2020 Corvette C8 Automatically Updates Rev Counter After 500 Miles


Open up the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette owner’s manual on page 162 and you’ll discover all the interesting details about the car’s break-in period. For the first 500 miles (805 kilometers), you’re not supposed to rev the V8 engine beyond 4,000 rpm, hence why the digital rev counter transitions from yellow to orange once you go above that mark. The tachometer automatically changes after the mid-engined sports car has covered those 500 miles, with the orange section beginning from 6,000 rpm to let the driver know the 6.2-liter small-block LT2 engine can take the higher rpms with ease.

The owner of a shiny new C8 wanted to show the whole world how the graphics of the digital instrument cluster automatically change after the 500 miles are completed. Technically, Chevy says the break-in period ends after 1,500 miles (2,414 km), but only in the first…

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