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Saleen Forums News 11-30-2017 02:35 PM

2018 Saleen 1 Debuts During LA Auto Show
 
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Text By: <a href="https://www.motor1.com/news/?author_id=52" rel="noopener" target="_blank">JAKE HOLMES</a> on November 30, 2017
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2018 Saleen S1 Is A 180 MPH, $100K Carbon Fiber Supercar Debut at los angeles auto show 2017.

The two-seater, mid-engine car packs a turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-four engine that was developed by Saleen. With 450 horsepower (336 kilowatts) and 350 pound-feet (474 Newton-meters) of torque, it’ll get to 60 miles per hour in a claimed 3.5 seconds and through the quarter-mile in 11.3 seconds. The top speed is claimed at 180 mph, and Saleen says the S1 pulls 1.2 g of cornering grip on a skidpad, thanks in part to its Continental ExtremeContact Sport tires.

The launch transmission is a six-speed manual, but Saleen says that the company will launch a paddle-shifter dual-clutch option “at some point.”

Inside the car, the simple dashboard consists of a digital instrument cluster behind the small, three-spoke steering wheel, with a secondary infotainment system on the center stack.

On the sidelines of the car’s debut, Steve Saleen said that the reason he wanted to make a more affordable supercar was that it will allow for greater sales and production volumes. He expects to build 1,500-2,000 S1s per year for the U.S., with a similar number for Europe and a “substantial” number for China. Interested customers can place a $1,000 deposit starting today.

[Source: Saleen Owners and Enthusiasts Club]

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