It'll be that much easier to test drive a Tesla Roadster in seven cities - New York, Seattle, Chicago, Miami, London, Monaco and Munich - very soon. These cities are where Tesla plans to open its next batch of stores (officially, "Sales & Service Centers") and the first of the batch, New York, Seattle, London and Chicago, should open later this month. As much as possible, Tesla has picked store locations that "quick access to nearby highways and suburbs, giving prospective owners an opportunity to experience Tesla's best-in-class performance under a range of driving conditions." Seems smart.
In related news, a Roadster owner living near San Francisco decided it would be a fun thing to drive to Yosemite National Park. It took some planning to make sure the electric car wouldn't run out of juice during the 400+ mile round trip. The pictures and write-up of the drive are enough to make just about anyone jealous.