Tag Archives: News

S302 YELLOW LABEL HEADS HOME TO NEW OWNER

From our friends at Saleen Automotive.

On her way to a new home in MA. Jay got his new Ruby Red S302 Yellow Label convertible through Ramsey Ford.

Click here to participate in the discussion.

[Source: Saleen Automotive]

CARLISLE FORD NATIONALS 2017 COVERAGE

It came. It went. For east-coasters and for those around the Great Lakes region, our celebration of blue oval power kickoffs summer each year with the Carlisle Ford Nationals. Held during the first weekend of June in Carlisle Pennsylvania, the Ford Nationals IS the place to view 82 acres of FoMoCo products.

There were an estimated 47 Saleen manufactured vehicles in attendance for Saturday’s Fun Field Participant Ballot Car Show. With a small collection of Saleen Mustangs in the Carlisle Car Corral anticipating new enthusiastic owners. Our collection of Saleen vehicles ranged from the debut model year 1985 editions to the latest 2017 S302 Yellow Label. With a sprinkle of an S331 Sport Truck and two Saleen Foci.

Event support appreciation to Rudy & Betsy Beyer for their effort operating the SOEC tent and appreciation to all participants, enthusiasts and owners that makes this event so exceptional.


Video: SOEC Staff

89-0024 Saleen SSC
89-0024 Saleen SSC
17-0032 S302 Yellow Label
17-0032 S302 Yellow Label
02-0019 S281 Extreme
02-0019 S281 Extreme
97-0042S S351 Speedster
97-0042S S351 Speedster

2017 Carlisle Ford Nationals award winners
—————————–

B327 – 1984 – 1993 SALEEN
89 – ANDY BENTINCK-SMITH — 1989 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — FIRST PLACE
90 – THOMAS TOCCO — 1988 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — SECOND PLACE
91 – MATTHEW BROZOVICH — 1986 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — THIRD PLACE
—————————–

B328 – 1994 – 2004 SALEEN
92 – JOHNATHAN ELIAS — 2002 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — FIRST PLACE
93 – ROSEANN DEBELLA — 2002 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — SECOND PLACE
94 – EDWARD LYNCH JR — 1998 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — THIRD PLACE
—————————–

B330 – 2005 – 2014 SALEEN
98 – RUDY & BETSY BEYER — 2013 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — FIRST PLACE
99 – REGINALD SINGLETON — 2008 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — SECOND PLACE
100 – ERIC SEAMAN — 2006 FORD MUSTANG SALEEN — THIRD PLACE
—————————–

B332 – SALEEN POWERED
103 – MICHAEL SEELEY — 2007 FORD SALEEN S331 — FIRST PLACE
104 – KIM AYWAS — 2005 FORD SALEEN S121 — SECOND PLACE
—————————–

B310 – 1969 – 1970 COUGAR ELIMINATOR
37 – THOMAS WILDS — 1970 MERCURY COUGAR — *SPECIAL AWARD*
* Celebrity Pick Chosen By: David Bruno, Saleen Owners and Enthusiasts Club

Award winning Thomas Wilds' 1970 Mercury Cougar Boss 302 Eliminator[
Award winning Thomas Wilds’ 1970 Mercury Cougar Boss 302 Eliminator
Click here to participate in the discussion.

SALEEN FACILITY UPDATED WITH NEW LIFTS

From our friends at Saleen Automotive.

Christmas came early for Saleen today. Eight new lifts thanks to Dannmar. More to come!!!

Click here to participate in the discussion.

[Source: Saleen Automotive]

SALEEN AUTOMOTIVE DELIVERS 730HP POLICE VEHICLE

Saleen Automotive Delivers 730HP Saleen Mustang Police Vehicle

2017 S302 Saleen Mustang - Riverside PD
2017 S302 Saleen Mustang – Riverside PD

CORONA, CA–(Marketwired – May 10, 2017) – Steve Saleen, CEO of Saleen Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: SLNN), delivered a Special Edition Saleen Mustang Police Car to the Riverside Police Officers’ Association in Riverside, California, which represents the Riverside Police Department’s frontline Officers, Detectives, and Sergeants. This specially built Saleen Mustang will be used to bring awareness and attention to their fallen officers and promotion and avocation of the Police Officers’ Assistance Fund, which provides financial assistance to officers’ families in Riverside and surrounding communities. It will also be a tool in recruiting new officers, engaging the community, and generating a cohesive camaraderie with Riverside Residents.

The Saleen Mustang boasts the latest in technology starting with a whopping 730HP, powered by a twin-screw supercharger with a unique exhaust. It sports a fully revised suspension for extreme cornering, and wears Saleen big brakes, giving it ultimate stopping. The interior is fitted with Saleen gauges and necessary police equipment with full police lighting built into the cockpit for sports a revised front end, Saleen rear wing, and is equipped with the necessary siren and external speakers. Steve Saleen stated, “This is one of the fastest police vehicles ever built. It is one of the most exciting projects Saleen Automotive has been involved in. If you are attempting to elude the police in the Riverside Department’s jurisdiction, beware; your chances of getting away are quite slim.”

Detective Aurelio Melendrez, who also serves as vice president of the Riverside Police Officers’ Association, said, “We are excited and pleased to receive delivery of this Special Edition Saleen Mustang. It brought incredible smiles to those in the department who were on hand to take delivery. We are honored and thrilled that Saleen Automotive has shown their support of the Riverside Police Officers’ Association/Riverside Police Department in this way.” Melendrez stated that the majority of police officers’ deaths across the country are attributed to automobile accidents; after driving the Saleen Mustang he felt the vehicle was the best accelerating, handling, and stopping (police) vehicle he has ever driven. The technology that led to this vehicle’s extreme performance is something he hoped to see become used in a more widespread format, to improve officer safety and vehicle response. The Riverside PD employs roughly 350 men and women. Drivers of this particular Saleen Mustang have been specially trained to handle the speed, cornering, and overall handling. As with any tools assigned to department employees, only those qualified will handle the car. To date, Steve Saleen has trained a handful of department employees. Melendrez feels Saleen’s continued work building police vehicles and training officers with this exceptional technology would keep officers safe. He is hopeful to continue a collaborative effort between Saleen and Riverside PD.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Additional information at www.saleen.com

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

Click here to participate in the discussion.

[SOURCE: Saleen Automotive, Inc.]

RIVERSIDE POLICE OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION TAKES DELIVERY OF SALEEN MUSTANG

By: RIVERSIDE POLICE DEPARTMENT on May 5, 2017
Original Article: FACEBOOK.COM

New Saleen S302 Mustang RPOA Memorial Vehicle

The Riverside Police Officers’ Association Assistance Fund is pleased to announce our recent partnership with several prominent businesses in the Inland Empire. With the help of our partners, we were able to create a memorial vehicle to increase awareness of the Law Enforcement members killed in the line of duty and to celebrate their lives.

Without the right team to bring it together, the concept of the memorial car had previously been little more than a lofty goal and one that would take a significant investment in time and resources.

But then in early 2016, Steve Saleen, owner of Saleen Automotive headquartered in the city of Corona, approached RPOA with the idea of creating a Model S302 Saleen Mustang as the memorial car. Steve started working with his partners in the racing community to move the project from concept to reality. Saleen Automotive personnel donated their time and expertise over the next year to design and outfit a base model 2016 Ford Mustang, which was provided by Fritts Ford of Riverside.

A Riverside based business, West Coast Lights and Sirens, immediately offered to assist with the project. Danny Gonzalez, in cooperation with Federal Lights and Sirens who donated their equipment to the project, installed the equipment and wiring for the car.

The memorial car continues to be a work in progress. It was recently back at Saleen Automotive for the next phase of the project. The goal has always been for the car to be completed for a public unveiling at the 2017 Riverside County Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony on Monday, May 22, 2017.

The memorial car is intended to raise awareness of the risks faced everyday by the men and women who wear the police uniform, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. With awareness comes the financial assistance for those injured or killed in the line of duty.

The Riverside Police Officers’ Association Assistance Fund is a 501(c)3 charity that was created in 2011. It is a separate entity from the RPOA and is governed by a 5-person board of directors. Its goals are to provide financial assistance to law enforcement officers injured or killed on duty, to promote youth programs, and to support the elderly and veterans in the Riverside community.

On Friday, May 5, 2017, at 9:00 a.m., the memorial car will be taken to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Emergency Vehicle Operations Center (EVOC) for testing by Steve Saleen and other professional drivers. All news media are welcome to attend. The EVOC location is at 18901 Institution Road, San Bernardino, CA 92407. Any media inquiries should be directed to rpoamail@sbcglobal.net.

Click here to participate in the discussion.

[SOURCE: Riverside Police Department]

FABULOUS FORDS FOREVER 2017, SALEEN DISPLAY

From our friends at Saleen Automotive.

Great turn out today at the Fabulous Ford show today. I think Saleen took the attention away from our neighbors at the show. Thank you for everyone’s help today.

Click here to participate in the discussion.

[Source: Saleen Automotive]