The Saleen Tesla Model S Is Such A Crazy Idea It Just Might Work

For years, Saleen has been in the business of helping various Ford Mustangs and other cars be all they that can be through extensive tuning. A few months ago we heard they would start adding electric cars to their repertoire starting with the Tesla Model S. Now we know what it will look like. » 4/14/14 9:11am Monday 9:11am

Your Ridiculously Awesome Saleen S7 Wallpaper Is Here

I've said it before, and I'll say it again. The Saleen S7 is in the pantheon of the prettiest cars ever made, and is certainly among the tops of the modern era. Sure, it might not have drove that well, but as a piece of art it was a delicate beauty. » 2/01/14 5:30pm 2/01/14 5:30pm

Saleen's First-Ever Electric Car Will Be A Tuned Tesla Model S

Remember when Saleen said it was going to make an electric car? The same Saleen that is really known for really fast Mustangs? We assumed it would be based on a Ford Focus Electric. Instead, it's going to be based off of a Tesla Model S. It's good to be wrong. » 1/30/14 4:00pm 1/30/14 4:00pm

Saleen Says It Will Make Electric Car Because Everyone's Making One

In today's crowded automotive landscape, you'd be excused for not having a Saleen Mustang anywhere on your radar – it's 2013, after all. The little California company has had a rough go of things in the last few years, including insolvency. But things are on the up, and after supercharging some more muscle cars, Saleen … » 12/03/13 4:40pm 12/03/13 4:40pm

The 2014 Saleen 351 Has 700 Horsepower And Is Very Orange

Five years after getting forced out of, er, retiring from the company he founded, Steve Saleen announced last year that he was back in the outrageous tuner car game. That's good news for people who like their Mustangs really orange and ridiculously overpowered, like this: the Saleen 351. » 7/05/13 9:27am 7/05/13 9:27am

Used Car Face Off: Outrageous American "Performance" SUVs

There have been numerous odd trucks and truck-based SUVs in the last couple decades, many in the pursuit of power or "sportiness." Some of the obvious ones are the various editions of SRT, SVT and SS badges attached and they've all been insane ideas with varying results. A couple of these experiments came into mind… » 2/03/13 1:00pm 2/03/13 1:00pm

Steve Saleen Wins Name Back From Bankrupt Company

Nope, it's not an April Fool's Day joke. Steve Saleen announced today that he's regained control of the Saleen brand, five years after "retiring" (a move seen by many as more like "pushed out") from the eponymous company he founded and which filed for bankruptcy protection just a few years later. » 4/02/12 10:00am 4/02/12 10:00am

Chinese Car Enthusiasts Desperately Want American Muscle

Car enthusiasm is a global cultural phenomenon that never runs out of ways to show appreciation for favorite models. Sometimes those ideas start from one thought, become increasingly twisted, and end up as a very different kind of horse than anyone expected. » 2/06/12 3:30pm 2/06/12 3:30pm

Fast And Furious Saleen Mustangs And Ford GT

If you watch the film you'll notice a lot of Saleen vehicles running around. Not only are these "extra cars" from the Saleen family of products, they're actually the Saleen family's personal vehicles. The white GT is Steve's personal vehicle. The orange Saleen S302 PJ, designed to pay homage to Parnelli Jones, is… » 2/11/09 9:30pm 2/11/09 9:30pm

SMS 25th Anniversary Mustang Concept Has 720 Candle-Extinguishing…

Though no longer head of Saleen, Inc., you can't keep Steve Saleen from making Mustangs. In this case, his new company, SMS Limited, has built a very Saleen, Inc-looking concept to celebrate 25 years in the industry. In addition to the 720 HP engine and extreme body kit, this concept has the "Red Butterfly Induction… » 7/07/08 10:20am 7/07/08 10:20am

Midnight Club: Los Angeles Gets Pushed Back; Saleen Sheds A Tear

The latest addition to the Midnight Club series, Midnight Club: Los Angeles, is getting its previously announced release date pushed back a month, to October 7 in North America and October 10 in Europe. That's the bad news. The good news is what you get to drive once it finally shows up in stores.

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Saleen Developing Gibbs Aquada And Quadski For American Market

Saleen will be conducting manufacturing design and engineering work required to bring the Gibbs Aquada and Quadski to the North American market. Gibbs plans to introduce the models here late in 2009 or early in 2010. In addition to working on production processes for the amphibians, Saleen is also looking at ways to… » 7/02/08 6:20pm 7/02/08 6:20pm