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Saleen SA-30 Marks 30 Years
For the past 30 years, Steve Saleen’s mantra has been “Power in the hands of a few.” To celebrate his 30th anniversary of building Mustangs, Saleen will produce only a “few” SA-30 “30th anniversary” Mustangs.
Following the tradition of the six previous SA anniversary models, which started with the SA-10 in 1994, Saleen Automotive will produce only 10 of the special 302 Mustang models. But unlike previous cars, the SA-30 will be joined by a 620 Camaro and 570 Challenger, all limited to 10. All will be supercharged, with the Mustang getting the top rating at 625 horsepower.
“Once every five years, I celebrate the achievements with the automotive community through a commemorative vehicle,” said Steve Saleen. “Through our automotive passion, we celebrate every day that we are able to continue to design, develop, and produce the cars that we manufacture.”
In the past, Saleen Anniversary editions have carried a distinct paint scheme that is rooted in the motorsports livery from Saleen race vehicles. With 30 years marking the pearl anniversary, the SA-30 lineup is offered only in “Tire Smoke” pearl white Saleen paint with Speedlab yellow and black graphics. The Saleen interior package starts by removing the rear seat and rear deck for a true race car-type interior transformation with custom formed panels to separate the cabin from the trunk area.
Debuting on the SA-30 Mustang is Saleen’s new Frost-Touch Glass for the optional panoramic roof, which changes from translucent to opaque with the touch of a button.
The exclusivity comes at a price - MSRP for the SA-30 model is $95,000 before options. If you can handle it, orders can be placed at Saleen dealers nationwide or by contacting Saleen through www.saleen.com.