• Saleen Mustang crash from "2 Fast 2 Furious"

    One of the most famous screnes of “2 Fast 2 Furious” wasn't actually in the script.

  • Saleen Ford Bronco rendering
    Saleen wants to turn the 2021 Ford Bronco into a desert racer

    Ford tuner extraordinaire Saleen is ready to turn up the dial on the new Bronco off-roader.

  • Saleen GT4 Concept Race Car
    Saleen unveils GT4 racer concept

    Supercar builder Saleen wants to return to the starting grid with a new GT4-class turnkey race car based on its S1 sports car, and has a concept to showcase its ambitions. The new Saleen GT4 concept is essentially just an S1 road car that has been modified to be GT4 series-legal, which means only a...

  • Saleen S7 Le Mans shown at Saleen launch in China
    Saleen S7 returns, again, with 1,500 horsepower and 298 mph top speed

    Thanks to a Chinese partner, the Saleen S7 supercar is set to return once again, this time with 1,500 horsepower.

  • Saleen launch in China
    Saleen launches in China with revived S7 supercar, SUV, and electric minicar

    Saleen has been launched in China as a potential Porsche rival.

  • 2019 Saleen 35th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang
    Saleen celebrates 35 years with commemorative 2019 Mustang

    Saleen celebrates 35 trips around the sun this year, and it's marking the occasion with a Mustang-based special edition. The car is appropriately called the SA 35, for Saleen Automotive 35, and just 10 examples will be built. These days, Saleen is actually an automobile manufacturer, but the...

  • Saleen Sporttruck XR

    Saleen Automotive, the California company best known for modifying Ford Mustangs and producing the S7 supercar, has a new creation: the Saleen Sportruck XR. Think of it as a hotter Ford F-150 Raptor. The Sportruck XR made its debut at Harris Ford Lincoln in Lynnwood, Washington, last Friday after a teaser on Saleen's official Facebook page. Notably, the company will offer naturally aspirated and supercharged engines, though Saleen didn't provide performance specifications. We do know the latter will make at least 700 horsepower. The suspension and off-road credentials were developed with Greg...

  • Saleen S7 Le Mans
    Saleen S7 LM revealed with 1,300 horsepower, $1M price tag

    Saleen doesn’t quite have the status of being a household name say, for example, like Shelby, but the company has been in the limelight on a number of occasions. In fact, its flagship product, the S7 supercar, has appeared onscreen several times, most notably in 2003’s “Bruce...

  • Saleen S1, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Saleen reveals S1 sports car, plans Chinese production

    Saleen hasn’t had standalone car in its lineup since the S7 supercar went out of production in 2009. That all changed at this week’s 2017 Los Angeles auto show where Saleen took the covers off the new S1 sports car. The S1 actually made its world debut in China on November 8. It’s...

  • Saleen 302 Black Label Mustang 30-Year Championship Commemorative Edition
    Saleen builds a special Mustang to celebrate a championship win from 1987

    Saleen hasn’t always been a manufacturer and tuner of high-performance cars. Back in 1986, just three years after the company was founded, Saleen entered the SCCA/Escort Endurance Championship with a version of its Saleen Mustang prepped for motorsport duty. One year later, Saleen took home...

  • Teaser for Saleen S7 Le Mans
    Saleen to build 7 more S7 supercars

    Saleen may be strapped for cash these days but the company continues to churn out cars. On Saturday the company announced a new production run of its S7 supercar which originally ceased production in 2006, suggesting there were no takers for the rights of the car as well as some remaining chassis...

  • 2008 Saleen S5S Raptor Concept
    Own the rights to the Saleen S7 and S5S supercars

    The Saleen S7 was one of the automotive highlights of the early 21st century, a rare instance where a small American firm managed to take on the established European players. It was only made between 2000 and 2004, but now there's an opportunity to own not just an example of this rare beast, but...

  • 2015 Saleen 302 Black Label Mustang

    If there's any company out there that should know how to tune up a new Mustang, it's the folks at Saleen. Yes, it's been awhile since we've had a true S-badged bruiser roaming the streets. Now though, it looks like the time has come to welcome an all-new super Stang from the house that Steve built. Say hello to the 2015 302 Black Label. ALSO SEE: First 725-HP Galpin Rocket Mustang Production Car Unveiled In late 2014, Saleen announced it would be building White and Yellow Label examples of the new Mustang. The White Label takes the Ford Motor Company's [NYSE:F] 5.0-liter Coyote V-8 engine and...

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    Saleen on the verge of bankruptcy?

    Vehicle tuner Saleen looks to be in some serious financial trouble, with a recent quarterly report filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealing the dire situation. According to the report, Saleen had just $7,261 in cash as of September 30, 2014, and liabilities...

  • 2015 Saleen ST based on the Tesla Model S
    Saleen Renames Its Modified Tesla Model S The ST

    It was back in August that Saleen first unveiled its modified Tesla Model S, which the company had named a FourSixteen in reference to the donor Model S P85’s 416-horsepower rating. But just a few months later Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] introduced its own 691-hp Model S P85D as the replacement...

  • 2015 Saleen S302 Mustang
    2015 Saleen S302 Mustang Specs Revealed, Order Books Opened

    Following yesterday’s release of a teaser shot of its 2015 S302 Mustang, Saleen has now released all the tasty specs and announced that it’s started taking orders for the car. The 2015 S302 Mustang is Saleen’s first take on the 2015 Ford Mustang, and having tuned Ford Motor...

  • Teaser for 2015 Saleen S302 Mustang
    2015 Saleen S302 Mustang Teased Further In New Video

    Although Saleen’s focus of late has been in modifying the Tesla Model S, the firm hasn’t forgotten the nameplate that put it on the map: Mustang. For the latest generation of the iconic muscle car, Saleen is reviving its S302 badge, and after July’s early look at the all-new 2015...

  • Saleen Foursixteen based on the Tesla Model S
    Watch The Tesla Model S-Based Saleen Foursixteen Burn Rubber: Video

    Whether you like it or not, the performance car of the future will feature some form of electrification for its drivetrain. And in some cases, there won’t be any internal combustion engine whatsoever. That doesn’t mean the aggressive sound performance cars are known for will be...

  • Saleen FourSixteen based on the Tesla Model S

    After first announcing plans for an electric car last December, Saleen Automotive has finally revealed its zero-emission project, a modified version of the Tesla Model S dubbed the Saleen FourSixteen. Saleen, made famous by a string of high-performance Ford Mustangs as well as its own S7 supercar, revealed the FourSixteen over the weekend at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. DON'T MISS: One-Off BMW i8 Sells For $825,000 At Pebble Beach The car is based on the range-topping P85 version of the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] sedan and features enhanced performance, technology, and design...

  • Saleen FourSixteen based on the Tesla Model S
    Tesla Model S-Based Saleen FourSixteen Heads To Pebble Beach

    Saleen's modified Tesla is called the FourSixteen.

  • Teaser for 2015 Saleen S302 Mustang
    2015 Saleen S302 Mustang: First Image

    Saleen has been building high-performance custom Mustangs for decades now, and fans of the tuned muscle cars will be keen to know that the next generation of the car will receive the same treatment. This is the first image of the Saleen S302. Released today, the image shows the car’s dramatic...

  • Saleen Tesla Model S
    Saleen Teases Its First Electric Car, A Custom Tesla Model S

    So far, electric vehicles haven't really caught the imagination of tuners in the way their combustion counterparts have. Aside from the occasional NISMO-tweaked Nissan Leaf or Brabus-fettled Smart Electric Drive, electric cars have been left well alone. Ever since Saleen announced it was developing...

  • 2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo, Los Angeles Auto Show
    Saleen taking S7 supercar to Beijing auto show, will offer it for sale

    If you ever wanted to get your hands on a brand new Saleen S7, you’ll have your chance at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show next month. Yes, Saleen has confirmed it will be taking one of the all-American supercars to the show to help spearhead its launch in the Chinese market, and will be offering...

  • Tesla Model S
    Saleen To Build High-Performance Custom Tesla Model S

    Saleen Automotive, the well-known but at times embattled empire of Steve Saleen, has announced it will build a high-performance version of a new car. No, it's not the 2015 Ford Mustang (not yet, anyway). It's the Tesla Model S. The upcoming Saleen Model S will be the company's first foray into...

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