RECARO Specialist S, M

The customization
SPECIALIST

It may be the entry model in the RECARO comfort range, but the RECARO Specialist meets exacting requirements. Just like the RECARO Expert, it comes in three seat cushion versions that vary in the length of the seat surface and the height and contours of the side bolsters. Shorter drivers will love the “S” version.

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Upholstery: Avus Cloth Black
RECARO top features
Our product highlights
Backrest adjustment, manual Adjustable headrest Selection of modular seat cushions Backrest release on both sides Paddable lumbar support Backrest adjustment, electric
Easy Access Extendable seat cushion Backrest adjustment, manual Adjustable headrest Selection of modular seat cushions Backrest release on both sides Paddable lumbar support Backrest adjustment, electric
Facts & Numbers
Key figure
80
Additional seat depth (compare S to M, in mm)
475
Shortest seat depth (mm)
  • Feature overview
    Specialist S M
    Comfort
    Paddable lumbar support
    Backrest release on both sides
    Extendable seat cushion
    Backrest adjustment, manual
    Backrest adjustment, electric
    Adjustable headrest
    Easy Access
    Selection of modular seat cushions
    Safety
    Highly fire-resistant upholstery
     Accessories  Options  Standard features
  • Dimensions

    Key for comfort dimensions:
    A: Seat height
    B: Seat width
    C: Seat depth


    Dimensions in inches, all dimensions ±0.4 inch

    NOTES

    (Drawing shows Specialist S)

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: Where can I try sitting in a RECARO seat?

    You can try out RECARO seats in our retail store in Kirchheim/Teck, or at any authorized RECARO dealer or service partner. Prior to visiting an authorized RECARO dealer or service partner, you should contact them to inquire whether they have the seat that interests you on hand for testing. You can find an authorized RECARO dealer or service partner in your area by visiting the Service page of the RECARO website.

    Q: I have back problems. Which RECARO seat do you recommend?

    All RECARO seats are ergonomic seats, suited for people with back problems. To find the perfect seat, we generally recommend that you try our range of seats at one of our RECARO dealers or service partners before purchasing.

    Q: Where can I find an ABE for RECARO seat type XY?

    All the latest versions of ABEs for RECARO seats can be found here.

    Q: Is a "TÜV" approval necessary when installing a RECARO seat?

    Installation of a RECARO seat does always have to be confirmed by a TÜV-member, according to German StVZO, § 19. This has to be confirmed by a separate document, which has to be carried in the car like the ABE. TÜV-registration is mandatory in case of imperative changes (i.e. modifications for disabled persons).

    Q: Is it possible to upgrade the car XY with a RECARO seat?

    RECARO offers seats for a wide range of cars. To find out which RECARO seat fits into your car, please check our baseframe list on the RECARO homepage under downloads.

    Q: Are RECARO seats height-adjustable?

    Yes, but not all of the seats. The RECARO Ergomed ES and RECARO Style Topline XL are height-adjustable.

  • RECARO Seating Training
    Push your bottom as near as possible to the backrest. Adjust the distance from the seat to the pedals so that your knee is slightly bent when the pedals are fully depressed.
    Rest your shoulders as near as possible to the backrest. Set the backrest tilt so that the steering wheel is easy to reach with slightly bent elbows and your shoulders stay in contact when turning the wheel.
    Set the seat height as high as possible for an unobstructed view of all sides and all the instrument panel displays.
    Set the seat cushion tilt so that it is easy to fully depress the pedals. Your thighs should rest gently on the seat cushion without exerting pressure on it. Check the backrest tilt before starting the engine.
    Adjust the extendable seat cushion so that your thighs rest on it to just above the knee. The rule of thumb is two to three fingers’ clearance between the seat edge and the hollow of the knee.
    The lumbar support has been adjusted correctly when it supports the natural curve of your lumbar spine.
    The seat’s side bolsters should fit snugly enough to support your upper body at the side without restricting it.
    If possible, adjust the upper edge of the headrest to the same height as the top of your head. Tilt: The distance to your head should be approx. 2 cm.
RECARO Comfort.
MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME.

RECARO continuously explores new ways to create seats that adapt to the individual shape of the human body for a comfortable driving experience at any time. Our products are a natural extension of the driver and we take great joy in exploring the cutting edge of intuitive seat design, bringing man and machine closer together through a seamless interface of natural interactions.

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Premium quality.
TO THE LAST DETAIL.

RECARO takes pride in its workmanship and traditional handwork during the production process that allows us to deliver products which meet the highest quality standards. We believe in the superior quality and masterly craftsmanship of our products and carefully select only the most precious and top-notch materials for our seats. Even the smallest detail underlines our claim for premium quality!

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RECARO Specialist S, M

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