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 <email@example.com> 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 > -------------- next part -------------- > An HTML attachment was scrubbed... > URL: > <http://lists.evdl.org/private.cgi/ev-evdl.org/attachments/20170502/16666ef1/attachment.htm> > _______________________________________________ > UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub > http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org > Read EVAngel's EV News at http://evdl.org/evln/ > Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA) > _______________________________________________ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org Read EVAngel's EV News at http://evdl.org/evln/ Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)