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2020 Lincoln Aviator Seats Are Herman Miller Designed

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The 2020 Lincoln Aviator is one of the SUVs that is helping to turn things around for Lincoln with its beautiful design and luxurious interior. Sales for the 2020 Lincoln Aviator kicked off last month. Lincoln is talking up some of the luxurious touches the 2020 Lincoln Aviator offers, and one of them is the 30-position seats.

One of the hallmarks of the 2020 Lincoln Aviator is the luxurious interior with the 30-position seats inside. Lincoln is talking about the seats in the SUV and that they were a collaboration between the automaker and furniture maker Herman Miller. When Herman Miller’s chief engineer for new product development, John Aldrich, was asked where buyers would see the influence of Herman Miller in the Aviator he points to the seat bolsters.

Aldrich says that the bolsters adjust flatter when the car isn’t moving to make it easier for people to get in and out of the vehicle. When the Aviator is being driven down a curvy country road, the bolsters become more prominent to keep the driver and passenger in place. The bolsters going flat when the car is stopped also reduces wear on a major wear point of cars, the left bolster that is rubbed every time the driver gets in and out.

The seats also have an upper thoracic adjustment that helps make the neck more comfortable on longer drives. The 2020 Aviator also has an adaptive suspension system that reads the road ahead and adjusts the ride for comfort. The collaboration with Herman Miller on the seats is part of a bigger push by Lincoln to ensure that its vehicles stand out from the crowd. Other high-end brands that Lincon has partnered with for the SUV include Bose, Bang and Olufsen, Revel, and Meridian.

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  1. Mike Loy

    Drove the aviator today. Was about to purchase it but after test drive the seat width across the back is horrible. Should be very comfortable but felt cramped and restrained. Too bad, they have lost a sale

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