New driver in the family? Make sure your dashboard is prepared…

July 5, 2012 | By Abraham | 13 comments

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  1. Tristan says:

    2500 RPM is a little low… That could be dangerous actually. A new driver should learn the finer points of acceleration, including what the use of full acceleration feels like. Personally, I shift at 3000 usually (to be nice on my engine as it is getting older). But I definitely go above that when I need to accelerate more quickly. It’s possible to drive like this but it’s not good for learning or anything…

      1. Tristan says:

        Doesn’t negate the point that there are times that require you to go over 2500 RPM and that people should learn how the car behaves when doing so.

        1. JJES says:

          Do they really need to start putting disclaimers on these things or will people stop being to stupid to realize when something is supposed to be funny? My guess is … disclaimers. Kind of like the coffee cups that say “Be careful-hot liquid”. There sure are alot of stupid people around (or, at least, lots of people with NO sense of humor).

          1. Tristan says:

            I get the humour… Not denying that… I don’t get how you somehow got that I don’t have a sense of humour out of that…

  2. dougo says:

    we’re not actually allowed to drive any faster than 65mph anyway (or maybe 70? – 110km/h limit in Australia). stupid companies putting the gauges up to 140mph 225km/h – like my car will ever legally (let alone physically!) do that.

    and like others i don’t get the tachometer. but it’s a joke.

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