t all corner sharply, the low center of gravity gives most EVs a very solid, planted feel on nice wide sweepers. Yes, I love EVs and I still love ICE, so I will always have both in the garage, as long as they’ll let me!
Next year I may either be ordering a Taycan or an iPace. I’ve been given a ride in a iPace but haven’t driven it myself. I want to try the Taycan before I decide on anything. The iPace would give me people-hauling capability I am lacking now. And I wish the Taycan just looked a bit more aggressive, like the original renderings.
I’ve driven an i3 and a model S P85D. I hated the interior of the BMW (I’m in the minority on that one), but the driving experience was pretty incredible for both cars. One pedal driving is awesome in town, and the silence of the EV powertrain is nice everywhere. I don’t own any “fast” cars, so my perception of speed is different from others here, but that Tesla was earth shatteringly fast to me.
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