Saleen is calling it the next American exotic. That’s a stretch. Based on this initial taster of the 2015 Saleen 302 Mustang is goinged in the appropriate instructions. Steve Saleen has made good use of his time since restoring his namesake brand name in 2012. The timing could not have actually been anymore ideal also, considering that a little over a year after going back to Saleen, the brand new Ford Mustang made its launching. Yep, often, timing is everything.
The aftermarket company understood for constructing unwell specialized Mustangs has actually readied its initial interpretation of the brand-new Ford muscle car. It’s predictably called the 2015 Saleen 302 Mustang and also like its precursors, as well as it’s sure to have all of the familiar high-performance adjustments that Saleen has come to be known for.
2015 Saleen 302 Mustang Engine
Saleen offers us few various engines other specifics on the tuner auto, stating final specs as well as functions will certainly be launched better to the automobile’s unveiling. We can guess based upon the name that the automobile will be powered by the Mustang GT’s 5.0-liter engine V-8, which receives upgrades for 2015, though formal output numbers have yet to be revealed. Whatever the stock 2015 Mustang GT makes, expect the Saleen 302 to make even more. The 5.0-liter engine V-8 in Saleen’s limited-production George Follmer Edition Mustang was tuned to 470 hp, up 50 hp from the outbound GT version.
2015 Saleen 302 Mustang Compeitors
The Camaro ZL1 isn’t really an aftermarket-tuned vehicle, but it’s still ludicrously effective in its own. The lack of info on just how highly effective the brand-new Saleen 302 is visiting be leaves us with inquiries on how it could compare to the ZL1.
We’re going to take comfort understanding that given that the ZL1 is the most powerful road-legal Camaro Chevy has actually ever before constructed, it could much more compared to hold its own against a Saleen-tuned Mustang.
We wouldn’t be as confident with other Camaro but the ZL1’s 6.2-liter V-8 is down for the throwdown. That engine, it goes without saying, produces 580 horsepower as well as 556 pound-feet of torque, enabling it to strike 0 to 60 mph in under four secs to go with a full blast of 184 mph.