A Smart Alternative to Boring Cars: Our 2016 Nissan Leaf Impressions

2016 Nissan Leaf SL

There are no falcon doors, there is no Ludicrous Mode, and the company isn’t run by a man fashioning himself after Tony Stark. The center console isn’t comprised of a mega-iPad, and there are no rear-facing jump seats in the trunk. The Nissan Leaf is no Tesla Model S—a brilliant car, made by a fascinating company, and the first image to come to mind when one thinks of electric cars. But in the end, the Leaf may be more likely to succeed.

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Best Videos of the Week: The Squirrel, Transformers 3, Marathon Bridge

Lucky squirrel Lamborghini

This week has been particularly good for the car-video obsessed folks among us.

It’s also been particularly good for a squirrel that decided to play chicken with a Lamborghini approaching at full bore. We’ve all seen squirrels attempt Frogger-like suicide runs across busy suburban streets and end up flat in the middle of the road.

So how can a manic run across a track turn out well for the little guy in the video below? Who knows… but he’s definitely earned the title of Luckiest Squirrel in the World.

Follow the jump for that video and more!

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