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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.

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.(© RECARO Automotive Seating)

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.(© RECARO Automotive Seating)

RECARO Sportster GT (© RECARO Automotive Seating)

RECARO Sportster GT (© RECARO Automotive Seating)

Detroit, Michigan, January 18, 2018. – “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.

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.