This new fool article touts the BMW i3 as a serious trouble for Tesla: BMW's New Electric Car Just Became a Major Problem I know the i3 is lease only. But can someone helps (creatively) so I can test drive it? Any i3 'owner' willing to give me a spin? In return, you can have as much fun as you like with my still pristine Model S. I know it can be done! I once went to Atlanta, where there is no store or service center, and yet I was able to get a Model S owner, who did not know me at all, to give me and my brother a spin. Well that is another fascinating story that I can share it in other occasion.