Car Name: Saleen S281 Extreme Ultimate Bad Boy Edition
Brand Name: Saleen
IRVINE, CALIF. Saleen Inc., manufacturer of the worlds fastest production car the Saleen S7 today announced it will be sponsoring the worlds largest road rally: The Great American Run. This event marks the state-side arrival of Europes most famous road rally taking place July 29 August 4, 2007. To celebrate the inaugural U.S. rally, Saleen Inc. has been commissioned by Cannonball Run World Events, Inc. (CRWE) to uniquely modify 25 stock Saleen S281 Extreme Mustangs with an additional 50 horsepower (aftermarket upgrade*), and identical black-on-black paint and graphics packages. CRWE has reserved one of the modified 600 horsepower Extremes for the winner of the event.
On July 29, 2007, 400 cars will start from four originating cities: Washington D.C., New York, Atlanta and Miami, to embark on a 3000 mile coast-to-coast free-for-all. Each night, entrants will enjoy luxury hotel accommodations at four star hotels and extravagant parties. Each of the cars will ultimately regroup in Las Vegas, where the remaining drivers will gather for the final leg of the rally to Los Angeles for the events award ceremony and track day at the historic Willow Springs Raceway.
The 2007 Saleen S281 Extreme is quickly becoming known as the worlds fastest production Mustang. With 550 horsepower, 525 lb-ft of torque, Saleens patented Racecraft suspension, close-ratio six-speed transmission, 4:10 rear gearing with a Maxgrip differential, high-flow cooling system, 15 slotted and vented disc brake system, and numerous additional internal and external performance enhancements; the Extreme rivals all competitors in the high-performance sports car world, including the Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Ferrari 430, Porsche 911 Carrera and the Dodge Viper SRT-10.
For the Great American Run, CRWE will be commissioning Saleen, Inc. to modify 25 stock Saleen S281 Extremes and having them converted to 600 horsepower, with aftermarket options available soon through the Saleen SpeedLab. CRWE has named this exclusive collection of cars �The Ultimate Bad Boy Edition� and will only make them available to race entrants.
The 550 horsepower Saleen S281 Extreme is currently available for purchase at The Saleen Store and Saleen Certified Dealers for those not participating in the event. Visit www.saleen.com for further product and dealer information.
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