Saleen S7 Twin Turbo 

  • $555k
  • 2005
  • 740 HP 7.0L
  • 247 mph
0-60mph in 2.8 seconds makes a street-legal supercar that much more inviting when encountering true American muscle in a V8, 7-liter engine.
by Top Speed (Mar, 2006)
In addition, the exhaust incorporates dual catalysts per cylinder bank, EGR and those aforementioned twin wastegates.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo


S7 Twin Turbo
3.4 s
McLaren P1
2.7 s
918 Spyder
2.8 s

Top speed

S7 Twin Turbo
247 mph
MT900 S
190 mph
Ford GT
205 mph


S7 Twin Turbo
5.9 s
Ford GT
8 s

1/4 mile

S7 Twin Turbo
10.5 s
MT900 S
11.8 s
Ford GT
11.7 s

Data points Key details of the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo


S7 Twin Turbo
McLaren P1
918 Spyder


S7 Twin Turbo
740 HP
MT900 S
550 HP
Ford GT
550 HP

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Saleen S7 Twin Turbo
From the plenum the air is routed to the twin ball bearing turbos, is pressurized to 5.5 psi max and then passes through an oval-bore throttle body into an aluminum intake manifold with eight individual runners.
Saleen-engineered Brembo-supplied lightweight aluminum six-piston mono-block calipers are fitted front and rear.

2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo - Top Speed
Since the S7 was first introduced in 2002, the newly revisited Twin Turbo design has pushed the envelope further from 500hp and 500 lb-ft of torque, to a life-altering 750hp and 750 lb-ft of torque.
0-60mph in 2.8 seconds makes a street-legal supercar that much more inviting when encountering true American muscle in a V8, 7-liter engine.

2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

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Nevertheless, Saleen hopes to revitalize its mid-engine supercar with a turbocharged version of its 7.0-liter Ford V-8.
Thanks to twin, water-cooled Garrett turbos, this high-tech, all-aluminum engine now delivers 750 hp @ 6300 rpm and 700 lb-ft of torque at 4800 rpm.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Saleen
Price $555,000
Year 2005
Highest auction price $412k, January 2009


Body style Coupe


Drivetrain RWD w/Limited Slip Differential
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 3.7:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,750 lb
Width 78.3 in
Height 41 in
Length 188 in
Front track width 68.8 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in

road tests

Top speed 247 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s
0-60mph 3.4 s
0-100mph 5.9 s
0-200kph 9.9 s
Lateral acceleration 1.1 g

power & handling

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


Displacement 7,000 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Twin turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Bore/stroke 4.12 in / 4 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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