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Saleen Automotive, formerly Saleen, Incorporated, commonly known as Saleen is an American manufacturer of high-performance sports cars and high-performance automotive, founded by Steve Saleen in 1983.

Most of Saleen's vehicles were highly modified versions of existing mass-produced sports cars such as the Ford Mustang. Saleen currently produces modified versions of the Mustang (S302), Camaro (S620) and the Challenger (S570 & S640). Saleen was also an automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM).

Saleen's flagship car was the Saleen S7, introduced in 2000. The S7 is a mid-engine, high-performance sports car that was initially priced at just under US$400,000. The S7 won four different GT championships in 2001 and has broken records at the prestigious 24-Hour Le Mans race. The S7 was Saleen's only production car not based on an existing design or chassis.

On November 11, 2008, Saleen announced has sold its corporate operations. However, the business units associated with the S7 and S5S Raptor in addition to the paint operations (including the Dodge Viper contract) were integral components of Saleen not purchased in the sale.

On April 2, 2012, Steve Saleen announced via press release and his Twitter account (@SteveSaleen) that he has, "Reunited With the Saleen Brand" followed by a link to Saleen.com's website.

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2000 - S7
2000 - SR