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Saleen S281 SC ‘2001

Saleen S281 SC ‘2001


VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2+2-passenger, 2-door coupe

PRICE AS TESTED: $34,177 (base price: $34,177–base price includes all performance-enchancing options.)

ENGINE TYPE: supercharged and Intercooled SOHC 16- valve V-8, iron block and aluminum heads, Ford/Saleen EEC-V engine-control system with port fuel injection

Displacement: 281 cu in, 4601cc
Power (SAE net): 350 bhp @ 5000 rpm
Torque (SAE net): 410 lb-ft @3000 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 5-speed manual

Wheelbase: 101.3 In Length: 183.2 in
Curb weight: 3540 lb

Zero to 60 mph: 5.1 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 12.8 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 24.4 sec
Street start 5-60 mph: 5.5 sec
Standing l/4-mile: 13.8 sec @ 103 mph
Top speed (drag limited): 154 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 160 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dla skidpad: 0.22 g

EPA city driving: 17 mpg
C/D-observed: 15 mpg

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