All posts by Jim Dvorak

Managing Director of SOEC since 2005. Veteran of the Southern California automotive scene. Involvement with Saleen dates back to the mid 1990s.

VIDEO: TOM CRUISE AND THE AIRMAIL SALEEN

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Published on Nov 2, 2017

John owned a very successful picture car company in NYC but this was their craziest request yet. Get a car from LA to NYC overnight for the premiere of Mission Impossible 3 for Tom Cruise.

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S302 BLACK LABEL HEADED TO BRAD IN KENTUCKY

From our friends at Saleen Automotive.

2017 S302 Black Label convertible on its way to Brad in Kentucky. Ordered through Greenwood Ford.

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STEVE SALEEN MAKES APPEARANCES AT MUSTANG WEEK AND TASCA FORD

STEVE SALEEN MAKES APPEARANCES AT MUSTANG WEEK AND TASCA FORD

CORONA, CA — 08/24/17 — Saleen Automotive (OTCQB: SLNN) announces that Steve Saleen will appear at Mustang Week in in Myrtle Beach, NC. The event will take place Tuesday until Saturday, September 5-9, 2017. Saleen will participate in various Mustang Week events, displaying their newest Saleen Mustangs. As an additional bonus, on Friday, Steve and his team will be located at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center where Steve will be signing autographs. On Friday evening, Steve will award the special Saleen awards.

If you haven’t joined Team Saleen, now would be a great time to do so, as Team Saleen will be hosting a meet and greet FOR TEAM SALEEN MEMBERS ONLY on Friday night.

Although pre-registration for Mustang Week is already closed, spectators are always welcome. The only fee for spectators is parking, which is a minimal $5 per car. For those pre-registered, check-in will be held 8:30-11:00a.m. Judging begins immediately after 11a.m.

Come on out and meet Steve Saleen and the Saleen gang, get an autograph from Steve, and view Saleen Automotive’s latest introduction of spectacular Mustangs.

SALEEN’S NEWEST AUTHORIZED DEALER – TASCA FORD

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, Steve Saleen will be at Tasca Ford in Cranston, Rhode Island. Tasca Ford, the newest Authorized Saleen Dealer, will be hosting its 20th Annual Tasca Ford Mustang Show. The show hours are 10a.m. until 3p.m. and will feature live music, Carl Tasca Sr.’s world’s fastest Cobra Jet, Bob Tasca III will start up his TascaParts.com Nitro Funny Car, and a giant BBQ.

Always the highlight at the Tasca Show is the autograph session. This year, Steve Saleen will join Bob Tasca III, Carl Tasca Sr., and Roy Hill at the autograph table.

Donation for admission is two canned goods to support the RI Community Food Bank (additional $20.00 if you participate in the car show). To register a vehicle for the show, please call 401-681-1236.

Don’t miss out on meeting Steve Saleen as he welcomes Tasca Ford as the newest Saleen Authorized Dealer.

About Saleen Automotive, Inc.
Saleen is an American specialty manufacturer of high-performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories, and apparel. Founder Steve Saleen has continually set the bar for automotive design and performance engineering in both street and racing applications. Saleen plans to utilize its existing strategic partnerships and dealer network to refine its design and engineering prowess, continue development of emerging automotive technologies, and expand its presence nationwide with a combination of automotive retail services, aftermarket parts, and new vehicle sales to build significant long-term value. Learn more at www.saleen.com.

Additional information at www.saleen.com
Media contact: pr@saleen.com
Saleen Automotive, Inc.
2735 Wardlow Road
Corona, CA 92882
714.400.2121

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[Source: Saleen Automotive]

21st ANNUAL SALEEN CAR SHOW AND OPEN HOUSE: SEPT. 16th, 2017

The 21st Annual Saleen Car Show and Open House will be held at Saleen Headquarters, 2735 Wardlow Rd., Corona, California on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT).

21st Annual Saleen Show
21st Annual Saleen Show

Event Details
SALEEN and SOEC present the World’s Largest Saleen Show!

Celebrating the community, culture and company of automotive enthusiasts

Join Steve Saleen, the Saleen family and the team at “Saleen Headquarters” as we welcome the Saleen Owners and Enthusiasts Club and all Saleen owners and enthusiasts at their annual open house and car show. This is the world’s largest gathering of Saleens in the world!

Saturday: Car Show and Open House
* More than 25 Saleen classes!
* Classes for other Mustangs and Fords, plus Chevrolet, Camaro, Dodge and Challenger, and more!
* Special Display Only category for those who don’t want their Saleen judged — bring your daily driver or fixer-upper!
* Special SOEC awards for Saleen entries: Longest Distance Driven, Longest Distance Traveled, Best Non-Judged (nomination required)
* Saleen worldwide headquarters factory tours
* Entertainment for the kids!
* Poster signing and autograph session with Steve!
* Steve Saleen will autograph Saleen vehicles after the show — please be by your Saleen vehicle to have it signed.

Sunday: SOEC Breakfast Open to all – meet at the main lobby of the Ayres Suites in Corona at 9:30 for a cruise to breakfast.

*** Saleen Show Registration ***


Saleen Worldwide Headquarters
2735 Wardlow Road
Corona, CA 92882
714-400-2121

91 Freeway, Exit 47
Serfas Club / Auto Center Drive
Left at In-N-Out Burger onto Wardlow Road

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SOEC Hotel: Ayres Suites Corona West

Comfortable accommodations at a special event price, it’s only 1.4 miles away on the other side of the 91 freeway and up Frontage Road.

Special Saleen rate includes breakfast. All rooms have microwave, fridge and coffeemakers (with coffee) and free wireless. Double occupancy rooms with double-doubles or a king. Inquire at the time you make reservations for the best room layout that suits your needs. Free parking. Some room for trailers (inquire at desk). There is a do-it-yourself car wash nearby off 6th Street.

Call Ayres Suites Corona West directly at (951) 738-9113 and ask for the “Saleen” rate. Room block at that rate is limited, and is good for the full weekend from Thursday-Sunday or as they have room, but you should book by Sept 1. Clarify room amenities and layout at time of booking. Room upgrades available. It’s a nice, clean, casual hotel, pool for the kids, and a good mexican restaurant next door.

1900 Frontage Road, Corona
http://www.ayreshotels.com/CoronaWest/


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STEVE SALEEN TO ATTEND TASCA FORD SHOW: SEPT. 9th, 2017

20th Annual Tasca Ford Mustang Show
20th Annual Tasca Ford Mustang Show

***** September 9, 2017 *****
20th Annual Tasca Ford Mustang Show, Cranston, RI
Steve Saleen Signature Event

All Saleen Owners in the North East, the Tasca Family would love to see a strong Showing of Saleen Vehicle to celebrate their recent announcement of becoming an Authorized Saleen Dealer. Hope to see you there!

20th Annual Tasca Ford Mustang & Live Music Event! Saturday September 9th from 10AM to 3PM. The first 100 show cars get a free Tasca 20th Annual T-Shirt! Don’t miss this event…

Featuring:

  • The all new Ford GT
  • Watch the TascaParts.com Nitro Funny Car Start Up
  • See the world Fast Cobra Jet
  • Car Show with Trophy’s for the winners
  • Giant BBQ
  • Autograph Session

Admission is two canned goods supporting the RI Food Bank. Car show entry fee $20.00.

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20th Annual Tasca Ford Mustang Show
20th Annual Tasca Ford Mustang Show

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SALEEN AUTOMOTIVE ANNOUNCES TEAM SALEEN REBOOT

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CORONA, CA – July 25, 2017

Wanted: All Saleen enthusiasts!
* Do you love Saleen vehicles?
* Do you love to see pictures of fast cars?
* Do you enjoy sharing photos of your ride?
* Want to bench racing with fellow enthusiasts?

If so, we have just the place for you to enjoy doing all of that and more—join Team Saleen today! The newly revamped Team Saleen is the perfect place to find out what’s happening at Saleen, chat with others of similar interests, and share advice and tips on keeping your vehicle in pristine condition.

“We are excited to launch Team Saleen. Our loyal enthusiasts are an integral part of Saleen Automotive, and we want to show our gratitude by offering memberships to Team Saleen. We will be sharing news of special events and offer many members-only opportunities,” said Steve Saleen.

Team Saleen
Team Saleen

Administrated by Sharon Elliott and Robert Lane of various Ford-based enthusiast sites and Team Shelby fame, Team Saleen has much to offer. For the yearly membership fee of $44.99, you will receive a membership card and some great swag: A drawstring Team Saleen bag, enameled Saleen lapel pin, Saleen tire pressure gauge, a Team Saleen T-shirt, and access to the members-only features of the Team Saleen web site. The site, www.teamsaleenusa.com is ready to go with members-only forums, a virtual swap meet, invites to special events, and all the latest news in the Saleen world.

Amy Boylan stated, “I am excited to expand the Saleen Brand by offering this new club to all our enthusiasts.”

Another opportunity to show off your Saleen pride is with the newest merchandise. Log onto www.teamsaleenstore.com — you’ll find Team Saleen clothing, gifts, and so much more. Team Saleen members will also receive a discount!

Don’t get left behind, join this exciting club today!

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VIDEO: 30th ANNIVERSARY CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION TEARS UP PACIFIC RACEWAYS

From our friends at Saleen Automotive, General Tire and Rick Titus.

How about Steve Saleen putting laps on the all-new Saleen 30th Anniversary Mustang (track edition) today at Pacific Raceways. Our new G-MAX RS provided plenty of grip!!

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