You Have to Break-in a New Car

Mark Basili of Pfaff Tuning, the customization division of Pfaff Automotive, educates me on why.

Short answer – to protect the piston rings. For the first 1,500 – 3,000 kms use a relaxed driving style, nothing too aggressive but not so far as babying it – giving it the occasional punch is good.

Read it online at Autonet.

Favourite line:

There are no fail safes in place. It all comes down to the human driving it – so make sure to protect the massive investment you just made.


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