Ever since GM introduced its Efficiency Information Recorder (PDR) in 2014 and finally making it to manufacturing, it has at all times been a useful gizmo for Chevy Corvette homeowners. That is most particularly in the event that they frequent race tracks. It is an effective way to file your efficiency on the observe, which you should utilize to enhance your self and your lap instances.
Apparently, it will also be used to catch those that are usually not licensed to take your automobile for a joyride.
As seen on the video embedded atop this web page, a Corvette C8 proprietor that goes byy the identify Jaysmizle on YouTube simply bought his mid-engine sports activities automobile again from Hendrick’s Chevrolet dealership in California. It got here with unhealthy information, although.
After realizing that his ‘Vette racked up extra miles after the service, the proprietor checked the PDR and found that his C8 was pushed as much as nearly 16 miles by the technicians on the freeway. Worse, the service technicians drove it past a 65 mile-per-hour (105 kilometer-per-hour) pace restrict at one level, reaching speeds of as much as 104 mph (167 km/h).
The video above is type of prolonged, but it surely exhibits the entire period of the joyride achieved by the technicians. The rushing occurred across the 17:48 mark.
Other than the proof of the joyride, it’s also possible to hear the technicians speak trash in regards to the firm and the automobiles they provide, which you’ll be able to catch if you happen to watch the entire video. Additionally, you will hear a whole lot of cursing in Spanish.
Evidently, this should not have occurred given the service slip that the proprietor included within the video. Plus, we do not suppose going over the pace restrict is one thing technicians ought to do even throughout routine on-road checks.