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2014 Saleen Foursixteen Model S

     

2014 Saleen Foursixteen Model S

Based on the Tesla Model S, Saleen introduce the 'Foursixteen' for the first time at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. (more below)

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2014 Saleen Foursixteen Model S

All Electric Saleen Sixteen is Based on Tesla Model S

Source: Saleen | Published: Mon Aug 18, 2014 by Andrew D.

(continued from above)

"Tesla has created an entirely new class of American automobile", explained Steve Saleen. "There are many similarities to this and how Ford created the 'pony car' class in 1964 with the Mustang, which is how these vehicles stand out from the rest of the pack."

Aggressiveness Design

From the outside, the Foursixteen is a harmonious blend of aerodynamic aggressiveness and subtle classiness. Applying the same championship Saleen DNA used over the last three decades, Saleen has created a car that can drive the streets of Monaco and set records at Laguna Seca. From the Saleen crafted front fascia to the carbon fiber rear diffuser, the Foursixteen aerodynamic design is as inspired as it is functional.

Front aero management vents helps ensure that the Saleen Foursixteen model maintains a low pressure field as air acceleration increases around the chassis. Assisting the lower aero management is the unique V-shaped hood architecture efficiently directing hot air away from the drivetrain cooling system all while generating valuable downforce across the front section.

The rear fascia design finalizes the aerodynamic system as air moves across the cabin and onto the Saleen designed high-downforce decklid mounted spoiler. Mid-chassis air is directed across the carbon fiber accents stretching between the taillights. Supplying rear wake diffusion is a Saleen diffuser design that boosts aerodynamic downforce capability.

Electric Power

Just like the rest of the Saleen lineup, this car is more than just an eye catching aerodynamic package. Propelling the new Foursixteen is the 3-phase, four pole AC induction motor and copper rotor with the upgraded Saleen drivetrain including an all-new 11.39:1 final gear ratio for quicker acceleration. Also new for the Foursixteen is a Saleen specific MAXGRIPTM locking differential that allows each wheel to efficiently apply rotational force and maximize traction and grip in performance environments. All of the Saleen engineered driveline components increase efficiencies in torque management, give a track capable throttle response, and provide faster acceleration. Overall the Foursixteen is a well-balanced vehicle and sounds great too!

Saleen Foursixteen Model S: Review (2/2)

Specs
AT (automatic transmission), MT (manual transmission)
Powertrain
Type Electric Motor
Displacement n/a
Electric Power 416 hp (310 kW)
Electric Torque 443 lb-ft (600 Nm)
Redline n/a
Driveline Rear Wheel Drive
Transmission n/a
Brakes & Tires
Brakes Ventilated Discs (Std.)
Carbon Ceramic (Opt.)
Tire Size Front - Rear R19 - R19
Exterior Dimensions & Weight
Length 196 in (4978 mm)
Width 77.3 in (1963 mm)
Height 56.5 in (1435 mm)
Curb Weight 4647 lb (2108 kg)
Performance
0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) 4.2 s (4.3 s)
1/4 Mile 12.6 s
60-0 mph Braking n/a
Top Speed 130 mph (210 km/h)
Fuel Economy
Electric Range 265 miles (426 km)
Origin & Price
Manufacturer's Origin United States
Base Retail Price (MSRP) 152,000 USD

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