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Old 07-21-2015
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Default Q: Will Saleen produce a new XP Explorer? - 2014 Photo

Found this photo while skimming for older XP8 and general explorer info on Youtube this past week. (That is how I found out about 2000-0023)

Apparently during the 2014 Saleen Facility open house, front and center was what appears to be a 2014 or 2015 (not the new front end of the 2016) Saleen XP8 Ford Explorer

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2014 or 2015 Saleen XP8 Explorer ??

Was anyone at this open house? Any back story to the vehicle? Is it an actual prototype by Saleen or someone's project car? Since they had it in a more prominent position - seems to me it was something Saleen was actually involved in.
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Interesting....
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Jason Cenora dressed a new Explorer with a Saleen theme. Not a Saleen corporate vehicle.
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Jason Cenora dressed a new Explorer with a Saleen theme. Not a Saleen corporate vehicle.
Very cool. So were there any comments about the vehicle by the Saleen folks or was it blown off?

Anymore photos?
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Anymore photos?
More photos.
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And more.......
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Very cool. I am surprised to see that Steve was signing it. I remember reading in another thread awhile back about being hesitant to sign another vehicle as there was a question about it being a "Genuine" Saleeen.

I replied on another thread that it would be very interesting to see what Phil Frank would do with the Explorer (2016 with the most recent styling) body-kit wise. Too bad no one knows him and ask him for some "just for kicks" input.
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Every time I've met Steve I've bothered him about making another XP. Do it Steve!!
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We love our XP8. Just worried one day something or someone will strike one of the bumpers.
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We love our XP8. Just worried one day something or someone will strike one of the bumpers.
I feel the same way!
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I see that Saleen is now offering 86 and up side skirts, bumpers etc. Would be nice for some XP8 parts!

And I too would love to see a 2016 or 2017 XP8!!! Liz, Molly, Steve, how about it??
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I would be standing in line to order one! My 2000-32 would love to have another brother!! PLEASE STEVE
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We actually picked up a spare set of bumper covers for the XP8 / XP6. Considering repairing the rear (minor damage) and offering the set for sale for a ridiculous price. If someone wants them bad enough (at high price) sell. Otherwise keep as a backup "just in case" situation.
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