Saleen S281 SC

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I had been shopping for a S197-style Mustang GT since I saw the initial photos in 2004. In November 2006, I found this car on eBay. As luck would have it, a local Ford dealer was selling it. My wife and I visted the dealer to inspect the car and give it a test drive. All I could say was, "Wow!" The performance and handling of the Saleen was superior to any other Mustang I had test driven. We bought the car that night and I have been using it as my daily driver ever since.

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Three-quarters driver-side front view.


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Front grill and fascia. The original owner had the bumper serial number removed. :-(


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Driver-side view. The color is Windveil Blue.


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Three-quarters driver-side rear view.


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Rear view.


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Three-quarters passenger-side rear view.


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Passenger-side view.


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Three quarters passenger-side front view.


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20" wheels and 14" slotted and vented disc brakes.


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Leather covered back seats.


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Leather front seats with the vented Saleen headrests.


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View of the driver-side dash and center console.


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Full instrumentation and adjustable gauge colors.


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400hp supercharged 4.6 liter V8 with 2-phase intercooler.


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Another view of the engine.


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The manufacturer's plate in the engine compartment with the build date and serial number of the car.


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The plate on the dash has the model number and also the serial number.


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The obligatory "parked in my garage" picture.


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Who says this is not an economy car. :-)


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OMFGWTF!?!?!?! My first body panel dent. :-(


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There is nothing like a freshly waxed car. Shiny!


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Here are a couple of other specialty Mustangs I've run across … A Rouche Stage 3 Mustang.


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I came up on this red Saleen while driving home one evening.


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The next day, I saw this Shelby Cobra Mustang while riding to lunch.


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I spotted this green Saleen Mustang on a sunny spring afternoon.


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We stopped behind this Mustang GT while on vacation in New England.


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This just isn't fair! :-(


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While not as fast as a Saleen, my brother-in-law's smart fortwo draws its share of attention on the road.