|The 1500 Spitfire was
an evolution from the MkIV.
The biggest improvement was in the seat frames. Recliner meachanisms
were added and later an adjustable headrest.
The GT6 coarse grain vinyl was carried over into the 1500 but then
|back to smooth
on later models. Personally, I think the change is barely noticeable and
was probably made to reduce production costs.
Part-cloth seats were added with a distinctive houndstooth pattern.
Production costs were kept down by using the same foams as the vinyl