2006 – RECARO Sportster CS
In 2006 RECARO presented a new highlight in the sports seat program: the RECARO Sportster CS, which combines the characteristics of a sports seat with those of a racing seat. The lightweight seat possess an especially sleek design, thereby offering drivers nice comfort and optimal body support, thanks to distinctive side bolsters and shoulder support. This combination has since then persuaded multiple vehicle manufacturers, which use the RECARO Sportster CS as standard equipment in their special edition sports cars, such as in the Mini John Cooper Works, in the Ford Focus RS or in the BMW Performance Parts range.
With its innovative design and ergonomic characteristics, the RECARO Sportster CS was also able to win favor with the renowned expert panel of the Design Center Stuttgart, which honored the seat with the silver "Safety Focus" award in the year 2007.