Everyone knows that a break-in period is usually advisable after buying a brand new car. In fact, following the break-in suggestions set out by the manufacturer is especially important for performance vehicles, albeit the first thing buyers usually want to do is to wring out the powerful engine, which could potentially damage or decrease the longevity of their high-perfoming (and usually expensive) new ride.
One YouTube user recently picked up his 2015 Corvette Z06 at the National Corvette Museum (NCM) in Bowling Green, Kentucky. After taking delivery of his new Z06 and with only four miles on the odometer, the owner took it to NCM’s brand new Motorsports Park, which is conveniently situated next the museum.
Normally, we’d suggest putting some more miles on the car before tracking it, as we hate to see any desirable performance car like the Z06 be mistreated. But the uploader insists that they weren’t hot laps, but rather just some fun break-in miles while they filmed a TV segment. It’s definitely a healthier way to break the car in than the technique employed by Vengeance Racing, which consisted of converting the rear tires into tar and smoke right in the dealership parking lot. So, watch for yourself: