Archive for September, 2017

LIMITED EDITION TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY

RECARO Automotive Seating was not only presenting innovative and clever seat concepts to vehicle manufacturers at the IAA 2017. Also end consumers could look forward to finding out more about the newest highlights in terms of performance and dynamic driving pleasure at RECARO, Adient booth B24, Hall 5.1. To celebrate 50 years of the RECARO shell seat the brand presented the new Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 at the exhibition in Frankfurt.

“Armed with our 50 years of experience, we’re among the leading suppliers of lightweight, safe and comfortable shell seats – both for sporty street driving and for the extremely high demands of professional motor racing,” says Ingo Fleischer, vice president at Adient Specialty Seating.

The Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 is a performance racing shell with a strikingly sportive design. It’s made with finest craftsmanship and comes with a street license. The material used for headrests and side bolsters is leather with an exclusive carbon-look finish. Luminous green leather stripes with black contrast stitching emphasize the clear contours of the seat that is an upgrade for every interior. Jet black Dinamica suede on seat cushions and backrests provides a pleasant feel and optimum hold – ready for direct feedback from the track. Also remarkable about the RECARO Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018: it is being made in a limited series of just 300. The seats will be delivered with a certificate and the serial number on an elegant aluminum tag.

Carbon meets leather: the new RECARO Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

Carbon meets leather: the new RECARO Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

Celebrating RECARO Automotive Seating’s 50th anniversary of shell seats: At IAA, the new street-licensed Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 will be launched. (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

Celebrating RECARO Automotive Seating’s 50th anniversary of shell seats: At IAA, the new street-licensed Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 will be launched. (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

BUSY PROGRAM WITH RECARO AUTOMOTIVE SEATING AT THE IAA 2017

Fans of RECARO Automotive Seating will be highly entertained at this year’s IAA. Among others, the premium seat manufacturer (Adient booth B24, Hall 5.1) is presenting new products for the aftermarket: the special edition Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 is RECARO Automotive Seating’s way of celebrating 50 years of shell seat. It’s an exclusive pure performance shell seat for driving fun on public roads – combining sporty, clean design and premium craftsmanship for individual, cool interiors. To get of one of the premium editions you have to be fast: they are only produced in a limited series of 300 seats. In addition, visitors can take a seat in the new RECARO Automotive Seating race shell concept for semi-professional and professional motorsport.

At this year’s IAA RECARO Automotive Seating is presenting two applications of the new Performance Seat Platform (RPSP) to vehicle manufacturers for the first time. The first one is targeting powerful vehicles with a sporty attitude, providing maximum driving pleasure. Number two is a demonstrator with advanced design innovations, e.g. a visible, carbon fiber-woven backrest structure.

Racing fans can look forward to a very special highlight RECARO Automotive Seating (Adient booth B24, Hall 5.1) has prepared for them: the Performance Challenge offers participants the chance to show what they are made of and to win exclusive prizes. The overall winner can look forward to an exclusive drift training session on the Hockenheimring. Also, there is a VIP visit twice: on September 20, Le Mans champion Timo Bernhard will comment on his lap in the race simulator – of course with a signing session afterwards. On September 22, TV presenter and automotive enthusiast Sidney Hoffmann will be visiting the RECARO Automotive Seating exhibition and rise to the virtual challenge on the Grand Prix-circuit of the Nürburgring.

From September 16 to 24, IAA visitors can compete for the fastest lap on the virtual Nürburgring Grand Prix course – in RECARO Automotive Seating’s Performance Challenge. (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

From September 16 to 24, IAA visitors can compete for the fastest lap on the virtual Nürburgring Grand Prix course – in RECARO Automotive Seating’s Performance Challenge. (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

Celebrating RECARO Automotive Seating’s 50th anniversary of shell seats: At IAA, the new street-licensed Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 will be launched – for vehicles in the “Pure Dynamic Performance“ Segment. (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

Celebrating RECARO Automotive Seating’s 50th anniversary of shell seats: At IAA, the new street-licensed Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 will be launched – for vehicles in the “Pure Dynamic Performance“ Segment. (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

RECARO Automotive Seating at the IAA 2017 (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)

RECARO Automotive Seating at the IAA 2017 (Picture © RECARO Automotive Seating)