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The Beginning: 1985 Saleen Mustang

The Beginning: 1985 Saleen Mustang

This 1985 Saleen Mustang is a clean example of #89 of the 139 cars built in the first year of Saleen production. This must be one of the best still around, with all original paint and 53k miles. The owner has given it some reversible modifications for better road manners.

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The Daily Wrap

I. Chevrolet is toying with the idea of skipping the Frankfurt show to — you guessed it — save money. With a lack of new cars and a cash drought, the General is abandoning hope of turning up at the Frankfurt show while it still can. [Source: Autoblog]

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The Daily Wrap

The Daily Wrap

I. Despite bankruptcy, Steve Saleen released a new monster creation based on the Dodge Challenger. Called the SMS 570X, it’s packing a Mopar 6.0-liter with forged rods and slick new aluminum heads. With 700 stallions beneath your foot, you shouldn’t have a problem galloping all over whatever gets in your way. [Source: Autoblog]

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The Daily Wrap

The Daily Wrap

I. It has begun, er, it continues. The modification of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, that is. Even before the car hits dealerships in the States, boy racers in Korea have been hard at work giving us a sneak peek at what the Genesis Coupe can be. As if the little Korean wasn’t badass enough. Check [...]

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Steve Saleen Launches New Company

Steve Saleen Launches New Company

SMS to Build Hi-Po Pony Cars – But not Mustangs. After exiting the eponynous Saleen Inc, handing the keys as it were to the investors, then dabbling briefly with the Chinese, Steve Saleen is back in the performance car game with his new venture, SMS. Named for Steve’s initials, SMS will be following the tradition [...]

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Saleen S331

Saleen S331

Little known fact: Steve Saleen loves trucks. Over dinner, at the launch of his Ford F150-based Saleen S331, he regaled us with stories from the shortlived SCCA sport truck racing series of the late eighties. Ford had put Mr. Saleen in charge of taking their compact Ranger trucks into battle with Nissan, Toyota , et [...]

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