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Old 07-20-2018
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Thumbs up Saleen off-road sportruck xr

Looks like the model line-up is expanding:



CORONA, CA—July 20, 2018, Saleen Automotive introduces its latest innovative performance vehicle to their truck line—the Saleen Sportruck XR. This new, off-road Saleen Sport Truck XR will debut at 7 pm on Friday, July 20th at Harris Ford Lincoln, 20006 64th Avenue W, Lynnwood, WA. Also, visit the Saleen display and view the Saleen Sport Truck XR throughout the weekend at the 38th Annual Mustang Roundup held by Mustang Northwest in Bellevue, WA.

Steve Saleen’s legendary racing history includes driving in and winning more races than any other driver in the SCCA PRO Truck Series. To build the best off-road Saleen Sportruck, Saleen collaborated with Greg Foutz on this offering.

“Continually adding to our lineup of performance vehicles is paramount to Saleen Automotive,” said Saleen CEO Steve Saleen. “We are introducing an off-road truck to our high-performance vehicles lineup with the Sport Truck XR,” he continued. “Furthering our Saleen Automotive’s commitment to continued growth in the performance car and truck markets, we are proud to debut our Saleen Sport Truck XR,” stated Saleen Automotive President Amy Boylan.

The base chassis for all editions—White, Yellow, or Black Label—is the XLT Group with 301A Equipment Group. Many options begin with the 302A luxury group and include the 501A and 502A equipment groups. Further options are available to accommodate your taste.

Standard Signature Saleen Series Powertrain includes a naturally aspirated and super charged version, with 700+HP, Saleen Tuned Exhaust with High-Performance Filters. Racecraft suspension Black Label editions with additional features are available.

Exterior enhancements include Saleen-designed front and rear bumpers, body color door and tailgate handles, body-color wheel flares, and Saleen Grille, sidesteps, tailgate panel and power hood. The Sportruck XR comes with six-spoke alloy wheels 17x8.5 front and rear, shod with General Tire Grabber X3 33x12.7-17 front and rear. Options include 17 x 8-inch front and rear wheels in either Chrome or Carbonite.

Stopping is handled with Saleen’s Signature brakes standard on all versions in 13.8 -inch ABS vented front rotors with 2-piston calipers on fronts and 13.8 ABS vented rear rotors with 1-piston calipers on the rear. Optional are Saleen COLORLAB™ painted brake calipers, and either13.6-inch or 14-inch ABS slotted front rotors with 6-piston calipers.

The storied Saleen XR Suspension is the front 2.5 coil-over shocks to level out the front with the rear, and rear 2.5 Smooth Series shocks. The Black Label utilizes Saleen upper and lower control arms, Saleen Spindle, Fox tuned for Saleen, front shocks with by-pass for 12-inches of travel, Saleen rear leaf springs and Saleen bump stop with frame gusset, and Saleen custom-tuned rear by-pass shocks for 14-inches of travel.

Exterior trim includes Saleen windshield banner, Saleen door chevron stripes, Saleen 30th Championship wreath, and Saleen serialized front bumper numbers.

The interior boasts Saleen embroidered headrests, 8-way power driver’s seat, power adjustable pedals, signature Saleen White Face Gauges, Saleen embroidered floor mats, and dash plaque with Saleen model and serialized VIN.

Saleen Automotive Inc., based in Corona, CA, offers three main product lines, which consist of Saleen Super Cars, Saleen Signature Series, and Saleen Performance Vehicles. All are designed and engineered at Saleen Headquarters in Corona, CA. Contact Saleen Automotive to place your order.

Saleen wishes to thank the following sponsors: General Tire, Method Wheels, Edelbrock, Fox Shocks, Cover King with a special thanks to Addictive Desert Designs!

Media contact:

Saleen Automotive, Inc.
2735 Wardlow Road
Corona, CA 92882

About Saleen® Automotive, Inc.
Saleen® is an American specialty manufacturer of high-performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories, and apparel. Founder Steve Saleen has continually set the bar for automotive design and performance engineering in both street and racing applications. Saleen plans to utilize its existing strategic partnerships and dealer network to refine its design and engineering prowess, continue development of emerging automotive technologies, and expand its presence nationwide with a combination of automotive retail services, aftermarket parts and new vehicle sales to build significant long-term value.
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