And I'd forgotten the (1/11) Fox review that is linked, is actually, fairly accurate, and includes a comment, that the LEAF IMO, deserves, but rarely receives.
...it’s the handling that’s the real surprise. This thing is actually a bit of a kick on twisty roads. The position of the 660-pound battery pack low and to the rear of the car gives the Leaf a BMW-like near 50/50 weight distribution that helps it devour sharp turns and traffic circles, even if the fuel-efficient low-rolling resistance tires limit its ultimate abilities. It’s just a matter of time before some intrepid early adopter replaces the Bridgestone Ecopia rubber with a set of sticky Potenzas and wins a couple of autocross trophies...
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2011/01/ ... ssan-leaf/
You have to wonder, why the FOX memo never went out, to highlight the links between the LEAF, and the Kenyan-Socialist-anti-American-EV conspiracy?