Elon Musk promised the upgrade back in August, after responding to a driver’s tweet requesting easier entry and exit in and out of his Tesla.
A software update introduced the Chill Mode, which can be accessed via the on-board infotainment screen. In the software update notification, it says that Chill Mode is ‘ideal for smoother driving and a gentler ride for passengers’.
Miller was named vice president in charge of Ford's staffs group in February 1962 and became Ford’s seventh president in May 1963, succeeding John Dykstra.
In order to stop without skidding, rhythmically pump your foot up and down on the brake pedal. This will essentially replicate what an ABS system does, albeit nowhere near as effectively or quickly. Remember to look where you want the car to go and steer there, and try not to ‘panic freeze’, as you'll simply lock the brakes and have an accident.
"If any car deserves to be in a museum, it's this one," Blackwell says, "for the miles it's gone and the things it's done for me."
"I probably had the most influence on the international side," Miller told Automotive News in 2003. "In the early days of Ford, the overseas [administration] was separate from the U.S. It was run out of New York. It was duplication and very costly. I ... thought that we ought to get rid of the overseas staff and do everything through a single staff in Dearborn. That was really a big decision, but Henry Ford backed me up and we did that."
And the Corvette is on its original 5.7-liter V8 engine, though Blackwell recently had to get the headgasket replaced at around 750,000 miles.
Other features include a high-mounted tow bar that can tow 3,500kg, aluminium under guards and rear differential protector, 18-inch black alloy wheels and Pirelli all-terrain tyres.
• Blind-spot monitor and rear cross-traffic alert
Drivers will be able to tell when the ABS system on their car is activated because when they apply the brakes, brake pedal will pulse rapidly under their foot. Many modern cars have integrated safety systems that will also see the seatbelts tension and even the hazard warning lights activate when under extreme braking.