I pulled away from the dealer's charging station, turned right into heavy traffic and began my all-electric adventure! 21 miles to home on a mix of back roads and highway, and the car is everything I expected it to be and more. I forgot to put on Eco Mode and managed 2.8 miles/kwh on a beautiful, 70-degree day in Massachusetts.
The car is "naked" without the decals. It was one of the stipulations of purchase -- "too geeky", She said. After 18 years of marriage, you generally know when you're getting a good bargain.
And now the car is tucked in for the night, sipping from the charger, gearing up for the daily 50 mile, round-trip grind down RT2 to RT128 in Boston.....I can't wait!