Running-in

Tyres

WARNING:
New tyres need to be run-in for approximately 500 kilometres (300 miles). During this time, you may experience different driving characteristics.

Brakes and clutch

WARNING:
Avoid heavy use of the brakes and clutch if possible for the first 150 kilometres (100 miles) in town and for the first 1 500 kilometres (1 000 miles) on motorways.

Engine

CAUTION:
Avoid driving too fast during the first 1 500 kilometres (1 000 miles). Vary your speed frequently and change up through the gears early. Do not labour the engine.

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