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  1. the tires have air pressure in them. I purchased a 2010 Acura TSX and the first thing I noticed is both the TMPS warning display and low pressure signal (!) come on every time starting the vehicle. This Acura also has aftermarket rims on it, and 18" instead of the factory 17". I told the dealer about this concern, but he told me the aftermarket rims are what's causing the warning lights to activate. He said the sensor is synchronized with the original factory rims/tire size, thus the aftermarket rims "confuse" the sensor into thinking there is low tire pressure, even though there's not. I find this a bit hard to believe; not many would replace their rims if it meant dealing with a permanent warning light for the duration of that car's life. Is there a way to reset the sensor?
  2. The LaFerrari is powered by both a V12 and electric motor. The V12 pumps out a menacing 800hp, and the HY-KERS electric motor produces an extra 163hp, bringing the total power output to 963hp. The 6262 cc V12 used in the LaFerrari is the most powerful naturally-aspirated engine ever used in a Ferrari road car. Combined torque from both engines is over 663 lb-ft, meaning this car has at least 178 lb-ft of torque more than the Enzo. But what could handle such a powerful heart? How about an F1 dual-clutch gearbox? Yeah, that will do the trick. Also 0-60mph will be accomplished in under 3 seconds. Just thought I’d throw that little tidbit in there, not that that’s an impressive number or anything… All of this power would be no good if this car was a heavy hunk of metal, but did you really think Ferrari would let that happen? The LaFerrari has a bodyshell made entirely of carbon fiber, with some extras thrown in. For example: underneath the driver and passenger, Kevlar is woven into the carbon fiber. What is Kevlar? Oh you know, the stuff that stops bullets. Ferrari plans on building 499 of these beautiful creatures, but sadly all of them have been purchased already. It looks like you may have to wait for one of the owners to get bored of their LaFerrari in order to buy one… But really, do you think anyone is ever going to get bored of this thing? Doubtful. But if they do get bored of it, I'm sure we will see it here on duPont REGISTRY. Details on the LaFerrari (I hate saying "the LaFerrari") are a bit vague in certain areas right now. Ferrari has given us the exciting details, like the performance numbers, engine, and whatnot, but it may be a little bit until we get a full-blown review on this amazing car.
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