2008 Saleen S281 RF give you 465 HP for under $50K

2008 Saleen S281 RF give you 465 HP for under $50K

Saleen has introduced the new 2008 Saleen S281 RF. The Saleen S281 RF is powered by a 4.6 liter V8 engine that produces 465 horsepower and 425 lb-ft. of torque. Limited to a 100 units, the Saleen S281 RF will carry an MSRP of $49,995.

Exterior modification include new front and rear bumpers, new side skirts, front Grille, rear center body panel and a rear spoiler. Inside Saleen added leather performance driving seats with red stitching, 6-gauge instrument cluster with 200 MPH speedometer and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with badge.

The Saleen S281 RF rides on 20″ chrome finished alloy, 7-spoke wheels with high-performance Dunlop tires.

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ENGINE

281 CID (4.6L) 3-Valve SOHC V8
465 HP @ 5800 RPM
425 lb-ft TQ @ 4000 RPM
3.55″ x 3.54″ Bore & Stroke
39 lb/hr Fuel Injectors
98 mm MAF
Port Matched Series VI Integrated Twin-Screw Supercharger
Dual-Stage Water-to-Air Intercooler System
Hi-Flow Inlet Tube, Air Box Cover & Filter
PowerFlash™ Performance Calibration
2.5″ Stainless Steel Center Exhaust System

DRIVETRAIN

5-Speed Manual Transmission
with 8.8″ Differential, 3.31:1 Final Drive
RACECRAFT SUSPENSION
Linear-Rate, Coil Springs (F/R)
Sway Bars, 1.38″ with HD Bushings (F), 0.79″ (R)
Front Struts (N2), Rear Shocks (N2)
Three-Link, Live Rear Axle with Panhard Rod

INTERIOR

Leather Performance Driving Seats with Red Stitching,
6-Way Power Adjustable Driver’s Seat & Power Lumbar
6-Gauge Instrument Cluster with 200 MPH Speedometer
& MyColor Feature
Chrome Dash Vent Bezels
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel with Badge
Leather Shift Boot with Red Stitching
Leather-Wrapped Billet Shift Knob & Short-Throw Shifter
Performance Driving Pedals with Driver Foot Brace
Serialized Dash Plaque
S281 Floor Mats & Aluminum Door Sill Plates
Saleen Key Fob
One-Touch Up/Down Power Windows
AM/FM/CD Sound System
Two Power Outlets
Variable-Speed Windshield Wipers
Air Conditioning
Rear Window Defroster
Dual Power Side-View Mirrors
Saleen/Eagle One Detail Kit
Owner’s Document Portfolio & Warranty Guide

BRAKING SYSTEM

Power Assisted 4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS
12.4″ Vented Front Disc Brake System
11.8″ Vented Rear Disc Brake

WHEELS & TIRES

20″ Chrome Finished Alloy, 7-Spoke Wheels
High Performance Dunlop Tires
Tire Pressure Monitoring System

EXTERIOR

Injection Molded Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO)
Front & Rear Fascias
Injection Molded TPO Side Skirts & Door Cladding
Front Grille
Integrated Front Turn Signals
Rear Center Body Panel
Rear Spoiler & End Caps
S281 Supercharged Graphics & Identification
RF Red Saleen Windshield Graphic
RF Red Saleen Bumper Insert
RF Red Serialized Front Bumper
Serialized Engine Bay Plaque
Championship Wreath Graphic

SAFETY & SECURITY

Dual-Stage Airbags
Driver’s Seat Position Sensor
Crash Severity Sensor
Lower Anchors & Tethers for Children (Latch) Safety Seats
Remote Keyless & Illuminated Entry System
3-Point Safety Belts for All Seating Positions
Side-Impact Door Beams

COLOR COMBINATIONS

Exterior Color/Graphic Color/Wheel Color
Black Clearcoat/Red/Chrome
Alloy Clearcoat Metallic/Red/Chrome

GENERAL DIMENSIONS & CAPACITIES (COUPE)

Vehicle Weight: 3620 lbs
Weight Distribution: 53/47 (F/R)
Wheelbase: 107.10 in
Track: 62.8 in/63.9 in (F/R)
Width: 74.0 in
Length: 189.1 in
Height: 56.0 in
Trunk Space: 13.1 cu ft
Fuel Capacity: 15.7 gal

 

Source: Saleen (via AutoBlog)

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