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SPEEDLAB’S RECORD BREAKING RETURN TO ROAD RACING

NASA American Iron Class

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Speedlab / BullyDog / Performance Autosport AI Mustang

It was a great weekend for the Speedlab BullyDog Performance Autosport team. Chris Cobetto piloted his Saleen Speedlab 01-R Mustang to two pole positions and two podium finishes, including the team’s first win. The win was sweetened post impound when the team found that they had smashed the American Iron class record by more than one second, turning those strong, light HRE wheels over quicker than anyone else for a lightning fast 2:07.36, a time nearly four seconds faster than the cars initial outing in February.

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VIDEO: DRINK BRAVELY WITH MARK OLDMAN

From DrinkBravelyTV

“Brawn and fun combined in one,” is how Mark Oldman describes both his orange muscle car (“El Tigre”) and the high-horsepower wine Petite Sirah, both bucking with intensity and usually of Californian origin. Mark explains why Petite Sirah is perfect for winter months or whenever you “want a lot from your wine,” even if it’s a little John Mellencamp-style pain with your pleasure.

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SALEEN PERFORMANCE VEHICLES WILL DISPLAY CUSTOM S302 AT SEMA 2010

From our friends at Saleen Performance Vehicles.

Coming to SEMA booth # 21210

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SALEEN PERFORMANCE ROLLS OUT COMMEMORATIVE S302 FOR MUSTANG WEEK

As part of the 2010 Mustang Week festivities, Saleen Performance Vehicles will debut two “Mustang Week” commemorative editions of the 2011 Saleen S302 vehicle during the annual Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach, SC.

The Saleen S302 is based on the 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0 and builds on the Saleen tradition of offering limited-edition, high-performance vehicles for enthusiasts who are looking for an exhilarating driving experience, with refined drivability for real-world road conditions.

Available in both coupe and convertible body styles, the S302 boasts a premium level of design execution, both exterior and interior, with performance to match.

In addition to the 2011 Saleen S302, the high performance vehicle manufacturer will have seven vehicles on display at California Dreaming on Thursday, July 22 and in the Saleen Performance Vehicles display at Mustang Week. On display as part of the Saleen fleet will be two 2010 Saleen 435S and two S281 vehicles.

Saleen Performance Vehicles will use Mustang Week as the official launch of the 2010/2011 Saleen Speedlab parts catalog. The high performance vehicle manufacturer has hundreds of parts available to purchase. Ranging from Saleen decals to the latest suspension kit, the Saleen Speedlab parts are available for 2005-2010 model year Mustangs.

Visitors to the Saleen Performance Vehicles display at Mustang Week have the opportunity to win two Saleen Speedlab certificates. There will be drawings on Friday and Saturday for gift certificates valued at $302 a piece to be used at http://speedlab.saleen.com.

2010 Saleen S281

The 2010 Saleen S281, based on the 2010 Ford Mustang, displays a premium level of design consideration, both exterior and interior, with performance to match. It builds on the Saleen tradition of offering limited-edition, high-performance vehicles for enthusiasts who are looking for an exhilarating driving experience, with refined drivability for real-world road conditions.

The S281’s 4.6-liter V8 engine is equipped with a Saleen Series VI.5 twin-screw supercharger and dual-stage intercooler. It produces 485 hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque, sent to the rear wheels through a short-throw, five-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential with 3.73:1 final drive ratio.

2010 Saleen 435S

As its first 2010 product, the Saleen 435S is based on the new 2010 Ford Mustang. The 435S debuted as part of the Special Vehicle Team Owners Association’s annual “Mustang Week” event in 2009.

The heart of the car’s performance is its 4.6-liter, 3-valve SOHC V8 engine, complete with a Saleen Series VI twin-screw supercharger and two-stage intercooler. This engine produces a vigorous 435 horsepower and 425 lb.-ft. of torque. It’s mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, and has a 3.73:1 rear axle ratio with limited-slip differential.

About Saleen Performance Vehicles

Saleen Performance Vehicles is a manufacturer of limited-edition, high-performance cars and trucks, headquartered in Pontiac, Michigan. Saleen vehicles embody sophistication in engineering, styling and performance, resulting in a dynamic driving experience that is both exhilarating and refined. Together with its sister companies, Control-Tec LLC, Power-Tec LLC and Arrow Racing, Saleen encompasses a broad range of capabilities and services in automotive design, development and manufacturing. For more information, please visit the Saleen Performance Vehicles website at www.saleen.com

AEROMOTIVE NMRA FORD NATIONALS

From our friends at Saleen Performance Vehicles.

Seventh Annual Aeromotive NMRA Ford Nationals - Milan, MI
Seventh Annual Aeromotive NMRA Ford Nationals – Milan, MI

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SALEEN PERFORMANCE VEHICLES TO DISPLAY NEW S302

At NMRA Ford Nationals at Milan Dragway – June 12-13

TROY, Mich., June 10 /PRNewswire/ — Hot off its public debut at the All-Ford Nationals in Carlisle, PA, last weekend, Saleen Performance Vehicles will bring its latest product – the 2011 Saleen S302 –to the Seventh Annual Aeromotive NMRA Ford Nationals this weekend in Milan, MI.

The Saleen S302 is based on the 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0 and builds on the Saleen tradition of offering limited-edition, high-performance vehicles for enthusiasts who are looking for an exhilarating driving experience, with refined drivability for real-world road conditions.

The NMRA event this weekend marks the Detroit area debut of the 2011 Saleen S302. In addition to the S302, the Troy-based, high-performance car manufacturer will also showcase the 2010 Saleen S281, which was announced last year. Both vehicles and product experts will be in the Brenspeed/Saleen display at Milan Dragway.

Earlier this year, Saleen Performance Vehicles partnered with Indiana-based Brenspeed and driver Brent White in a joint campaign of the 2010 Brenspeed/Saleen Speedlab racecar for nine NMRA events this season. White will pilot his Brenspeed/Saleen Speedlab racecar this weekend at Milan.

The racecar boasts a Brenspeed B302 engine and a Saleen Speedlab body kit upgrade. The engine’s power output is boosted by the new Saleen Series 6.5 supercharger, tuned by Brenspeed, to achieve its 600-plus horsepower. The new, all-aluminum B302 short block is available from Brenspeed.

About Saleen Performance Vehicles
Saleen Performance Vehicles is a manufacturer of limited-edition, high-performance cars and trucks, headquartered in Troy, Michigan. Saleen vehicles embody sophistication in engineering, styling and performance, resulting in a dynamic driving experience that is both exhilarating and refined. For more information, please visit the Saleen Performance Vehicles website at www.saleen.com .

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VIDEO: FIRST 2011 S302 CONVERTIBLE HEADED TO FORD NATIONALS

From our friends at Saleen Performance Vehicles.

The Saleen S302 is based on the 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0 and builds on the Saleen tradition of offering limited-edition, high-performance vehicles for enthusiasts who are looking for an exhilarating driving experience, with refined drivability for real-world road conditions.

Available in both coupe and convertible body styles, the S302 boasts a premium level of design consideration, both exterior and interior, with performance to match.

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ALL NEW 2011 SALEEN S302 DEBUTS AT CARLISLE FORD NATIONALS, JUNE 4-6

TROY, Mich., June 2 /PRNewswire/ — Saleen Performance Vehicles is unveiling the latest product in its premiere line of high-performance cars, the 2011 Saleen S302. The debut will take place this weekend at the Carlisle Ford Nationals in Carlisle, PA. This is the first Saleen vehicle launched this year, following the successful launches of the 435S and S281 in 2009.

The Saleen S302 is based on the 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0 and builds on the Saleen tradition of offering limited-edition, high-performance vehicles for enthusiasts who are looking for an exhilarating driving experience, with refined drivability for real-world road conditions.

Available in both coupe and convertible body styles, the S302 boasts a premium level of design consideration, both exterior and interior, with performance to match.

“We’ve taken high performance vehicles to the next level with this S302 Saleen,” said Michael Timarac, Brand Manager, Saleen Performance Vehicles. “The S302 is being built now and will be in dealerships in the coming weeks. I’m proud of this product and those who value performance vehicles will agree that the S302 is one of the best American exotic vehicles available on the market.”

The S302’s exterior design features carefully crafted sculptural detailing, with lines and forms that flow naturally and suggest suppleness, power and agility. It features an understated yet imposing grille and front fascia, and a refined treatment of the familiar Saleen extended rear fascia and trunk lid with a simple, elegant, integrated wing.

The S302’s 5.0-liter V8 engine produces 425 hp and 395 lb.-ft. of torque, sent to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential with 3.73:1 final drive ratio.

The interior features new, leather sport seats with Ultrasuede inserts, highlighted by chevron-like Ultrasuede red tabs in the seatback bolsters, and unique treatments of the gauges, steering wheel, center console and shifter. There also are contrasting Saleen logos in the door panels, and Saleen logos in the door sill plates that illuminate when the door is opened.

Additional exterior highlights include unique, 20-inch, 7-spoke alloy wheels with Pirelli P-Zero high-performance tires, and Saleen S302 fender badging.

About Saleen Performance Vehicles

Saleen Performance Vehicles is a manufacturer of limited-edition, high-performance cars and trucks, headquartered in Troy, Michigan. Saleen vehicles embody sophistication in engineering, styling and performance, resulting in a dynamic driving experience that is both exhilarating and refined. For more information, please visit the Saleen Performance Vehicles website at www.saleen.com.