Recaro has worked with more than 40 automotive manufacturers over the decades and bolted its seats into dozens of cars as factory equipment. Its seats have graced icons like the BMW 2002Tii, Porsche 911, Mercedes-AMG SLS, Shelby Mustang GT350 and Lancia Delta HF Integrale.
What cars have factory RECARO seats?
There are quite a few production cars that have had the privilege of Recaro seats come straight from the factory. Among them are the BMW 2002Tii, the Porsche 911, the Mercedes-AMG SLS, the Shelby Mustang GT350, and the Lancia Delta HF Integrale.
Why did RECARO stop making car seats?
The company was involved in a protracted fight with US safety regulators over its flagship ProRide convertible car seats, finally agreeing to a recall of 100,000+ seats in 2015. Damage to Recaro’s brand and reputation was too much to recover from, according to our analysis.
What is special about RECARO seats?
As the pricing goes up, you also get more features, such as nicer leather, electronically adjustable positions, inflatable lumbar support to get the perfect setting, and even heating and a fan function.
Do RECARO seats fit any car?
A Recaro racing seat will not fit into every make and model of car, so the short answer is no. Recaro makes a wide range of racing seats and each one will fit into a number of different cars, but they will not fit in every single car.
Does WRX have RECARO seats?
Subaru WRX S209 US (2019)
A Japanese car developed exclusively for the American market, it reaches 345 HP with its 2.5 liter turbo-boxer engine. It features RECARO performance seats with silver inserts.
What Mustangs come with RECARO seats?
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
And those irresistible burnouts are all the more enjoyable when you’re sitting in a RECARO performance seat.
Is Recaro still in business?
The Recaro Child Safety GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Marktleugast, which merged with the long-established Storchenmühle company in 2004, ended its business operations on 31 July 2018.
Is Recaro Japanese?
The Germany-based company established a Japanese branch office in Kansai in 1976. Since then, RECARO Japan has also been engaged in the manufacture and sales of automobile seats that places priority on riders’ health and safety. In Japan, the brand name of RECARO tends to be easily associated with sports car seats.
How long are Recaro car seats good for?
All seats have an expiration date – a date that you need to discontinue using the seat so it can continue to work properly in the event of an accident. This seat has an expiration of 6 years from the date of manufacturer. An expiration date of 6 years is typical of many models, especially those that are less expensive.
Do Mustangs have RECARO seats?
The Mustang’s Recaros only offer manual adjustability for the driver with fore/aft, up/down and recline movements. There are even fewer adjustments for the passenger seat, which loses height adjustability compared with the standard seats on the EcoBoost and GT.
Are Recaro Sportster CS seats comfortable?
The RECARO Sportster CS is the perfect combination of comfortable sports seat and pure racing shell. … Many car manufacturers offer the Sportster CS as standard equipment in their high-performance models, such as the Ford Focus RS.
Are RECARO LX seats comfortable?
The seating comfort of the RECARO Classic LX is enhanced by an extendable front seat cushion that helps to relieve strain on the thighs. The combination of structured and breathable cushion material provides optimal climate control, even in extreme temperatures.
Can I put any seats in my car?
The very short and simple answer to this in 99% of cases is no. Each vehicle produced is designed by its manufacturer to work with a specific set or range of seats which they fit in their factory during production. The bolt points, frames and mechanisms will be unique to the vehicle model or its chassis.
Does RECARO make rear seats?
We at RECARO recommend rear-facing travel for your child for as long as possible. In this way, you are providing your child with the highest level of protection in the event of an accident in the car.
Do all seats fit all cars?
Car Seat Compatibility & Fitting Lists. You may be surprised to learn that not all car seats are designed to fit all cars. Furthermore, just because a car seat is of a high quality and considered “safe”, it does not mean it will be safe in every car.