In 2011, we published an article lamenting the imminent death of the front bench seat. Three years later the Chevrolet Impala, the last U.S. sedan with a front bench seat, was redesigned with two front buckets and no bench option. Jalopnik recently published an article explaining why the classic seat is no more. It's a must-read for all automotive history buffs. … [Read more...] about What Killed the Front Bench Seat?
Check out the custom wraparound bench seat in this 1967 Oldsmobile Toronado 70-X built by world-famous hotrodder George Barris. … [Read more...] about 1967 Oldsmobile Toronado Wrap Seat
In 1984, Nuccio Bertone of now-defunct Italian automaker Gruppo Bertone sought to conquer the U.S. market with the introduction of a concept sports car he dubbed the Ramarro — Italian for "green lizard." … [Read more...] about Photo: 1984 Bertone Ramarro Bench Seat
This Cadillac-inspired 1932 Ford 3W seat was trimmed by none other than Sid Chavers of Sid Chavers Company in Santa Clara, California — and posted to his Instagram account, where you can see more of his gorgeous work by following @SidChavers. … [Read more...] about Photo: Cadillac-Inspired ’32 Ford Bench Seat
Although most people prefer their hot rods to have front bucket seats and a center console, many muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s came equipped with front bench seats — including, believe it or not, the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang. … [Read more...] about Camaro and Mustang Front Bench Seats?