Odd also when my wife & I pressed our '15 Leaf to top speed.  We reached 94mph, 
but it was completely anti-climatic.  We laughed hard!

> On May 2, 2017, at 1:52 PM, Robert Bruninga via EV <ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote:
> 
> In giving people test drives in my new (2013) volt, I just realizewd
> something.
> 
> 
> 
> I tell people to FLOOR it, even in the neighborhood just to feel the
> acceleration.  But they are very hesitant even though I only want them to
> feel the acceperation for a second or two, not to achieve high speed.
> 
> 
> 
> But we are so used to the NOISE that a gas car makes when we floor it, that
> we are self conscious about the noise and the adverse attention that
> “flooring it” would bring  in an inappropriate situation.
> 
> 
> 
> But with the EV, there is NO NOISE.  So even a bystander would not notice
> particularly…
> 
> 
> 
> Anyway, just an observation about human nature (and how we have unconscious
> conceptions from a century of gas guzzlers that we don’t realize are so
> much a part of us.)
> 
> 
> 
> Bob
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