Check out this short article titled “Car Seat Folds Back to Make Lounge,” which was published in a 1931 issue of Popular Science magazine. It lists every possible use for the reclining seat, except for what most people probably used it for…
Overnight comfort for auto tourists is provided in a recent body style supplied with a popular make of light motor car. The back rest of the front seat folds back until it connects with the rear seat, making a comfortable bed or lounge. This novel body design is expected to prove a convenience to motorists who have to make long drives through regions where hotel accommodations or tourist camps are scarce.
It can also be used by an invalid who needs a daily ride, and in an emergency would serve as an ambulance in rushing an injured person to the hospital.
No one used it for a little “boom boom” at Make Out Point? Alas, those were more innocent times.
Here’s the original article:
Isn’t it amazing to see how far in-cabin technology has advanced?