This year’s gathering of the world’s automotive industry in Frankfurt will be focused on the future. As a premium manufacturer, RECARO Automotive Seating is presenting new performance seats for today and tomorrow at the show.

We create unique automotive interiors: The world premiere of the new RECARO Performance Seat Platform – we offer automobile manufacturers solutions for the increasingly demanding requirements of various performance car segments.

We are celebrating an anniversary: 50 years ago, RECARO brought its first street-licensed shell seat onto the market. That calls for a special limited edition: Experience the Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018 at the IAA!

We are bringing the Nürburgring to Frankfurt: Take a seat in our racing simulator and set a lap time record! Sensational prizes await the winners of the RECARO Performance Challenge – every day at our stand, starting September 16.

We are looking forward to your visit to RECARO Automotive Seating in Hall 5.1. at the Adient stand, B 24!

Feel performance – experience RECARO Automotive Seating

The brand name RECARO has been fascinating for more than 50 years with pioneering solutions for better seating. Our motorsport heritage, inspiration and innovative drive, ingenious design, ergonomics, premium quality and craftsmanship are cornerstones of our brand world. Our new brand video is focusing on these values. Join us for less than two minutes to experience the unique riding performance of RECARO Automotive Seating!

Sidney Hoffmann visits the RECARO booth at the IAA 2017

German entrepreneur and TV host Sidney Hoffmann visited the RECARO booth at the IAA 2017. Not only did he check out the new Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018, he also took a ride in the race simulator of the RECARO Performance Challenge. The motorsport enthusiast showed his skills on the virtual Grand Prix circuit of the Nürburgring.

Tailor-made portfolio for performance segments

RECARO Automotive Seating, the global leader of performance car seats, showcases at this years’ IAA an extended portfolio of new concept seats. It is aiming customized interiors for sports cars and high-performance derivates of volume-production vehicles in different performance segments.

Interior concepts of RECARO Automotive Seating for the relevant performance segments

Stars at IAA 2017


Modular and distinctive: RECARO Automotive Seating is debuting its all-new modular RECARO Performance Seat Platform (RPSP) in Frankfurt.

50 Years of


Racing seats from RECARO have been setting standards for 50 years: 1967 saw the launch of the RECARO Rallye, the first shell seat for road use.

RECARO Performance Challenge

RECARO Performance Challenge

We will be offering a special highlight to the visitors of this year’s IAA in Frankfurt by giving the chance to test your lap times in an exclusive Performance Challenge.

RECARO Pole Position (ABE) Edition 2018

Racing shell culture in limited numbers.