Tuesday – Are You Sitting Comfortably?


Good, then I’ll begin. It’s like this – I really miss Saabs. Not because they were that good after GM got involved but because they made bloody good seats.

I once wrote a feature for the Sunday Times about the best seats in cars and spoke to various boffins involved with the lower back and good posture. They all drove Saabs and thought Volvo were excellent too.

We are all different shapes, so car seat designers are on a hiding to nothing when they try and make a seat that suits all. I’m 5ft 10ins and weight 11 stone – Joe average, I would have thought.

However, try as I might, I step out of the IS300 after a 30-minute journey and have to stretch my back. The seats don’t support my lower back and the elusive ‘G-spot’ of a good seat is missing.

I’m stretching myself now, just thinking about…

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