RECARO Pro Racer SPG & SPG XL

For pros with a claim
TO WINNING

The RECARO Pro Racer – our premium product for GT and touring cars built to the FIA 8855-1999 standard – was developed for HANS driver safety systems and comes in four versions. The seat is available in glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP), and in various sizes, including an XL option for drivers of larger build. The Pro Racer fits like a glove. And the FIA-homologated flexible sidemount accommodates any driver’s physique with ease.

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Upholstery: Velour black
Accessories (at additional cost)
Flexible sidemount
Weight: 15.2 lb
Flexible sidemount
Weight: 17.0 lb
Steel sidemount
Weight: 4.4 lb
Steel sidemount
Weight: 5.7 lb
High seat cushion
Height: approx. 55 mm Upholstery: Velour black
Lumbar pad
Upholstery: Velour black
RECARO top features
Our product highlights
Suitable for HANS systems For GT vehicles/sports cars For touring vehicles For rally vehicles Seat shell glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) Shock-absorbent foam Highly flame-retardant upholstery (FMVSS 302) FIA approval for 5 years Suitable for 4-, 5-, 6-point belt (racing use) Carbon aramid seat shell (CFRP / AFRP) Shock-absorbent foam Highly flame-retardant upholstery (FMVSS 302) FIA approval for 5 years Suitable for 4-, 5-, 6-point belt (racing use) Seat shell glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) For GT vehicles/sports cars For touring vehicles For rally vehicles
Facts & Numbers
Key figure
33,800
Stitches of RECARO Logos
160
Longitudinal adjustment
35
The XL version is 1.4 inches wider and 2.0 inches higher than the standard size
  • Feature overview
    Pro Racer SPG & SPG XL
    Use
    For GT vehicles/sports cars
    For touring vehicles
    For rally vehicles
    Comfort
    High seat cushion
    Seat in XL version
    Flexible sidemount (fore-aft adjustment for preferred sitting positions)
    Fixed sidemount
    Anatomical seat contour
    Lightweight
    Carbon aramid seat shell (CFRP / AFRP)
    Seat shell glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP)
    Aluminum sidemounts
    Safety
    FIA approval for 5 years
    Highly flame-retardant upholstery (FMVSS 302)
    Shock-absorbent foam
    Suitable for HANS systems
    Competition Seat (FIA 8855-1999)
    Suitable for 4-, 5-, 6-point belt (racing use)
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  • Dimensions

    Overall dimensions:
    A: Seat depth
    B: Seat height
    C: Shell outer measurement at shoulder
    D: Shell outer measurement at seat bottom
    E: Subframe width
    F: Tilt at mounting level
    G: Width between mounting bolts

    Comfort dimensions:
    H: Seat width at bottom
    I: Height of shoulder support
    J: Seat depth
    K: Seat height

    Belt slot:
    L: Height of belt slot
    M: Center belt slot


    Weight*
    Pro Racer SPG: approx. 19.8 lb
    Pro Racer SPG XL: approx. 22.0 lb

    Dimensions in inches. All dimensions may vary by ±0.4 inch.

    NOTES

    * Weight: total shell weight (without mounted parts).

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: Can RECARO racing seats with FIA homologation be used in road traffic?

    No, RECARO racing seats with FIA homologation do not have a General Type Approval (ABE) and therefore cannot be used in road traffic. However, RECARO offers the racing seat Pole Position ABE, which is licensed for road use.

    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: Are RECARO racing seats also produced in Germany?

    Yes, production of the racing seats takes place exclusively in Kirchheim/Teck.

    Q: Does RECARO also sell "factory seconds" seats, or seats with minor imperfections for less?

    No. At RECARO, there is no such thing as "factory seconds". Our high standards of quality preclude such products.

No compromises.
SAFETY FIRST.

At RECARO, driver protection is about more than just giving you the impression you’re in safe hands. It’s our utmost priority. We act on the maxim of delivering uncompromising safety, reliability and durability to protect our customers under every circumstance and condition. With our DNA firmly anchored in motorsports, we have proven to deliver peak performances in safety, that routinely exceed legal standards.

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Innovation by heritage.
SINCE 1906.

Since 1906 we never stop searching for something new and are continually breaking new grounds. RECARO products are at the cutting-edge of technology, merging decades of experience with new materials and innovation. And we use our unique know-how and innovative technologies to emphasize the personality of our customers: our products are as individual as you are – down to the last detail.

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Mail: aftermarket@recaro-automotive.com