A newbie experiences EV driving for the first time. In a Tesla.

Well, neither my Chevy Volt or Nissan LEAF came with 'Ludicrous' mode ... but they can both 0-60mph faster than the NHP would tolerate. Nimble. Smooth. Quiet. And, totally a hoot to drive - that's what electric cars are.

 Kaleb Roedel of Northern Nevada Business Weekly prepares to be amazed. Photo by Tom Polikalas of  SWEEP .

Kaleb Roedel of Northern Nevada Business Weekly prepares to be amazed. Photo by Tom Polikalas of SWEEP.

Kaleb Roedel, of Northern Nevada Business Weekly got a taste of why we LOVE our electric cars with Jack Bowers of Reno, and Guy Hall of SacEV.
Want to test a Tesla? I can help you with that. Guy Hall loves any old excuse to drive to Reno. And, Jack Bowers is always pretty keen to let his Tesla 'speak' to you. Snort.

Read on and watch the video. This article just might have you lusting after an electric vehicle sooner rather than later.

 Kaleb straps into the Millennium Falcon ... or rather a Tesla Model X owned by Jack Bowers

Kaleb straps into the Millennium Falcon ... or rather a Tesla Model X owned by Jack Bowers