This is a discussion on Torque News: Saleen Rolls Out a 700-Horsepower, Off-Road-Ready Ford F-150 within the F150 Ecoboost News forums, part of the Ford F150 Ecoboost category; Patrick Rall from Torque News today reported that Saleen rolled out a 700-horsepower, off-road-ready Ford F-150 . “Continually adding to our lineup of performance vehicles ...
Patrick Rall from Torque News today reported that Saleen rolled out a 700-horsepower, off-road-ready Ford F-150.
“Continually adding to our lineup of performance vehicles is paramount to Saleen Automotive,” said Saleen CEO Steve Saleen. “We are introducing an off-road truck to our high-performance vehicles lineup with the Sportruck XR,” he continued. “Furthering our Saleen Automotive’s commitment to continued growth in the performance car and truck markets, we are proud to debut our Saleen Sportruck XR,” stated Saleen Automotive President Amy Boylan.
Under the Saleen Sportruck XR
When Steve Saleen and his team set out to create a Sportruck for off-road use, their goal wasn’t to build another off-road truck – they wanted to build the best off-road truck on the market. To bring in some world-class expertise on this subject, Saleen sought the help of championship-winning off-road racer Greg Foutz. The result is one of the most comprehensive turnkey packages on sale today, but with the XR package coming in multiple varieties, we will focus on the highest performance features that can be ordered with this beefy F-150.
Inside and Out
The wheels, tires and suspension setup gives the Saleen Sportruck XR an unmistakable stance, but the company wanted to make sure that these trucks were never mistaken for a basic F-150 with some upgrades. To help this truck stand out, Saleen has added unique front and rear bumpers, body-colored wheel flares, a unique grille, step bars, a new tailgate panel, the “power hood” and an array of unique badging all around.
On the inside, the Saleen Sportruck XR sports a full-leather interior, embroidered headrests, Saleen white face gauges, embroidered floor mats, a dash plaque with the model name and VIN and a more package-specific badging.