Road Tests Real world tests of S7 Twin Turbo vs Ford GT

0-60mph

Ford GT
3.6 s

Top speed

S7 Twin Turbo
247 mph
Ford GT
205 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

S7 Twin Turbo
10.5 s
Ford GT
11.7 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

Reasons to consider the
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

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Faster top speed 247 mph vs 205 mph 42 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more expensive sticker price $555k vs $150k Around 3.8x more expensive harder to own
Faster in the quarter mile 10.5 s vs 11.7 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Significantly more torque 702 ft-lb @ 4,800 RPM vs 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM More than 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 740 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM Around 35% stronger engine
Much bigger engine 7,000 cc vs 5,409 cc Around 30% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,750 lb vs 3,500 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Ford GT

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Ford GT

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Ford GT vs the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

S7 Twin Turbo  vs
Ford GT 
Brand Saleen Ford
Price 555,000 150,000
Year 2005 2003-2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.72 lb/hp 6.36 lb/hp
Maximum hp 740 HP @ 6,300 RPM 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 702 ft-lb @ 4,800 RPM 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM 6,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,000 cc 5,409 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.8:1 8.4:1
Bore/stroke 4.12 in / 4 in 3.55 in / 4.17 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

S7 Twin Turbo  vs
Ford GT 
Top speed 247 mph 205 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s 11.7 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 5.9 s 8 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Limited Slip Differential RWD w/Helical LSD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
Axle ratio 3.7:1 3.36:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 483/? 241 457/? 229
Rear wheels 508/? 305 483/? 292

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,750 lb 3,500 lb
Width 78.3 in 76.9 in
Height 41 in 44.3 in
Length 188 in 182.8 in
Front track width 68.8 in 63 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.7 in
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo
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