Detroit Symphony Orchestra to provide musical alerts for new Lincoln Aviator

Posted at 7:12 AM, Nov 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-05 11:27:14-05

Fans of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will hear a familiar sound when behind the wheel of the all-new Lincoln Aviator.

The automaker is teaming up with the orchestra to redesign the vehicle's alert system.

The new chimes will serve as alerts for about 25 features in the vehicles for everything from an open fuel door to an unbuckled seat belt are now symphonic in the new vehicle. 

Three levels of informational chimes – non-critical, soft-warning and hard-warning – will provide distinct musical alerts for about 25 features in the vehicle.

"Aviator represents the true vision of the Lincoln brand," said David Woodhouse, design director, The Lincoln Motor Company. "With a look this striking, we needed to have sounds that matched the beauty of this vehicle."