Tach turns bright red at 7K+

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This past weekend, I had the opportunity to floor my A10 2018 GT while going 65mph. This event took place at night and I have the analog dash set up. The motor shot up to 7K+ rpms and the tach went from blue to bright red which I never experienced before. As the tranny upshifted, the tach dropped back and returned to normal blue color and the car accelerated like a rocket. I never knew that Ford put this feature in our cars until now. I did not hit the rev limiter during this pull.

 

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Yeah the first time mine did that I let off the throttle thinking I had done something lol. I think mine comes in even earlier than that since the Canadian versions have the wrong tack with a lower RPM limit.
 

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I believe they have been doing that since 2011ish if I’m not mistaken.
I know my 2012 did that.
 

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I like that feature a lot . Feels like it just adds that cinematic to enhance the driving experience!
 


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You can set the shift light to also light up bars across the top of the cluster. I use that instead since it's easier to see in my peripheral vision.

 

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Ive noticed it like once. I set a tone for 6500 so when I hear beep, its like oh yeah time to shift.
 

 
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