The All-New Recaro Sportster GT Marks the Latest in Aftermarket Seating Technology

Designed for today’s sport luxury vehicles: Recaro Automotive Seating, the premium brand of Adient, the global leader in automotive seating, unveils the all-new aftermarket seat Sportster GT at NAIAS 2018. With its exclusive new victory design, the sleek lightweight shell fits perfectly into smart interiors and combines the very best of sports and purebred racing seats. This aftermarket product also offers outstanding transferable features for OEM programs.

DETROIT, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — “This seat has a long-standing history as one of the most successful sportive car seats in the world,” says Martin C. Klein, head of Recaro Automotive Seating. At NAIAS 2018, Recaro Automotive Seating will present the redesigned Recaro Sportster GT for today’s top sport luxury automobiles, representing the latest in aftermarket seating technology.

Recaro Sportster GT: With its exclusive new victory design, the sleek shell seat fits perfectly into smart interiors and combines the very best of sports and purebred racing seats.


It features a sleek backrest with Recaro’s victory design and uses advanced performance materials ranging from high-grade leather to sport cloth. The hybrid seat design incorporates the strength of a metal base with an ultra-thin reinforced polymer based backrest. The Sportster GT’s lightweight structure provides Recaro’s world-renowned performance ergonomics and excellent body support. On top of that, the seat also features new performance foam materials to ensure that the look and feel meets the on-road performance – already today Recaro’s aftermarket Sportster GT provides a glance into the future of potential OEM seat applications.

The integrated headrest, belt pass-throughs and pronounced bolstering are reminiscent of racing seats. The Recaro Sportster GT will be offered in five options from April 2018: black cloth, three suede options (red, blue & cloud gray) plus a premium leather and carbon weave fabric.

About Recaro Automotive Seating:
Recaro Automotive Seating is the premium brand of Adient. At seven locations in Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Japan, Mexico, and the USA, we design, manufacture, and market complete seats representative of our core competencies of design, ergonomics, craftsmanship, robustness, lightweight construction, and first-class workmanship, under the brand name Recaro. Recaro Automotive Seating consists of two units: While Recaro Performance Car Seating offers passenger car seats for OEMs and the aftermarket, Recaro Commercial Vehicle Seating focuses on commercial vehicle seats in the OEM and aftermarket segments. Recaro Automotive Seating uses the brand Recaro under a license of the Recaro Holding. For more information, please visit

About Adient:
Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With 85,000 employees operating 238 manufacturing/assembly plants in 34 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing – and into more than 25 million vehicles every year. For more information on Adient, please visit


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